Category Archives: house work

Before and afters

I guess this will be a running post as we slowly update the rooms. KITCHEN before after GUEST BEDROOM before after MASTER BEDROOM before: after (still needs wall art) BASEMENT before after Cute nooks and crannies The bottom of the … Continue reading

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Front lawn transformation

Last weekend, I decided to pull up all the weeds and make my front law acceptable again. I planted day lilies last year in hopes that I wouldn’t have to landscape this year, but there were a bajillion weeds, and … Continue reading

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Moving day!

Finally time to move in! J and I have been bringing as many loads in our cars as we could during the week. It has been exhausting, but we are finally moved into the house. We had some great friends … Continue reading

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Painting day 4 – final day!

Finishing up day! J painted the master bedroom while I did the faux-finish in the basement and touched up the cabinets in the kitchen. Not many shots of the master, but here’s the final product: The nice thing about faux-finishes … Continue reading

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Painting day 3

Today can be summed up by this: (www.hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com) We were pretty exhausted from the last couple says, so decided to take it easy. We did a second coat of the brown in the basement, then we finished taping the master … Continue reading

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Painting day 2

Painting lesson #1 – open a hole for the air vent, otherwise the drop cloth will inflate as such: J finishing up the painting. The room started as blue, which would be just fine if we had a young son, … Continue reading

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Painting day 1

Yay!! We’re finally in our house! Now the real work starts… Here is the basement, red accent wall and Christmas-themed fireplace. Don’t get me wrong, I love Christmas, it’s my second favorite holiday, but I don’t need to celebrate it … Continue reading

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