Projects

Update on the Kids’ Bathroom

Update on the Kids’ Bathroom

It has been an absolute whirlwind of a month for us (and really everyone) due to COVID and we've gone to getting our house ready to sell this Spring to trying not to kill each other in quarantine and deciding to live with what we've got at least until all this madness...

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Adding Wainscotting in the Dining Room

Adding Wainscotting in the Dining Room

So... is it wainscoting, wainscotting, or wainscoating? I've seen all three in researching this project... However it's spelled, this project was time consuming, tyme consuming, and time consumming! (See what I did there ?! 🙂 ). I definitely wavered in deciding to do...

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Quick Laundry Room Makeover

Quick Laundry Room Makeover

We are on the hunt again for a new house... It seems like we can never pull the trigger so this time we're saying that if we can find the perfect house, we'll move. If not, we'll stay. No pressure since we already live in a nice house. With that mindset, I've been...

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Adding Board and Batten in the Dining Room

Adding Board and Batten in the Dining Room

Although the deck project is not quite done yet (I still have to stain the lower level of the deck), it is COLD here and even if I could bear it, the temperature can't be lower than 40 degrees for the stain to cure properly. So, my projects are moving to inside the...

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Staining the Deck- Round 2

Staining the Deck- Round 2

Updated Supply List at bottom of post! I stained the deck a few years ago but unfortunately the stain didn't hold up very well so I had to re-do it. You can see that the horizontal posts were flaking paint. The bannister was discolored from the planter boxes. The...

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I’m Sandra and I’ve renovated 7 houses over the last 20 years.  I’m an attorney by trade but home renovation is my real passion.  Thanks for following along as I renovate yet another space.  I hope you get some ideas and inspiration!