Matt is making awesome progress on our aged deck. He is replacing some of the old boards with new cedar planks and sanding down the rest. After two weekends of hard work, I can finally walk out on the deck without shoes on! I’m thinking there is nothing better than barefoot cocktails while lounging in my new chaise chair (which hasn’t happened quite yet since it is still COLD in MN) but a girl can dream. Please bring on the warm weather, MN…. Continue reading “Deck Update Part I and a Trip to the South”
This weekend I accidentally fell in love with enamel! I went to Home Depot to buy white glossy paint to update the duo of bi-fold doors in our master closet. However, even though I asked for help to find the product I was looking for, the Home Depot clerk sent me home with clear glass enamel (not the paint kind) instead. Continue reading “My Newest Love- Enamel”
Matt was gone last weekend hunting (he got one!), so I took advantage of this home alone time to check things off my to-do list!
You see this? Yep, all accomplished in 48hours! None of it is too exciting to share, EXCEPT the outcome of the carpet cleaner. Continue reading “November Happenings- New oven, Antler Detail, Calking, Vacuum Rental (Wild, right?)”
After a busy and productive weekend, I had extra time on my hands today and decided to try and tackle some popcorn ceiling removal. I started with the smallest room in our house, the master bath. I read a lot about it on various blogs and it didn’t sound like it was too rough of a project. Continue reading “Popcorn Removal, Vents, Pumpkin, NOFO”
One year ago, we moved in to our house! To wish our house a happy first birthday (restated to 47 year based on its actual 1968 birth date), I documented how the house changed over the last 365 days! Continue reading “Happy Birthday House!”
Here are a few snapshots of our weekend projects.
1. Matt trimmed a lot of our bushes and did ALOT of yard work. Thank you Matt!! This front hedge was out of control, but now is looking much more shapely! I delegated while sipping on my new favorite smoothie (banana, strawberry, coconut water, vanilla Teras Whey protein powder) and then helped pick up the clippings and water the flowers! Continue reading “Summer Weekend House Randomness”
I stumbled across this article while browsing for ideas for a new stair rail. It has great inspiration in how to make oak in a house with owners that are partial to white 🙂 Continue reading “The Wins and Opps of Oak Overload”