• DIY
  • Two Shelves Down, Two to Go!

    Installing Floating Shelves in Kitchen

    This week I’ve been working on installing floating shelves in our kitchen. Soon after we finished tiling last week, I prepared the shelves for installation and have been working on them ever since. My dad joined two pieces of ash wood together for the shelves and they turned out beautifully. I had planned to install […]

  • DIY
  • Weekend Tiling

    After taking months to decide, I finally chose a tile for our kitchen backsplash. By finally chose I really mean that I purchased subway tile from one store, changed my mind the next day and returned the tile, then went to another store and purchased my second choice. I could have waffled some more (confessions […]

  • Our Home
  • Entry Way: The Reveal

    black door kwikset entry way

    Kwikset sent me some products to make this makeover possible. This is a sponsored post but all of these opinions are 100% my own. Our little entry way has been a work in progress since January and I’m happy to be able to call it complete. Here’s where it all started, back in October. Then […]

  • Our Home
  • Kitchen: Current State

    We’ve made a lot of progress in our kitchen in the past several weeks. (As a reminder, here’s where we were when we started.)┬áThe last time I updated you, we were in the demolition phase and were refinishing the terrazzo floors. Once the floors were finished, we began the long process of building and installing […]

  • Life
  • All Set – Well, Kind Of

    cradle, mid century changing table, nursery, bedroom

    Last week I woke up with an itch to paint our bedroom and managed to finish in one day – which is a huge feat for me. The next day I trimmed out a door in our bedroom and spent the next couple of nights painting the new trim and old, yellowing door. Although our […]

  • Renovation
  • Our Terrazzo

    This week we’re taking a big step in this kitchen renovation by refinishing our terrazzo floors. Everything is piled in the living room and completely chaotic but it’s a huge turning point in this remodeling process. Our contractor will start with a treatment of paint and varnish remover followed by heavy duty hydrogen peroxide to […]