Teaching Old Houses New Tricks

Renovations & Real Estate

Our sweet baby girl will be here in about three months, so we’re getting our house all ready for her! I know she won’t care or probably even remember her first room, and she won’t even sleep there for the first 4-6 months anyway, so this is really more to help me feel ready for […]

Nursery, Our House

February 3, 2022

Nursery Plans

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I know some people don’t believe in New Year’s Resolutions, some love them, some have a “word of the year”, and some have a list of goals to meet. I’m not one for resolving to drastically change my life for a new year, but I am a big planner and goal setter. I feel like a new year is a good time to reset, plan, and think about what I want my next year to look like personally and professionally.

Our House

January 18, 2022

My 2022 Projects and Goals

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Y’all. The bathroom is DONE. I’m so happy with how it all turned out, but I might be just as happy that it’s done. I don’t recommend being pregnant, working long hours, renovating two historic houses, AND renovating a bathroom in your own home. That being said… I’m glad we did it. I’m also very […]

Guest Bathroom Makeover Fall 2021, One Room Challenge, Our House

November 19, 2021

Guest Bathroom Makeover – One Room Challenge Fall 2021 – The Big Reveal!

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Just ONE week until this bathroom is finished! Actually, less than that… but one week until the final reveal! Since we announced our pregnancy last week, I’m sure you can understand that I’m very ready for this bathroom to be done… so we can start on the nursery! But really, I need a break between […]

Guest Bathroom Makeover Fall 2021, One Room Challenge, Our House

November 15, 2021

Guest Bathroom Makeover – One Room Challenge Fall 2021 – Week 7 – Plumbing and Vanity

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Oh hey there. Welcome back to another update on our Fall 2021 One Room Challenge! In case you missed the previous weeks’ updates, click below to get caught up. Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Which brings us to today–fixing the bathroom door. Now, you may be saying to yourself, “a door on […]

Guest Bathroom Makeover Fall 2021, One Room Challenge, Our House

October 28, 2021

Guest Bathroom Makeover – One Room Challenge Fall 2021 – Week 5 – Fixing the Door

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Welcome back, y’all! In case you missed the earlier updates, click below to see them: Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 This week’s update is all about some in-between work that’s important, but not very glamorous. We ended last week with a demoed shower, and this week we’re coming back with some serious progress! After […]

Guest Bathroom Makeover Fall 2021, One Room Challenge, Our House

October 21, 2021

Guest Bathroom Makeover – One Room Challenge Fall 2021 – Week 4 – Window Trim, Plumbing Rough-ins, and Tile

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Well, folks, we’re making progress! If you missed the first week of this project, click here. For week two, click here. When planning this bathroom, I wanted a vanity with a vintage feel, and I loved the idea of a console sink. We needed more storage than a console sink would give us, so I […]

Guest Bathroom Makeover Fall 2021, One Room Challenge, Our House

October 14, 2021

Guest Bathroom Makeover – One Room Challenge Fall 2021 – Week 3 – Vanity Prep

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We’re back from our family vacation to New England, and ready to get back into the swing of things with this bathroom! In case you missed it, here’s the first week of the One Room Challenge I posted last week. The next step in this bathroom makeover was demo. Here’s where this becomes an “if […]

Guest Bathroom Makeover Fall 2021, One Room Challenge, Our House

October 10, 2021

Guest Bathroom Makeover – One Room Challenge Fall 2021 – Week 2 – Demo

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I’m picky about linens, and this trick makes buying new towels and bedding a little easier!

Our House, Primary Bedroom

August 3, 2021

Why I Always Buy White Linens

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I can’t believe our guest room doesn’t have a permanent place here on the blog yet! It’s time to change that, and what better time to share pictures of a moody green bedroom than on St Patrick’s Day?

Our House, Renovations

March 17, 2021

Moody Green Bedroom Makeover

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