October 22, 2017

Take a tour with us as we show you the final results, including IKEA cabinets, white concrete countertops, and Samsung appliances. We'll show you how we designed a new layout to maximize the space.

October 18, 2017

Here we'll explain the materials and process we used to bring an industrial style to our bedroom with cedar and metal wrapped beams.

September 17, 2017

When we started planning our kitchen, one of the first problems we wanted to solve was the lack of a pantry. Using IKEA cabinets, we created our own pantry that was simple and extremely effective!

August 4, 2017

We started with engineered maple hardwood and finished with Rubio Monocoat to give our floors a modern makeover.

August 3, 2017

See how our front garden has changed over the years and what we've done to improve curb appeal.

July 21, 2017

We get by with [a lot] of help from our friends and family.  This time it was Erik's dad assisting with our concrete countertops - thanks Jim!

All the materials for our counters are from Z Counterform Concrete Countertop Solutions.  You can find great tutorial videos on...

July 20, 2017

We did it - we got our IKEA kitchen!  After about a year of planning, financial prep, over 10 layouts/design adjustments, two van loads, and a day of driving, we were ready to install our new kitchen.  A trip like this definitely requires reinforcements, so Erik's pare...

July 14, 2017

With today's flashback Friday we hope to show the amazing things a simple coat of paint can do.  A few cans of high gloss white spray paint took our kitchen the next step in its transformation.

We wouldn't normally recommend spray painting inside a house...

July 13, 2017

Once we had our kitchen layout confirmed and the walls skim-coated, it was time to update the window trim.  Instead of painting the window trim in the kitchen or replacing it with traditional trim, we decided to try something different.  Erik had been eyeing up differe...

July 11, 2017

It's time to be brutally honest and talk about the dirty details of a home renovation - more specifically, what it's like living right in the middle of one.  Up until now we've shared progress updates for the most part, with a few lessons-learned thrown in along the wa...

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