Home & Garden

House Tour

June 10, 2016

Well, better late than never, right?  After living in this house for two years, we’ve decided to sell it and build our dream home.  We accepted an offer on it last month, and it closes at the end of this month.  Since I had to take some good photos of the house for our listing, […]

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DIY Curtain Tutorial

February 9, 2013

I’m proud to say that I have made all the curtains in our house.  In total, there are 5 sets: blackout curtains in our master bedroom, Grayson’s bedroom, and our bonus room, and blackout Roman shades in our living room.  The newest set (which is what I’ll be covering in this tutorial) is regular, unlined […]

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Smokey House Rehab: The Finished Product!!!!!

September 8, 2012

After over a YEAR of procrastinating working on this house, I am happy to announce that it is finally FINISHED!!!!!!!  Between getting married and having a baby, this home rehab was really put on the back burner, but I’m so glad that it’s complete and ready to be put on the market! It was quite […]

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Smokey House Rehab (Part 5)

September 5, 2011

I know it’s been a couple months since I posted an update on the Smokey House Rehab, but that’s mainly because there’s been nothing to update you about.  The rehab has been on the back burner because of all the wedding madness, and we’ve finally gotten back into it.  The last time we attempted to […]

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Butterflies, Flowers, and Lacey

July 26, 2011

Steve and I are leaving for our honeymoon today!  We’re driving up to New York (yes, driving) and spending a couple days walking around Manhattan and seeing the sights.  Then on Thursday, our 9-day Caribbean Cruise leaves from Brooklyn!!  We’ve never been gone for this long, so it’s been quite the ordeal trying to pack […]

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The Smokey House Rehab (Part 4)

April 30, 2011

We’ve made some good progress on the Smokey House rehab.  For the past few days we’ve been concentrating on painting the ceilings and some of the trim.  Boy has that been a painful task!  Painting ceilings is super hard on the neck, shoulders, and arms.  But the transformation has been incredible!  See for yourself! It’s […]

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The Smokey House Rehab (Part 3)

April 26, 2011

This past weekend after all the bridal shower festivities Steve and I got back to work on the Smokey House rehab.  Luckily it’s starting to smell a lot better in there after we ripped out the carpet.  We’re enjoying doing the work ourselves, even though it can get really tiring. This lovely lady gave us […]

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The Smoke House Rehab (Part 2)

April 10, 2011

It’s been a LONG weekend of rehabbing the Smoke House, but we are finally making some great progress!  Rustin & Elizabeth helped us ALOT on Friday and Saturday, and then Steve and I worked by ourselves on Sunday.  We were able to clean most of the kitchen, rip out all the carpets, and clean all […]

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