Next in our new upstairs home renovation tour, the extra bedroom! Before:This room was DISGUSTING. Tearing out the carpet exposed how dirty these people were. There were holes in the walls, graffiti everywhere…. After:We are currently staying in this bedroom until our new bed comes in, but it’s really meant to be for company (anyone […]
We thought it would never happen! The carpet is in and we have upstairs living space… After carpet went in on Friday, we spent the weekend finishing up things, moving around furniture, etc. We are totally pooped but thrilled with the outcome. So, for the next few days, I will be updating the blog with […]
DRESSER! See before photos below…. we are very happy with the results, although it truly does look so much better in person. Ryan stripped and sanded it and I painted it black and rubbed it out so you can see some of the wood underneath. Then, we got snazzy new hardware and done!
Ryan and I spent the weekend working on some projects – all are coming along quite nicely. Ryan has been working on our new dresser for the bedroom – a great find and total steal for $35 from the nearby Salvation Army. It’s quite lovely, right? He stripped it and sanded it and then I […]
WOW! What a difference they make. It really is starting to look like a home, now. Our living and dining room have curtains now. You want to test a marriage? Make your husband put up curtains when he wants to lay on the couch… Particularly when the husband didn’t think the curtains were necessary in […]
Although you may not have seen the photos, the previous owners of our home were, shall we say, doodlers… You cannot read it, you say? Basically, the prior owners were saying “RIP” to a lot of different folks. We don’t know what happened to these people – perhaps the 20 steak knives we found hidden […]