4 STEPS TO MAKE YOUR FIDDLE EXPLODE IN GROWTH IN 1 MONTH

You all know that snake plant that’s called a plant of steel and is impossible to kill? Yeah, I almost killed it along with one fiddle. BUT I am happy to report that I have mended my ways and fiddle #3 is doing far better than I had ever hoped. I bought my fiddle a…

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Dining Room Renovation – Phase 1

Oh fixer, how I am beginning to love thee. No, but I am falling in love with our old house, especially now that I see glimpses of light at the end of the tunnel. This week should be drywall week (fingers crossed!) Once the drywall installs, I can start painting, installing trim, and all the…

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THE PERFECT SUMMER PARTY – How to make your party stand out from the rest

Hosting. A good host is an artist, and the party is their painting. There is an art to hosting, and when you nail it, it’s evident. There is something about arriving at a party where the food looks delicious, the flowers are plentiful, and the host is happy you came. This past Monday, I threw…

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FIXER KITCHEN IDEAS – DOWN TO TWO

Ahhh the kitchen. My husband wants to work with one specific cabinet supplier because of the quality of the cabinets. Real wood, soft close, in a reasonable price range, full extension pull out, and a few more quirks. That only leaves me with a limited number of options and colors. But in a way it…

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FLOWER BOXES DIY – BUILD AND ANCHOR

Our big exterior reveal is only a few week away, so I have been working on adding more character to the home. At the moment it is very monochromatic. White, black, gray. I really wanted some warmer wood tones to offset the white and black, so I headed to Lowes for some flower boxes. They…

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TRANSFORM YOUR DOORS (AND YOUR SPACE) IN 3 EASY STEPS!

DOORS! I love them! They have the power to seriously transform your space. One of the biggest flops a person can make when renovating a space is forgetting about the doors. There’s nothing like a gorgeous room with an ugly dinged up door welcoming you in. So what can we do to ensure a beautiful…

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ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – Week 6

If this is your first time here, then HELLO! My name is Inna and along with my husband, we enjoy building and renovating in addition to our jobs and babies. We recently sold our first, self-build home and bought a ’67 fixer that has been uninhabited for 15 years, say for a few raccoon families.…

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ONE ROOM CHALLENGE – WEEK 4

If this is your first time here, then HELLO! My name is Inna and along with my husband, we enjoy building and renovating in addition to our jobs and babies. We recently sold our first, self-build home and bought a ’67 fixer that has been uninhabited for 15 years, say for a few raccoon families.…

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