For the first year of us living in the house, our basement/garage was a nightmare. And I mean NIGHTMARE! Our foundation is built out of ICF (insulated concrete form) which is basically glorified Styrofoam. It is a fabulous building product, but left uncovered is HIDEOUS. Really, concrete oozing out of Styrofoam walls might be one… Continue reading Basement Transformation!
I spent the weekend working on my soon-to-be nephew's nursery, which made me realize that I have yet to show you my girl's rooms! To my kids dismay, I like to design kids bedrooms similar to adult bedrooms: light, airy and minimal, but with a touch of whimsy. If my kids had it their way,… Continue reading Kids Bedrooms
Since it's Thursday, and cruising by our last house on my way home this morning made me miss our cute old abode, I thought I would take you down memory lane with some before and after pictures of our Running Deer Trail project. People thought we were crazy when we bought that house, but even… Continue reading Throwback Thursday!
I know, I know... You're thinking: "REALLY, didn't you JUST show us your study?! Where is the KITCHEN, THE LIVING ROOM, THE BEDROOMS?! Show us something JUICY!!" I get it. I would be wondering the same thing too. I swear, we do have places to cook, hang and sleep - they're just still in the… Continue reading Study 2.0
Sadly, this is probably the last post I will ever make for our "Ugly House" as we officially closed on the sale last Thursday. We poured our hearts and souls into this house for almost 3 years, and are finally done making improvements to it. With construction moving rapidly at our Creekside home, we felt it was the… Continue reading The end of a chapter and the long awaited before and after photos of Project Ugly House!
One of the many things that we didn't like about this house when we bought it was the dreadful master bathroom. Aside from it being REALLY ugly, you literally have to walk through it BEFORE you reach the bedroom. From an aesthetic standpoint, one of the issues with this type of layout is that the bathroom is the first impression of the bedroom. From… Continue reading Barn or bedroom?