My New House: Exterior Paint & Patio Plans

My New House: Exterior Paint & Patio Plans

As we finish up the little last items from our first phase of renovations, I can’t help but think of what’s next!  And also, focus on thinking about warmer days ahead where we can spend time outside!  So today I thought I’d share my plans for my patios and exterior...
Dream Home Renovations Realised

Dream Home Renovations Realised

Home makeover Home renovations come in all shapes and sizes, but the desire to overhaul our living space will always be a balancing act between budget, time, and resources. We recently ran a survey of 1,000 homeowners to find out about their dream home renovation...
Roundup: Retail Bathroom Vanities

Roundup: Retail Bathroom Vanities

Photo by Michael J. Lee.  Vanity used is #30 below in grey! When planning our lightning fast renovation, I had to forego some of the custom details I initially thought I would do – like a custom vanity in the kids bath – in favor of something store bought and ready to...
Quick Source: Botanical Prints

Quick Source: Botanical Prints

Wall Color: Ben Moore Winds Breath  // Trim Color: Ben Moore White Dove // Sconces: Circa With the snowstorm arriving shortly, I have to shift into Mom mode for the rest of the day but I got a lot of questions last night about the botanical prints we (and by “we” I...
And I’m Back….

And I’m Back….

Oh boy- we did it! We are moved in! Holy smokes. Moving during a pandemic with two little kids is not for the faint of heart. We’re slowly getting settled, and I have to fight the urge to organize every second of every day. And I’m now trying to catch up on work too...
My New House: The Mudroom Plan

My New House: The Mudroom Plan

I’m not sure I’ve ever gotten more questions about a source than I have for my mudroom faux brick tile. Yes, it’s faux brick, porcelain tile, not thin brick veneer or full brick and mortar. First of all, we had a certain floor height we needed to work with in the...