We’ve been busy with house projects as usual. The bathroom tub finally got fresh caulk and, despite the fact that there is still marbled banana yellow tile everywhere, the tub at least feels new(ish) and clean(er). The huge tree limb that fell down a week after we bought the house and has been in an… Continue reading A new garden
We’ve got a whole new yard to work with this year for the garden. A roomy yard with a sunny corner, thanks to a large, recently felled tree branch. Despite the month, it feels like spring here – warmer weather and plenty of sunshine lately, with longer days and cool breezes. This morning we received… Continue reading Springtime Garden Notes: Starting a Garden
You may have noticed that there’s been an influx of blog posts lately. We’ve been so hard at work with reno projects that it hasn’t left much time for blogging, and now it’s catch up tie. Today, I’m so excited to share one of our favorite reno projects so far – our floor-to-ceiling built-in bookshelves… Continue reading Ikea hack built-in bookshelves
Easily seal butcher block counter tops to keep them clean and beautiful.
YC and I are so lucky that we had incredibly loving, creative, talented, supportive people surround us on our wedding day. We wanted a DIY wedding from start to finish, and that’s pretty much what we had. YC’s sister and my aunt took beautiful photos, my mom and I designed the decor (with plenty of… Continue reading Baby’s Breath Rustic Wedding Flowers
I made these rustic hors d’oevres labels last summer in prep for YC and my wedding, and when the day finally I arrived, I completely forgot to use them. Still, I thought they were pretty (and very budget friendly), so here they are on the blog!
A few weekends ago, it was all about closets at the Project House. While YC voiced his shock and disbelief at the number of clothing boxes that tagged along with me when I moved westward, I tackled our problem of tiny closets. It turned out that our closets were not so much tiny as very… Continue reading $150 custom closet system