home improvement

Sofia’s Room, Progress!

Check ya later beige!  That's basically what I was chanting for the 20 hours it took to paint Sofia's room.  That's right, I said 20 hours...  "Wow, your daughter's room must be enormous!" you ask.  No... really, really it's not, but I decided to stencil chevron...

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Beachy Bathroom on a Budget

In the spirit of making the house presentable without busting our budget, the kids' bathroom is the first room to get a coin-friendly makeover.  The bathroom was not touched by the previous homeowners in 25 years so it was an outdated '90s nightmare.  I hated going in...

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Shiny, Happy Mirror

I love to re-purpose, especially if that re-purposing involves spray paint so when we replaced the mirror above our mantel with artwork and the mirror was homeless (poor mirror :() I busted out my spray paint and got busy.  The last we saw of the mirror, it was gold...

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Gold and Coral Chair

A while ago I posted this chair that I love:   I like the simple lines and especially the fact that it was bi-colored and BLUE (my favorite accent color).  It looked like an easy, quick project so I definitely wanted to DIY one for my house.  I checked out a...

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Wrinkles and Ravens

As a child I loved "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle and I must have read the book 20 times.  It was my favorite book and I would read it under my covers with a flashlight until late into the night .  Reading that book is one of my fondest childhood memories...

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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!