Category Archives: Paint

Picking the Perfect Gray

It all started with a hunt for the perfect shade of gray for our master bedroom. I wanted a gray that was almost white, not too blue, not too purple, not too tan, and not too green. I knew that finding a … Continue reading

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Painting the Dining Room

You might have noticed that we’ve made more than one change to our dining room in the past few weeks. Our DIY photo ledges were really the catalyst for several updates, starting with the wall color! I think this is … Continue reading

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Kitchen Changes

Morning everybody!  Stephen and I have finally recovered from our whirlwind week and are ready to share the trim project I mentioned a few days ago.  I hinted that we were installing crown moulding but we weren’t quite using it … Continue reading

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Exterior Update: Sneak Peek

So yesterday when we shared our Punch List progress, you might have noticed a new addition to the list that looked a little like this: “Paint Exterior.” Well, today I’m going to let you in on a little secret:  we’ve … Continue reading

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Guest Bath: Addressing the Vanity (Part 2)

Believe it or not, we’ve actually been spending a bit of time working on the guest bathroom between installing new doors, landscaping, and costume-wearing.  You’ve probably almost forgotten that we ever started working in this room, it’s been so long since an … Continue reading

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Reader Project: Love Where You Live

Projects showcasing state pride have been popping up all over the internet lately.  You’ve probably seen state paintings and jewelry and even cut-out maps showing off a person’s roots on various blogs or on Pinterest, and you might even remember … Continue reading

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Guest Bath: Picking Paint

Over the weekend, we finished up some items from our guest bathroom punch list. The last time we showed you this room, we’d just painted the ceiling, added new baseboards, and primed the walls. Next it was time to go … Continue reading

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Original Art Inspired by Michelle Armas

Happy Monday everybody!  I hope you had a wonderful weekend and didn’t miss us too much on Friday.  We’ve been busy bees and have a lot to share from the past few days. Last week, we talked about how we … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk about Art

Since before Stephen and I were married, one of our goals has always been to collect unique, one of a kind art pieces.  We both think original art is a great way to bring beauty and interest to a home, … Continue reading

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Guest Bath: Color Inspiration

We’ve been dreaming of new color schemes for our guest bathroom now that almost all of the “grunt work” is done.  My typical solution when decorating bathrooms is to find a fun colorful shower curtain and select wall and accent colors … Continue reading

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