Seeing through the concrete brick and carpet got us our dream home. Continue reading Before and after: open concept living room
Sticks and stones may break my bones and now even words can harm. Continue reading How one word can destroy the free world
Say hello to our little gem. Continue reading Before and after: master bathroom
The first before and after post of our remodeling! We opened up the kitchen, tore down EVERYTHING and changed the layout. Bye bye waterstained wooden counter, … Continue reading From a rundown to an uptown kitchen
‘You know that in this show, we’re always looking for…pop. I feel you haven’t used enough black to let the colors stand out and make them pop. When I look at this piece, it’s just that I miss some…pop.’ I’m … Continue reading Pop
Real life inspired by Basement Jaxx. Continue reading Where’s your head at?
A renovation let’s you experience to the core what the meaning of Murphy’s Law means. If anything can go wrong, it will. I was naive and optimistic when we started. But I’m not being pessimistic when I say it’s better … Continue reading When it rains, it pours
If we were having coffee, I would tell you that renovating a house without DIY skills is so much easier than parenting a gifted kid. It’s just that… I don’t know. I don’t know how to motivate him. I don’t know how to help him. I don’t know how to create that environment where he feels safe enough to fail. And I’m racking my brain why. Why? WHY? Why does he shut himself off from school, from people? Why is he so afraid to show himself and try? My gifted kid still hates school. He still thinks he should know … Continue reading Those kids, eh!
It isn’t that I’m unhappy about the renovation all the time. This week, we are 3 months in with remodeling our 70s bungalow. It’s about time I showed some freaking gratitude!
Continue reading Gratitude – 3 months in remodeling
If we were having coffee, I could only offer you instant coffee this weekend. We were getting things done in the house, hands-on! There is nothing … Continue reading Hands-on