We finished painting the front of the house. We will be working on the sides as time permits. Luckily, the body of the house has a similar light shade, so it is not immediately noticeable that the sides of the house aren't painted. The front of the house was painted with one color: Benjamin Moore … Continue reading Before and After: House Painted
The exterior of the house is sad, in a chipping-paint, leaning-sideways-porch kind of way. Of course, there are a lot of grand plans that we have for the exterior, but they have not been the priority. However, we have been thinking about paint colors. We have been hoping for a mud color--something darker than the … Continue reading Camp Ave & the technicolored dream house
The entryway has finally been painted and the new light is hung. It has been a long time coming because of the repairs and because we have gotten distracted on several other projects. Before:Here is a before picture from how the house looked before we bought it. The floors and wood detail are beautiful, but there … Continue reading Entryway is painted!
I have been removing carpet from all of the bedrooms upstairs...super fun stuff! The actual carpet removal is easier than I thought it would be and it provides some instant gratification when the carpet is gone. Tools:- gloves- crow bar- knife/blade- tape- cute canine helper- nasty carpet that you no longer want Step 1: Take a picture … Continue reading How to remove carpet
Can't wait to see my new couches that I ordered. The picture below is of the swatch of antique charcoal grey that the couch will. be. Some pictures that I am using as inspiration as I pick out furniture for the family room: (Boxwoodclippings)(Ikea)(Ikea)(Gluckstein home)(Gluckstein home)(via)