Renovations

ORC Week Six: A Not-So Scary Sunroom – THE REVEAL!

ORC Week Six: A Not-So Scary Sunroom – THE REVEAL!

When I was looking to buy a house, I created a list of “needs”, “wants”, and “not importants”. The “needs” list was a combination of resell factors (good school district, two bedrooms, a fenced in yard) and nerdy insurance stuff (being a former State Farm […]

ORC Week Five: A Very Scary Sunroom

ORC Week Five: A Very Scary Sunroom

Howdy! Welcome back to the One Room Challenge: A Very Scary Sunroom Ed. If you’re just joining me, the ORC is an event that happens twice a year, where bloggers from all over join forces and attempt to transform a room into something great. You […]

ORC Week Four: A Very Scary Sunroom

ORC Week Four: A Very Scary Sunroom

If you’re just tuning in, I and dozens of other bloggers are participating as Guest Participants in the One Room Challenge. If interested in seeing my progress so far, here is the before, as well as Week 1 & Week 2 (& 3?). If you […]

ORC Week Two (& Three?): A Very Scary Sunroom

ORC Week Two (& Three?): A Very Scary Sunroom

Well, it’s been an unproductive last few days! Already! On week 2 (or 3?)! My work’s upcoming Gala + editing photography for a wedding + working another part-time job + finishing up these ledges + just returning from New Orleans = all of three seconds to work […]

ORC Week One: A Very Scary Sunroom

ORC Week One: A Very Scary Sunroom

April is destined to be quite the jam-packed month for me, and I have already begun regretting my decision to participate in the One Room Challenge. I will be going out of town twice this month, my job’s busiest event of the year is in […]

How I (Affordably) Spiffed Up My Ugly Bathroom

How I (Affordably) Spiffed Up My Ugly Bathroom

When I first purchased my fixer-upper, my least favorite room was absolutely the bathroom. As I mentioned in my previous blog post about my very-scary sunroom, the bathroom did take precedence over any other repair or reno in my house. This is because I consider the […]

A Very Scary Sunroom – One Room Challenge

A Very Scary Sunroom – One Room Challenge

My house has been one big challenge to tackle. But, when done in bits and pieces, has felt manageable. One particular agenda item I have been sliiightly pushing off is the daunting task of my sunroom. Next to the bathroom (and the entire floor replacement), […]

Cutting Out A Custom Cat Door

Cutting Out A Custom Cat Door

I’m going to tell you a tale that most are probably familiar with: having a dog and a cat simultaneously is a constant poopy battle. If your cats are anything like my cats, then they poop an obscene amount. Not only that, but it smells […]

10 Reasons Why I Bought a House

10 Reasons Why I Bought a House

As the daughter of a former real estate agent/now turned title processor, my mom basically raised my sisters and me on HGTV. This factor, paired with my Type A personality, made my decision to buy a house a long time coming. I wanted to buy […]