Maybe Next Week

Sorry I’ve been so MIA this week. As I stated on Wednesday, I’m lacking motivation and inspiration. But I’m also in the middle of packing, renovating the house, and fighting a stomach bug. So, to put it bluntly, I’m useless. Here’s to hoping I’ll be better next week and actually have something interesting to say. […]

Seeking Motivation/Inspiration

Do you ever have times where you’re slammed with things to do (work, home, etc.) and feeling super unmotivated or inspired?  Well I’m in one of those “funks.”  I have a ton of stuff to do for the renovation (which is actually moving along!!) and some new client work but have been unable to get […]

The Ugly Truth: Wallpaper Removal Blows

I’m spending my Friday morning with a home inspector. Since there is nothing for me to do during this 1+ hour inspection, I decided to try to remove the wallpaper in the guest room. Not sure if you can tell but it’s textured wallpaper that has been painted. It was going to cost me between […]

Obsess Much: Customized Walk-in Closet

One of the new additions to our master bedroom suite is a decent size walk-in closet. I’ve been designing the space and trying to decide if we want to go with custom closets or use a version of off the rack storage solutions from The Container Store or Ikea. I will admit to being absolutely […]

Renovation Update – Asbestos and Lead Free

Things are starting at the house with the focus on the energy upgrade process (new HVAC, insulation, windows, etc.) and removing the asbestos filled ducts in the next two weeks.  Hopefully, we’ll get to the pretty stuff right after but I’m super excited to be getting the house feeling much better (if not looking much […]

Happy Thoughts: Scenes from my weekend

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend. I had a relaxing and productive weekend all wrapped in one. On the new home front, I received a sample door for my kitchen cabinets: I don’t think I like the “San Francisco” style and will likely go with a simple Shaker style but the […]