Monthly Archives: January 2016

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Happy Tile Day + a Giveaway!

Catch the entire tiling story in parts I and II. When deciding on tile for our bathroom, we knew we wanted simple. Black. White. Black and white together, as we did on our hex floors. Every photo we found ourselves drawn to highlighted classic themes – subway tile, warm woods and brass accents. We’ll get to the latter (we can’tKEEP READING >

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The Anatomy of Our Soap Shelves

Today, I want to talk about the super riveting topic of soap shelves! But seriously, have you ever thought about it? Until we really got to tiling, we weren’t super aware of all the things we’d have to think about. Things like outside corners! Inside corners! Bullnose trim! Tile above the baseboards and tile around the tub fillerKEEP READING >

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The Wall Tile Begins!

With the floor tile checked off the bathroom list, we wasted no time moving to the wall! Eager to get our plumbing fixtures in place, it only makes sense to do so after all the tiling is so complete; the thought of grouting behind a toilet is our idea of a terrible, horrible time. THE NIGHT BEFORE. We applied a thick line of siliconeKEEP READING >

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Classic Hex for the Bathroom Floor

At this point in our three-room renovation, every item on the to-do feels mountainous. We’d love to say, let’s pick a shower curtain this weekend!, but I tend to make decisions a thousand times harder than they need to be. (Every person who has ever met me is shaking their heads in agreement right now.) First, I think, I must researchKEEP READING >

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Planning for a PAX

One of the things we have been looking forward to most with the bedroom renovation is having a closet – for the first time! We haven’t had proper clothes organization since we moved in two and half years ago; remember when we ripped out the second floor kitchen? We picked up a couple of garment racks, one for each of us, and we linedKEEP READING >

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Demolition Wrap-Up + What’s Next

Hello, 2016! How have you been? What have we missed? Can we talk about Making a Murderer? (We devoured 10 hours in just a handful of days, yowza.) Even so, we kicked it into high gear these last couple of weeks – a little bit here, a lot bit there – but first, let’s wrap up the demolition talk! Week 4 made all the difference,KEEP READING >