Monthly Archives: December 2016

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2016, You’ve Been Real.

Do you take time, as the end of December comes near, to look back on the year? We’ve been thinking a lot about what 2016 has brought. We started the year with our big three-room-renovation, and in February, we allowed ourselves a week off to enjoy the warm sun with our friends. As soon as we returned, we hit the ground running on the designKEEP READING >

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Laundry Room! Done!

Turn on your JavaScript to view content This time last year, we were wrapping up the demolition phase for our big 3-room-project. On the agenda was the second floor bathroom, master bedroom and laundry room, and because all ofKEEP READING >

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How We Plumbed Our Sink with an Extra Deep Countertop

When we decided that we’d be using extra-deep 24″ upper cabinets in the laundry room, we also realized that in order to maintain a functional countertop depth, we’d need to cheat the base cabinet forward by 8″ to maintain good working proportions. We went back and forth on how to accomplish this task, but eventually, weKEEP READING >

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Our Back Patio Makeover!

stacking chairs | gooseneck light It’s December, but I was determined to not let our back patio slip away before the end of this year! This ‘room’ in our home has seen a massive transformation over the course of the last 6-7 months, so much so, that we sometimes forget about the monstrous deck that used to (barely) hang on ourKEEP READING >

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Our Simple Holiday Home Tour

Turn on your JavaScript to view content When we decorate for the holidays, we keep it relatively simple. One year, as my mother-in-law was handing me a decor-related gift, she joked, Kim, I know you don’t like a lot ofKEEP READING >

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The Case for Not Doing It All: Hiring Out the Deck’s Paint Job

Earlier this summer, we tore down a massive, scary and unsafe 3-story deck on the back of our home. It was replaced with an extra wide set of pressure-treated wood stairs, which has been everything we hoped it would be – a warm welcome to the backyard, inside to outside flow and, maybe our favorite part, a great perch for stadium-likeKEEP READING >