❤ ❤ ❤ My heart is full! On 3/24/16, after a long fun weekend fixing up our camper, we returned to Chicago and went out to the beach, where Peter asked me to marry him!! Apparently, he was going to ask the day before, but I had too much paint on my hands from painting … Continue reading Engaged!
Progress continues with the camper. This week we took the first step in replacing the floor that we had to take out due to severe rotting :(While Peter was doing that, I got busy removing the cabinets, priming, and painting. I used the oil-based Zinsser primer, which I brushed on initially. After doing several of … Continue reading Camper Remodel: Painting Cabinets
It is finally warm out in Illinois! We drove to my hometown for the weekend where we have the camper stored. My big task was to clean the grimy/moldy tent ends. Peter came in with no plan but ended up demolishing the floor (long story for another day). This is what we started with:A few weeks … Continue reading Camper Remodel: Cleaning the Tent Ends
Every summer, Peter's family goes to Salisbury Beach, MA on the New England Seacoast for a week of camping. Peter's parents and siblings (and their families) all have campers that they stay in, and it is a ton of fun to hang out and relax.A few weeks ago, Peter and I bought a 1999 Forest … Continue reading Our little camper
My bedroom has seen some serious improvement since the day we got the place.We repaired the plaster, removed the carpet, and sanded the floors.Then, I moved all of my bedroom stuff into the room. I got bamboo blinds, a headboard, and some other random items. The room is kind of crowded with furniture I don't … Continue reading House goals 2015: Master Bedroom
A year ago, I wrote about finding an antique Jenny Lind bed and raising the headboard to a more standard headboard height of about 52 inches. The bed has been finished and in my house for over nine months.. I think it's about time to post a few pictures!The bed turned out great and has … Continue reading My raised Jenny Lind bed: A year later