Down to the Details: Pergo Laminate Flooring in the Basement Bathroom

So, quite frankly, I thought I would have more details about the basement bathroom to share. I bought a new toilet¬†and sink that we had planned on installing in the bathroom. That is, until we discovered that the standard toilet wouldn’t work. For future reference, folks, always check to see how the toilet drains before […]

Before & (Almost) After: A Quick Basement Bathroom Refresh

When our house was built in 1917 it was equipped with one bathroom on the second floor. Somewhere along the way – and judging by the Bathking¬†shower I think it was post-WWII – a bathroom was added in the basement. This little bathroom has been great in a functional kind of way when we’ve had […]

Shopping for a New Bathroom Sink

Although we won’t be ready to rip into the bathroom for another couple of months, we’re already shopping around for a new bathroom sink. Currently, there’s a really big bathroom vanity (which at some point was painted black), counter top and sink in the Dream House’s one and only full bathroom. We want to rip […]

Demolition Sunday: Let the Bathroom Reno Begin

Fueled by leftover roasted chicken and vegetables, we literally tore apart the bathroom cabinet. Let the bathroom renovation begin!

Preserving Packaging: How I Made These Vintage Hooks Functional While Restoring Their Charm

From the moment I saw these vintage utility hooks – with their kitschy packaging still intact! – I knew that I would have to somehow upcycle the whole thing. I mean, you can’t find something that’s over 50 years old and still includes the packaging and not try to save it, right? I don’t know […]