Teaching Old Houses New Tricks

Renovations & Real Estate

This week’s project was removing all the layers of paint from our porch floor and front walkway. “Sounds simple enough,” you might say. But you would be sorely mistaken. As it turns out, removing 5-6 layers of paint from a hundred year old concrete slab is not easy.

Front Porch Makeover Spring 2020, One Room Challenge, Our House, Renovations, Uncategorized

May 21, 2020

Southern Front Porch Makeover – Spring 2020 One Room Challenge – Week 3 – Demo Day

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It’s time for the Spring One Room Challenge! We’re making over our big southern front porch–come along for the ride every Thursday for the next 8 weeks as we give this front porch a facelift.

Front Porch Makeover Spring 2020, One Room Challenge, Our House, Renovations, Uncategorized

May 7, 2020

Southern Front Porch Makeover – Spring 2020 One Room Challenge – Week 1

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7 Plants to brighten up your home for spring and summer, from Air plants to Zzs.

Our House, Uncategorized

May 5, 2020

7 Plants to Brighten Up Your House for Spring

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We’ve reached the end of another week, friends. Or have we? In quarantine, every day is Friday, and every day is also Monday. Deep thoughts over here. Well, regardless of what day it is, or what day you thought it was until you saw the title of this post, here are my top 10 favorite […]

Friday Favorites, Uncategorized

April 24, 2020

Friday Favorites

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Bored and ready to do something productive? Already burnt out on sourdough bread? If you’re getting antsy and are ready to get your house market-ready, here are a few things you can do while you’re quarantined that don’t involve having anyone come to your home, and likely don’t even involve a trip to the hardware […]

Real Estate, Selling, Uncategorized, Work

April 20, 2020

5 Things You Can Do During Quarantine to Get Your House Ready to Sell

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11 tips to make working from home just a tad bit easier from someone who does it every day

Lifestyle, Real Estate, Uncategorized, Work

April 6, 2020

11 Tips to Make WFH Easier

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The bathroom is 90% done! We’ve had a water disaster, changed the floorplan, and I love how it’s turning out.

Green Hills House, Real Estate, Renovations, Uncategorized

February 28, 2020

Green Hills Master Bathroom Renovation

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This glittery grapefruit rosemary cocktail and chocolate charcuterie with candied bacon will win the hearts of all your Galentines.

Uncategorized

February 6, 2020

A Galentines Day Sparkly Cocktail and Sweet Charcuterie Tray

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The start of a full renovation on a 1940s cottage in Nashville, TN

Green Hills House, Renovations, Uncategorized

January 23, 2020

A 1940 Cottage Renovation in Nashville – Part 1: Before and Backstory

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