Two Updates in One Week

Happy Black Friday, friends! Hopefully, everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We DID take the entire day off yesterday, but there won’t be any shopping for us this today (unless we can count a trip to the hardware store). As I mentioned on Tuesday, this week has been so busy that I needed to do a

You’re Gonna’ Need a Bigger Boat

As you may remember from this post, Trent and I ordered our kitchen cabinets a year ago! An entire year! Well, the time has finally come for those cabinets to earn their keep. They have been hanging out in our garage this entire time and few days ago we pulled off the tarp. We dusted

Tuesday Tidbits

The staircase is almost fully finished! The major items have been completed, but we have a few finishing touches to still get around to. If I were a bettin’ gal, I would say we won’t get around to those finishes until after we have moved in. #priorities On Saturday I decided to pull up the

Tuesday Tidbits

Another week means another Tuesday Tidbits and we are EXTREMELY pleased with this one! The drywall is moving along and we should be able to start painting next week (assuming I actually commit to some paint colors). We knew the drywall would make the house feel a little more closed in, but it’s still a

The Story of the Wood Stain

A few weeks ago I mentioned that the kitchen cabinets were finished and delivered. The wood is maple and the stain is Dark Kona. But there is a story behind the stain: Deciding what type of cabinets we wanted took some time (and a little compromise on both sides), but the real decision seemed to

Main Living Space = Done

That’s right….our main (primary) living space is done. Mostly.  I mean I might change out a light fixture or two, but it’s done.  Initially, we were going to move on to finishing the lower level.  However, we have since decided that the master suite needs a facelift.  We start demo’ing the master suite this weekend.