It’s been about a year since I have blogged regularly. It’s time to get back at it. It feels like a need…. on my mind regularly. Four or five nights a week, while laying down to sleep, I think about the many things I want to blog about. I just haven’t take the time to actually get back… Continue reading Back to Blogging and the Reason (or Excuse) I Stayed Away – The Beach House Reno!
What to do with a plumbing pipe going straight through your bathroom? Most times the solution would be to build a cabinet around it. However, with the window right there, we were stuck with it. So, I decided to make the best of it and turn it into a feature. First thing was a paint… Continue reading The Unsightly Plumbing Pipe – Decorating Solutions
Created from wood and styrofoam chunks. Would never do it again … too labor intensive. But it did fool a lot of people!
A lot of love and labor but well worth it!
Brushed on paint for a distressed look on bricks. The homeowner LOVED the new look. So fun to do.
One thing that continually ticks me off about myself is that I forget to take before shots. I get excited to start and when I’m half through I realize I missed the boat once again. That’s true of this space… it was pretty ugly (you’ll just have to trust me) and had shelves right to… Continue reading Updated Old Doorway Space
When 2 foodies get together, there is just an excessive amount of cool food gadgets and dishes. More space was needed! We got some inexpensive cabinetry (which Jen painted) and new (old) hardware. Also added some Ikea shelving and wine glass hardware.
This started as one of those fake brick panel walls. Don’t throw them out! Just randomly scrape on drywall mud with a scraper and grey and you’ve got a beautiful old world feel. Trust us, this wall has fooled many.
This was a very outdated table. Here is the before. Love doing these kinds of makeovers.