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Living Room Renovation | Before & After

March 16, 2016

living room renovation

Howdy! Ready for another reveal? Going into this renovation I didn’t think the living room was going to be that big of a change. We were going to laminate the ceilings, paint everything, and spiff it up with some updated furniture, otherwise it was just the same ol’ room.

ha! I laugh at my simplistic thoughts of last year, because this room has definitely undergone a transformation. Should I remind you of what it used to look like?  Continue Reading…

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Home office renovation | before & after

February 24, 2016


Oh, the old office. It was the catch-all room for everything that had no better place to go. And our, um, “open shelf” storage concept had some room for improvement to say the least. We bought those tables and file cabinets from the Ohio State University surplus store in 2010 for $45. We ended up selling the file cabinets for what we paid for them 6 years earlier, so that actually wasn’t that bad of an investment. And those chairs! They fell apart every time we sat in them. Why did we live with it for so long?? Continue Reading…

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Bathroom renovation | before & after

February 18, 2016

bathroom reveal


Well, the blog may have stopped but that doesn’t mean the renovations did! I have no excuses for not blogging for the past, ohhh, 8 months except the usual life-is-busy spiel, so I’ll spare you that and we’ll just get on with it. As of now the renovations are complete. Which is a good thing considering the last time I updated you we were hot and heavy in priming every. single. surface. of this place.

That’s enough small talk, let’s get to it! The first reveal is the upstairs bathroom. A good one to kick things off with a lot of before and after appeal 🙂

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