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Be Our Guest.

Our guest bathroom is a bit small, but what it lacks in size is more than made up by its joyfully vibrant tiles. Please reference these previous posts for further information on our wall tiles fromĀ Golem Tiles and our floor tiles from American Restoration Tile: Wall Tiles; Floor tiles.Ā This current bathroom space was once two… Continue reading Be Our Guest.

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Mudroom and mudroom bathroom.

So, as I said last post, our power is on!! This is huge, and I cannot actually wrap my mind around the fact that we are now on the other side of this massive leap. We had to re-do all of the wiring in the house due to the 100 year old knob and tube… Continue reading Mudroom and mudroom bathroom.

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We have power!

We have power! This is a huge step for our rather complicated project. Not only does it mean we are supremely close to completion, it also means we get to see our lighting fixtures brightly shining and our house warmly glowing. Here are some quick glimpses of our house aglow with warm interior light! Below:… Continue reading We have power!

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Powder Bathroom.

The powder bathroom was rather tiny and a bit beige upon purchase. Through the renovation, we gained a little less than a foot of usable space, but those few inches made a large difference in the functionality of this small powder bathroom. To see a full explanation of the powder bathroom “expansion” please see this… Continue reading Powder Bathroom.

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Miscommunication.

In any home renovation, just like in day to day life in general, there will be moments of miscommunication. Sometimes it is just best to find the humor in these misunderstandings and then move forward with a more fully communicated plan. This was one of our favorite misunderstandings with a solidly stated new plan as… Continue reading Miscommunication.

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Happy Thanksgiving and Girls’ Bathroom!

The girls’ bathroom is almost fully complete and we are beyond delighted! Glowing warmth and glittering elegance embrace you in a nostalgic hug. Over the next few days we will look at each of the bathrooms. Each bathroom features a unique color based upon the accent tile. You can read more about the hexagonal floors… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving and Girls’ Bathroom!

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Breezeway Update.

Our home and garage are connected by a graciously tall arched open air breezeway. What a pleasant way to come home and to exit out into the rest of the world. The breezeway is really coming together with the stained eaves, the supports in place, and the lights partially installed! Below: Looking from the house… Continue reading Breezeway Update.