| 1st House & Project Tour |


Hi! Come on in! Take a look around and please, feel free to ask any questions you’ve got. We purchased our split level ranch home in August 2011 and worked on up until the day we sold it in August 2016.

sunroom - mudroom- bar storage and seating - gray and yellow

striped wall room with painted furniture

Sunroom project info: two-tone painted chairs / reupholstered bench / striped walls / framed art / upcycled tray stripping wallpaper

Paint Colors: Partridge Gray (Better Homes & Garden, color matched to Behr), White Truffle (Behr)

open concept split level ranch house floor plan - sunroom mudroom to kitchen

eames knockoff white kitchen chairs

Kitchen project info: wall art / swing shelf / DIY key hook  / painted backsplash / faux molding door / barstool redo(not pictured) / painted windowsill / recessed lighting / canister command center

Paint Color: Manilla Tint (Behr)

navy white wood living room

navy gray living room

front entrance- silver and white

Living room & entryway project info: DIY giant wall art / updated end tablesglazed accent table (and how to turn it into a hidden litterbox)/ concealed thermostat / how to get rid of a chalkboard wall / entryway organization

Paint Color: Wheat Bread (Behr)

painted white bathroom tile one year later

Bathroom project info: how to paint tile / geometric walls & grout paintmetal mirror redo / salsa jar light fixtures / curtain from a cardigan (no longer there)/ frosted windows / vanity organization 

Paint Colors: Fountain (Sherwin Williams), City Nights (Clark + Kensington)

gray navy wooden officenavy and wood office

Office project info: desk assembly / furniture arrangement / framed art / tree stump end tables / repairing cat damage to a chair / DIY upholstered ottoman 

Paint Color: Smokey Blue (Behr)

master bedroom after

wooden pet dish- inexpensive and easy to DIY

Master bedroom project info: decor /swing shelf (not pictured) / closet curtain / window treatments /  DIY remote pouch  (not pictured)/ spray painted dresserDIY craft crate end table

Paint Color: Sand Dollar White (Behr)

wood shim wall decor gray guest room

built in desk

Guest room project info: DIY wood shim art / paint dipped high chair / wood barrel update / DIY closet turned office / DIY Wood Shim Frame / chair redo

Paint Color: Partridge Gray (Better Homes & Garden, color matched to Behr)

basement basement2

Basement project info: how to hide wires / built in shelves / stair update (in progress) / subwoofer isolation pad

Paint Color: City Nights (Clark + Kensington)

So fresh, so bright!

Half bathroom project info: wainscoting

Paint Color: Waterscape (Behr)

Also, if you’re a new homeowner check out THIS THREAD which includes lots of tips for first time homeowners.


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  2. Hi Stephanie. Participating in the Bloggertunities challenge for this week. I chose you as one that I had never met before. So…good to meet you. I am Denise from Denise Designed. Browsing through your blog, I love your tenacity and what you have done with the house. Congrats. Look forward to following the blog and your social media for new updates. Have a fab week!

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