Sometimes a homeowner is a very skilled DIY-er and just needs a little help to realize the vision for their project. Together, with the help of our friend John Horn, and a little pinterest inspiration, we were able to update their fireplace into a brilliant focal point in this family's den. This is the fireplace before… Continue reading Fireplace Facelift
We recently served a lovely family in Abilene that lives in one of my FAVORITE houses in one of my FAVORITE locations in town. This historic home included a beautiful and unique entrance. But time and weather have beaten it down over the years and it was time for a little updating. At first glance… Continue reading Beautiful Custom Front Door
Our latest rehab is on the market and I'm enjoying reminiscing over where it began! Digging through old photos is always the fun part. Sometimes it's hard to remember how far a house has come! For this kitchen we kept the original cabinets but we removed the cook top and built in oven to provide… Continue reading How we updated a 60’s kitchen
Sometimes designing a rehab project is easy. But sometimes, you buy a house with an elevated living room and an L shaped brick wall, and it leaves you stumped as to the best way to fix it up. I came up with several ideas about how to utilize the wall, but at the end of… Continue reading What knocking out a brick wall gets you…
Our recently purchased house is a home in the making (yep, we are living in a project while flipping another house!). Just showing off some of my husband's recent work: This is now our son's room. The built in bookshelf makes a great place to organize his toys and books! But first he had to get… Continue reading The bookshelf stays, everything else goes!
We just started renovations on our recently purchased home! I will be posting updates as Joseph completes sections of the work. This is our master bathroom, complete with lovely, very old, green carpet (yes, it looks brown, but it was green) and tiny corner toilet. Here is the view from the entrance. We are keeping… Continue reading Goodbye green shag bathroom carpet…
Do you ever just see something random at a flea market and immediately get inspired? I saw these old screwdrivers and immediately thought they would make cute knobs. However, I lacked the skill set to complete the project. That didn't stop me from bringing them home. 4 years later, when my husband of 2 years… Continue reading Vintage Knobs
A plainer is a nifty tool. This vintage one was purchased with the intent to use it! But, alas, it was past its prime before coming home with us. So my creative husband found another use for it... A lovely tall laundry table for me! Here he is putting on the finishing touches! He left… Continue reading Repurposed Plainer