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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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Hey y’all! We’re in the home stretch now–SO close. 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 Week 5 This week’s update is…. paint! Here’s where we started at the […]

Guest Bathroom Makeover Fall 2021, One Room Challenge

November 4, 2021

Guest Bathroom Makeover – One Room Challenge Fall 2021 – Week 6 – Painting

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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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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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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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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, Uncategorized

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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