Happy New Year! When I think about 2014, I get overwhelmed. It was a good year and a hard year, too. We couldn’t feel more grateful to be on this end of it. I plan on diving back into another VERY FULL year of renovating and blogging–ohhhh I can’t wait to share with you what is on deck for 2015–next week, but I feel I would be doing this little blog a disservice if I didn’t recap at least some of 2014s’ projects.
We did an insane amount of work this year. Big projects, like tearing up all of our flooring. Adding a fence! But, I thought it would be best (and the most approachable) to just to highlight each month’s most popular most. It didn’t always equate to the largest project of the month, which is a great lesson for me to learn and keep in mind.
APR: Our little Faye arrived (the highlight of our whole year!)
SEP: Paint on a Globe!
OCT: It was a tie between Greta’s Room Reveal and! Tips For Making Your Best Engineer Prints Look Their Best
NOV: The Entry is Done!
DEC: A DIY Baby Gate
See you all Monday!
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Befores, afters, mood boards, plans, failures, wins. We’ve done a lot of projects, and they’re all here.
We have a long-standing relationship with DIY, and love rolling our sleeves up and making it happen.
Even when you don’t want to rip down a wall, you can make that space in your home better. Right now.
Over the weekend Brooke (our social media manager) and I went to the Parade of Homes in the Raleigh area and it was so fun to get a feel of how other people in our new area are living and living large! The purpose of the parade is so that home builders and designers can […]
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