Category: Renovation

Basement Renovation: The Home Stretch

And by home stretch, I mean we are having carpet installed on the stairs on Wednesday and then we are officially DONE. At least with the renovation part. Next up is the accessorizing part (some of which has already started).  Bdecause I can’t keep you waiting any longer… PICS! But first – remember how beige the basement was before we got started? Woof. So here’s how this played out (via Instagram). First, it got messy and dirty: Then the building started: ...

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Basement Reno… Let’s Do This

It’s more than a little embarrassing that it’s nearly been a month since my last post. Tsk, tsk… I know.  Throw in one weeklong trip to Dallas for a super fun video shoot involving gourmet food for work. AKA the best work trip ever. Plus a crazy workload, a traveling husband, visits with family, a slightly crazy gym schedule as I try to get back in shape and train for a sprint triathalon (which I may have signed up for after one too many glasses of wine… ...

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Basement Renovation: The Inspiration

If you’re following us on Pinterest, you’ve probably noticed an influx of basement inspiration photos pinned among the usual collection of delicious recipes. When we met with a contractor two weeks ago to talk about our basement renovation, I pulled up some of the pics to give him an idea of what we’re going for. I’m always drawn to a sort of rustic meets modern meets traditional style (that makes sense, right?) and my inspiration pics are predictably full of natural ...

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