Monthly Archives: August 2017

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Going Keyless + How It’s Changed Our Daily Routine

This post is in partnership with Schlage. Over the course of this year, we’ve been slowly working on making our home a smarter place to be. This past winter, we integrated our lighting and window treatments into an automation system, and earlier this month, Scott installed a smart thermostat, too. Being able to control the way our homeKEEP READING >

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Big, Fat Exciting News!

The Vargo family will be expanding January 2018 – we’re having a baby! Can I just say, it’s such a relief to finally be able to share this with you! I’m 18 weeks along, feeling a little more like my(sleepy)self and still on the hunt for a non ill-fitting pair of maternity jeans (does that exist?). For those that have beenKEEP READING >

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The Garden Bathroom Makeover!

Sources: faucet | vanity | mirror | sconce | shelf | shower curtain | planter (similar) | candle | soap pump | whale brush This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Delta® Faucet. The opinions and text are all mine. It’s funny, because when we first started thinking we might-maybe-should-we? renovate the gardenKEEP READING >

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Designing a Rental vs. Our Own Home (Is There a Difference?)

Over the course of the garden apartment renovation, you all have been so encouraging, and for that, we can’t thank you enough! We’ve been soaking in your feedback and listening to your questions, and a reoccurring theme seems to center around our design decisions in this soon-to-be rental versus our ownKEEP READING >

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Paint From Top to Bottom!

tile floors | door hardware | wall color This post is a collaboration with Paintzen. Use promo code YBH50 for $50 off your paint service!  This post is about so much more than paint. It’s a celebration of the last big, huge, monstrous step in getting the garden apartment ready for its future tenants. It’s the relief of theKEEP READING >

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DIY Frosted Window Film for Privacy (Theirs + Ours!)

The back mudroom was one of the larger changes we made to the garden apartment, as it drastically changed the footprint of the kitchen. Although the kitchen got smaller (and cuter, we think!), we knew that if we were going to renovate, we had to add this mudroom; until this point, access to the utility space (which contained breaker boxes for theKEEP READING >