• Bathroom Redo.

    Bathroom Redo.

    Okay. So we have this really tiny bathroom off our entry hallway and from the moment I saw it, I knew we needed to give it a “little” facelift. Usually I’m pretty good at gauging how long a project is going to take and I thought this would be two weekends, tops. Nope! Ha. It’s…

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  • Darkening the Doorway.

    Darkening the Doorway.

    When we were touring our house for the first time, I walked up to go inside and saw the cutest doorbell. I like to say that I knew we were going to buy this house just based on that right there. I think it was the only thing in the house that I would have…

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  • A Touch of Blush.

    A Touch of Blush.

    Hi All, In between our kitchen and living rooms we have this sort of floating wall. The kitchen side houses our pantry and some other cupboards and the living room side was just a blank space. After we painted all the walls and trim in the kitchen, dining, living room and entry a bright white…

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  • Kitchen Part III: Finishing Touches

    Kitchen Part III: Finishing Touches

    Hi Guys! So we painted the cabinets and the countertops (yay!). I also took some time to paint the window trim black. Once we had taken all the plastic down, the kitchen felt like it was really starting to come together. Since my day job involves looking at catalogs for kitchen and bathroom fixtures all…

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  • Kitchen Part II: Countertops

    Kitchen Part II: Countertops

    Hi All! Once we painted the cabinets a nice bright white, the existing laminate countertops looked even more dated than before. I knew I wanted to tackle them next in hopes of being able to cook again. I started by taping off the lower cabinets and appliances with plastic dropcloths. I purchased a kit specifically…

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  • Kitchen Part I: The Cabinets

    Kitchen Part I: The Cabinets

    Hi Friends! The first thing I decided to tackle when we moved in was our kitchen. Mostly because I knew I wanted to paint the cabinets and I didn’t want to unpack all our stuff and then have to take it out to paint it later. Here’s what we were dealing with:   We removed…

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  • Welcome.

    Hi All! I thought I would make my first post an introduction. My name is Holly! I’m twenty four and I love a good DIY project. When my husband and I were looking to buy our first home this last spring I knew I wanted something that needed a few cosmetic updates so I could…

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