Wainscoting DIY

wainscoting DIY

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Now that we have completed most of the mechanical repairs after moving into our new home, it’s time to start work on some cosmetic changes. One of the first rooms getting a makeover is the dining room.

We started out by painting the walls, existing chair rail and crown molding. {Note- I painted the lower wall white before adding the wainscot molding.} After some research, I found this wainscoting DIY tutorial […]

Master Bedroom Makeover

master bedroom makeover

It’s been a busy summer. Lots of activities- vacation, string camp, 4-H, and lots of home improvements.

I’ll try to post a summer recap post in the next few days, but for now I’ll share our master bedroom makeover. {I did promise my faithful facebook followers that I would do so!} It’s something we decided to do for our 15 year anniversary which was almost a year ago. Ahem.

I kind of forgot to take […]

Ambitious To-Do List Completed!

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I posted my ambitious to-do list on Friday. Here it is again:

touch up the white wall paint in the entry hall touch up the trim paint throughout the house paint the sliver of ceiling above the breakfast bar and of a small hallway finish “winterizing” our front yard

You’ll see that I got everything crossed off. I have to admit though that I didn’t get everything finished on Friday. I used my Saturday morning, […]

Ambitious To-Do List

We’ve already completed quite a few home improvement projects this year, mainly the kitchen and library/music room. But there are still a few smaller jobs I’d like to tackle before family comes to town for the holidays.

So, today I am going to:

touch up the white wall paint in the entry hall touch up the trim paint throughout the house paint the sliver of ceiling above the breakfast bar and of a small hallway […]

Living Room Makeover

From Living Room to Library and Music Room

We’ve lived in our split level home for almost 15 years and are finally getting close to finishing all the major home improvement projects we had planned or envisioned. I previously shared pictures of our kitchen makeover. Today, I’ll take you on a tour of our most recent project, the library/music room.

Our realtor took the following three pictures of our home at the home inspection. (This […]

Kitchen Makeover

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As I mentioned in our Long Overdue Weight Loss Update, we’ve been working on several home improvement projects. Now that we are nearing completion I thought it would be fun to share where we started out and what we’ve done to (hopefully!) improve our space.

Let’s start with the kitchen.

Here’s what our kitchen looked like when we bought our home 14 years ago. Our realtor took pictures of the entire house at the inspection, […]