Introducing Bonnie, Our 1930s Cottage Renovation Project

Introducing Bonnie, Our 1930s Cottage Renovation Project

If you follow me on Instagram, you've already met Bonnie. She's an adorable 1940 brick cottage with a sassy little roof swoop over an arched front porch entry. We closed on her on January 8th, and are SO excited to get started renovating and bringing her back to life. I believe that every house has a sort of soul, and if you can get to know a house, it'll tell you what it wants to be and look like. Maybe this is why I love old homes--they have stories to tell. And just like people, the more time you take to get to know their stories, the better you'll know them and what they want to be. Bonnie is no exception.

Modern Nashville Cottage Renovation Owners’ Suite Tour

Modern Nashville Cottage Renovation Owners’ Suite Tour

Doesn't it always feel like there's one small area of a project or renovation that takes up the majority of your time and energy? Either because it's difficult, very important to the end goal, or something just keeps getting in the way of completing it? In this case, the primary bedroom and en suite bathroom [...]

How to Build a Daybed Swing – Southern Front Porch Makeover – Spring 2020 One Room Challenge – Week 7

How to Build a Daybed Swing – Southern Front Porch Makeover – Spring 2020 One Room Challenge – Week 7

When we started this whole ORC project, the thing that made us most excited was building a daybed swing. They always look so inviting, and like you could take a nap and listen to the breeze on an early summer afternoon. Not late summer though… at least not in Tennessee. That’s AC on full blast, how-little-clothing-can-I-wear-and-still-look-professional kind of weather.