Category renovate

lighting package – the whole shabang

I’ve been really thinking about how to transform the house bit-by-bit, but it’s hard when you want the whole house to have a consistency and “flow.”  So, for lighting, I decided I might as well do what I’d do for any project: a lighting package. Part of me wants to embrace moody dark metal that would […]

the “before” house tour

The last few weeks have been a whirlwind, to say the least!  We signed the papers and closed on our dream “starter home,” painted a whole bunch that weekend, packed up the apartment and moved in on Thursday [with the help of my wonderful in-laws], unpacked and organized throughout the next week until my parents […]

exterior updates

Monday evening we had a best feeling…after signing paper after paper, after paper, we were handed the keys to our house!!!  It was so cool going back to the house afterward, 6-pack in hand, and cheers-ing to being official home owners! Now, the fun begins…. Even before our offer was accepted, when we talked about […]