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!

Farmhouse Fabulous: New Flooring for the Kitchen

When I work on a DIY project – like, say, installing new Pergo laminate flooring in the kitchen – my mind wanders during the easier parts of the work. For instance, while ripping up the old vinyl tiles in the kitchen I thought up punny things I could say about the new flooring. I may […]

Before & After: A New Backsplash to Brighten Up the Kitchen

With all my posts about planning for the bathroom project, you’d think that I would have spent this past weekend working in that room. Well, you’d be wrong. A funny thing happened on the way to the hardware store. When I went to buy the hex tile for the bathroom floor I happened upon the perfect white subway […]