Monthly Archives: August 2017

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Vlog: Welcome to the (New and Improved) Garden Apartment!

In case you missed it, you’ll want to watch the vlog that kicked off this entire renovation-that-could. Catch up right here!  We’ve spent the last 3+ months overhauling the garden apartment, sacrificing nights, weekends and a whole lot of sleep to bring this dated unit back to life. As two people that like to take their time withKEEP READING >

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The Evolution of Our IKEA Kitchen!

cabinets | sink| faucet | countertop | drawer + finger pulls | sconce | hand towel | soap pump | S+P grinders This post is in partnership with IKEA. The last room to wrap up in our garden apartment renovation is the kitchen! While plumbing was swapped in the bathroom, water connections were moved in the laundry and a lot of cosmetic upgrades wereKEEP READING >

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8 Things (You Can Do Right Now!) To Make a Big Difference In Your Home

We filled up on a lot of heavy lifting throughout the entirety of the garden apartment renovation, and while those things certainly make for a more dramatic before and after, every teeny, tiny thing we did added to the overall equation, too. More often than not, it’s those little things that really make the biggest impact,KEEP READING >

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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 >