Door Hardware Clean-up Tutorial

It’s another tutorial friends…because I learned something new (and super easy) and feel like I should save another poor soul any wasted, unnecessary effort. We saved all the original main floor doors – because they are completely amazing! Both the doors and all the hardware had at least 87 coats of paint on them. At

Tuesday Tidbits

Time for another Tuesday Tidbits and we have been moving fast! The pseudo-finish line is in sight (I say this because we won’t actually be totally finished…but finished enough to move in). We are definitely getting a little adrenaline push for some of these projects. This past week we installed the gigantic hood over what

Friday Favorites

Ahhhh…the weekend is finally here. We are through Halloween and looking towards Thanksgiving. And we just might be moved into this house by Christmas! For all of you that have stated how sad you will be once this project is done (and you have no blog posts to read), fear not! Just because we are moving

What’s In Your Toolbox?

Every once in a great while we do a slightly different style of blog post. Okay…to be clear, you guys know that I write these posts. It’s not really a “we” thing.  “We” actually do all the work on the house together. “We” have an equal say in all things pertaining to the house. But

Tuesday Tidbits with a Confession

Friends and followers we have a confession to make on this Tuesday Tidbits. We are done. No, no, no…we aren’t actually done with the house. We are simply done mentally. We are done physically. We are over it. We have somehow allowed ourselves to fall into the scam of social media. While scrolling through Instagram

Tuesday Tidbits

Another week and So. Much. Progress. for this Tuesday Tidbits post! I’ll just get right into it, because there is a lot this week. The upstairs guest suite has everything done except the shower glass install (leaned up against the wall) and carpet. Otherwise it is done! All touch-ups, lights, etc! Funny story about the

Tuesday Tidbits Part 2

**If the house stuff is your only interest, keep scrolling down!** This Part 2 of Tuesday Tidbits is to fill you in on some personal stuff as well as house stuff. We have some busy days surrounding us right now…exciting but busy. Many of you have asked about the New York City Marathon that I

Tuesday Tidbits

AHHHH….it has been another busy and productive week at our house! Lots of pics for this Tuesday Tidbits post to show some of our updates. Trent has been continuing to work on the bathrooms. I absolutely love the faucets we selected (9 months ago). On past projects, I haven’t been willing to splurge on items

Tuesday Tidbits

It’s a strange sentence for me to write, but we didn’t really have a crazy, insane, over-the-top busy week at the house. It was nice…very, very nice. Trent was out of the country for a few days on a work/fun trip and when he sent me this pic I became a little giddy. He caught

Tuesday Tidbits

It has been another super busy week! Our Tuesday Tidbits could seriously have 100 photos and updates this week – but I won’t bore you. Plus, I think it would take me an entire day to sort and download them all. Here are the week’s highlights: Since Trent was able to build the 2 crazy