Coming Soon

January 31, 2017


Hey there! It’s been a while. I know I’ve completely left you with a cliff hanger on that great curb appeal endeavor…rest assured we did almost everything on that checklist. But now everything is brown and dormant, so maybe in when things perk up in the summer I’ll fill you in with some photos. Or maybe not, because by then we’ll have our hands full with the biggest change of our lives – a new baby!  Continue Reading…

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the great curb appeal checklist

April 28, 2016

Outside Projects

And just like that, a month goes by and the blog is silent. I promised that we weren’t done with the house renovations yet! Oh, this poor front yard. I’ve definitely given it some love in the past. But that love, my friends, was merely renter love. I weeded a little, painted the door, even planted about 4 plants that soon died after I planted them because my renter love quickly faded. But now this is homeowner love. I’m serious now. We need to kick the curb appeal up majorly and really put some effort into getting this front yard up to par with the inside. So here’s the game plan: Continue Reading…

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kitchen renovation | before & after

March 22, 2016

kitchen renovation | stuff steph does

Well folks, this is it! The final room of our renovation. The kitchen is by far the biggest transformation and also the most used space of the house. I easily spend more time in this room than any other in the house (while I’m awake, that is). If you missed any of the other reveals you can check them out here:

|   Main Bathroom   |   Home Office   |   Master Bedroom   |   Powder Room   |   Living Room   |

Now that everyone is all caught up – on with the final reveal! Continue Reading…

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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…