Category Archives: renovations

  Wow, what can we say about the old stairs? . . . nothing good, I assure you. They were extremely narrow, dark, heavy, bulky, steep, and very dangerous. The treads of each stair actually hung over the stair underneath by 3” so you could barely stand on them properly. They were extremely narrow (only […]

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  When we first walked into this house, we saw that this dark and outdated home had the potential to be something wonderful. As we toured around, we instantly fell in love with all the natural character… like the wood beams in EVERY room, the high ceilings and the large spaces. We knew the first […]

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This month our DIY Homework Station was featured in the October 2017 issue of Better Homes and Gardens magazine!!! Eeek!!!! It was an amazing experience you guys!!! And I’m so EXCITED to FINALLY be able to tell you all about it!!! For years I have been inspired by other DIY-ers and projects that have been […]

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Before any demo happens, comes the plan for what is going to get demolished, and the game plan for the entire project. When you purchase a home with the intent to renovate it and sell it, you have to work backwards from the finished product. When Joe and I look at home, we are looking […]

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We were pretty hesitant to see this house at first. As a matter of fact… our realtor had to pretty much beg us to go see it. We were only in town for the weekend and narrowed our search down pretty extensively to a certain area. There weren’t many houses to see in that area […]

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