Teaching Old Houses New Tricks

Renovations & Real Estate

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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Come tour my home, all decorated for Christmas!

Christmas Decor, Holidays, Our House

December 24, 2019

Holiday Home Tour 2019

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Hey y’all! You may be wondering what the One Room Challenge is, and why I’m doing it. Let’s break down what exactly this challenge involves: every Thursday from October 3 (today!) to November 7, twenty designers and unlimited guest participants will post updates on the room they’ve chosen to makeover. I’m participating as a guest, […]

Our House

October 3, 2019

One Room Challenge Week 1: Mudroom

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Drumroll please…. our first “after” photos are here! If you need a refresher on the “before” photos for our house, click here. We bought our 1926 bungalow in Nashville in March 2019, and I’m going room by room through our house renovating and redecorating. I’ll share each room as I finish them, one at a time! Our living room is the place we spend a lot of time when we’re home, and the place we do a lot of our entertaining, so it was important to me to get it finished first.

Our House

September 18, 2019

Living Room – After

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I got so busy on Friday that I wasn’t able to post my Friday Favorites… so here are my Sunday Favorites! Not nearly as catchy… or alliterative. Oh well. Tomorrow is Labor Day, which means there are tons of great sales happening right now, especially in home goods. I’ve put together a list of my […]

Friday Favorites

September 1, 2019

My 7 Favorite Labor Day Home Decor Sales

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It’s been a couple weeks due to 1) vacation and 2) not having my life together enough to post a blog post, but I’M BACK. It’s time for my weekly roundup of some of my favorite things from around the internet and Nashville–enjoy! In case you missed it, I posted this Sourdough Strawberry Shortcake recipe […]

Friday Favorites

August 23, 2019

Friday Favorites: August 22, 2019

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