Halloween House Tour

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So today I’m doing my first ever holiday house tour, along with five other fabulous bloggers. Thanks so much to Stephanie from Sandpaper and Glue for putting this together. Make sure to check out all the other tours after you take a look at mine; I’m really excited to see what everyone else has done–Halloween decorations are my favorite! Until … Continue reading

Whitewashed Plywood Plank Wall: Finally Starting the Fun Parts!

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We’re finishing a room in our basement as part of a Fall In Love room makeover collaboration with a bunch of other fabulous bloggers. Read more about it and find links to all the other bloggers here. At least Dave thought this part was fun. I guess I found the whitewashing part that I did pleasant enough, but mostly I … Continue reading

Halloween House Tours and 50 Questions

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Two things today (or maybe 51 things). First off, an announcement: next week, on Monday, October 20, I’ll be doing a Halloween House Tour along with these other bloggers: I’ve never done a holiday/seasonal house tour post before, and Halloween seemed like a good place to start. Because it’s fun and there are gold snakes. Well, I have gold snakes. … Continue reading

Basement Doors!

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We’re finishing a room in our basement as part of a Fall In Love room makeover collaboration with a bunch of other fabulous bloggers. Read more about it and find links to all the other bloggers here. Well, we’re no longer on schedule with the basement, but that’s okay, because the schedule was a little crazy and overly ambitious anyway. … Continue reading

Creepy Gold Snakes Halloween Wreath

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Well, there’s not really going to be a post about basement doors this week, and there very nearly was not one about this wreath, either. Because my plans this week were thwarted at every turn! By non-sleeping babies, overpacked schedules, and uncooperative spray paint. Here’s what you need to make this wreath: *A wreath form of some sort (I bought … Continue reading

Basement Budget Notes/Weekend Updates. And a Chipmunk.

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We’re finishing a room in our basement as part of a Fall In Love room makeover collaboration with a bunch of other fabulous bloggers. Read more about it and find links to all the other bloggers here. Weekend If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve seen that we’ve been working on the basement doors, and that the foosball table is … Continue reading

Undisgusting Painted Basement Floor

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We’re finishing a room in our basement as part of a Fall In Love room makeover collaboration with a bunch of other fabulous bloggers. Read more about it and find links to all the other bloggers here. I’m here today to share with you the best kept secret in the DIY world: Painting floors is ridiculously easy. Fun, even. But … Continue reading

More Basement Rambling and A Terrier

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We spent much of the weekend cleaning out the future movie/game room and working on the floors, and I will show the finished floor to you later this week. Along with an exciting story about an encounter with wildlife. Teaser! But for now what I have is pictures of our new foster dog and more rambling about basement plans. So … Continue reading

Mirror Gallery Wall in the Master Bath

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See that blue wall reflected in the mirrors up there? You weren’t supposed to see that. We have the paint for the wall opposite the mirrors, and we fully intended to have it all done for this post. But then Dave managed to pull a tendon or something in his hip, an injury that Google tells me is most common … Continue reading

Fall in Love: Basement Movie/Game Room

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  This is pretty exciting, right? I and those seventeen other bloggers up there are all going to be doing room makeovers of spaces in our houses that are currently hard to love. We’ll talk about them and share progress over the next six weeks and then all the big reveals will be coming to you the week of November … Continue reading