• 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 […]

  • Life
  • Backyard Shed: My New Workspace

    backyard shed workshop

    Over the past few weeks I’ve been working on running electric to our backyard shed and completed the feat last week. Immediately afterwards, I cleared out my work desk and took these photos to share with you. This is my little oasis, tucked inside the little building my husband and father built (I helped a […]

  • 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 […]

  • Inspiration
  • Kitchen Design

    brass, quartz, terrazzo, subway tile

    Today is a big turning point for our kitchen remodel. We’ll be taking out the remaining cabinets, finishing up the initial electrical work, and preparing our home for the terrazzo floor to be refinished. I’ll be saying goodbye to our functioning kitchen sink and quite possibly my sanity. But! It’s the step in the right […]