We just spent the weekend in Chicago for a quick getaway. One of the top things on my “sightseeing” list was the Jonathan Adler store. I was excited to find our hotel was only a few blocks away. After dinner at the hotel we ventured out into the city. The air was [...]
Now that you have seen the completed dining room, lets recap all the handmade details that went into making our perfect dining room. Remember, this room only started with a table and an armoire. Let’s go over the entire makeover from the ground up.
My teal and lime dining room is ready for it’s big reveal! I cannot believe how far it has come since I created my dream dining room mood board. I completed the entire dining room project list and couldn’t be happier with the [...]
Fair warning: this post is full of not-so-pretty pictures. This post is about a project under construction. We installed a DIY board and batten treatment in our dining room. It was the first project on the path of transformation for the dining room. Board and batten was a prominent element in our
What a weekend! It was way too short as always, but since we spent half of it cleaning and starting to stain our new deck, I thought it would be fitting today to share the idea behind some of the unique details on our deck. These details are what makes the deck ours. It is [...]
I am going to let you in on my thought processes…scary, I know. Well, I put a lot of thought into choosing the perfect design for our deck. Several of our neighbors have set the bar pretty high. Now we really could care less about “keeping up with the Joneses”, but for our home value [...]
Our home is the Pennington plan by Lennar. It is one of the builder’s standard plans offered in many communities and in our neighborhood at least every 5th home is this model. When we first started looking at homes we thought we wanted a custom one-of-a-kind home, but could not find [...]
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