We are in dire need of clothing storage in our master bedroom. We have a teeny master closet, and it’s just not working. There’s simply not enough space for both David and my clothes and shoes for all seasons.
The first step of our kitchen reno is to open the wall between our kitchen and dining room. Ultimately, I want one big cased opening that matches the others in the house. The photo below shows David’s work before and after he removed the arched doorway and arched bar window (?) between the two rooms.
One time, not that long ago, David and I visited Riverside, CA. We went there to attend my little sister’s graduation ceremony at California Baptist University. We also went to help her pack her apartment, and help her drive from Riverside, CA, to Houston, TX. It was a long road trip for three people plus one cranky cat in a semi-questionable Jeep that was pulling a U-Haul and stuffed with personal belongings. Google said the trip would take 21 hours if we drove it straight. I value my sanity and my sleep too much, so we scheduled some stops along the way. Here’s some photos from the ridiculous journey. Read more
Design Elements for the Kitchen Reno:
The second thing to tackle in our DIY kitchen renovation is the backsplash. Read more
I’m not kidding, this yellow-on-yellow grungy room is huge. Well, maybe it just felt extra huge because we painted every large wall of this sucker ourselves. This is what it looked like when we bought it: Read more
The first thing on my massive house project list was the “master bath.” I put master bath in quotations, because while it is a bathroom located off our master bedroom, there’s nothing master-like about it. Read more
I’ve been daydreaming about fixing our house exterior lately. I have so many ideas, but it’s hard to imagine what they’ll actually look like IRL. I’m thinking cream colored brick with white trim, with black shutters and accents. Maybe some window boxes on our second story windows? I would love to have a bricked paved walkway and porch steps. Oh, and beautiful landscaping of course! Here’s some inspo: Read more