Teaching Old Houses New Tricks

Renovations & Real Estate

After six weeks of sawdust, paint fumes, our dog eating steel wool, and an infinite number of trips to Home Depot, I am SO excited to say that we have completed our first One Room Challenge: our mudroom! I’m thrilled with how it turned out, and I hope you enjoy looking through our photos and […]

One Room Challenge

November 6, 2019

Mudroom Makeover Reveal: One Room Challenge Fall 2019

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Okay, y’all. My mudroom is *actually* done now, because we’re leaving the country on Tuesday, but you don’t get to see it until the final reveal, so you’ll have to come back at this time next week. What I can show you, however, is that I painted the board and batten. It took a lot […]

One Room Challenge

October 31, 2019

Mudroom Makeover: One Room Challenge Week 5

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Hey there! This week’s post may be slightly boring, because not a whole lot has changed visually… but a lot has been done. This post is also going to be somewhat brief, because I’ve been down for the count the past couple days and am catching up on life outside my mudroom and the internet. […]

One Room Challenge, Our House

October 25, 2019

Mudroom Makeover: ORC Week 4

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Welcome back to our One Room Challenge room for Fall 2019: our mudroom! So many things have happened this week. And the frustrating thing about home projects… is that you can’t actually see them. I changed my vision this week for our mudroom about… eight million times. Not exaggerating, because I NEVER exaggerate. But in […]

One Room Challenge, Our House

October 10, 2019

Mudroom Makeover: One Room Challenge Week 2

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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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