How-To Tile a Kitchen Backsplash + a Video!

This post is in partnership with Lowe’s. We’re overhauling our kitchen and mudroom with Lowe’s and sharing our experience with you! Here’s our initial design meeting, how we pieced together panels + fillers, how we shopped for durable countertops and how we built thick floating shelves. Renovation is a funny thing. It starts out exciting; you think, oh, the possibilities! You […]

How We Made Thick Floating Shelves + a Video!

Kraftmaid ‘Cayden’ cabinets | tile | slide-in range | range hood This post is in partnership with Lowe’s. We’re overhauling our kitchen and mudroom with Lowe’s and sharing our experience with you! Here’s our initial design meeting, how we pieced together panels + fillers and how we shopped for durable countertops. When we first sat down to design Tree […]

Panels, Trim + Fillers: The Important Stuff (+ a Vlog!)

This post is in partnership with Lowe’s. Kraftmaid cabinetry in Dove + Natural | slide-in range | panel ready refrigerator It would be so easy to leap from A) the installation of our cabinets to B) tiling, styling and calling the kitchen and mudroom done! But it really isn’t that simple, and there’s one huge step in every kitchen we’ve designed […]

Vlog: Behind the Scenes at Tree House

[adthrive-in-post-video-player video-id=”moQ8rV0L” upload-date=”2018-05-23T04:00:00.000Z” name=”Behind the Scenes at Tree House” description=”null”] If you’re unable to view the video above, you can watch it on YouTube right here. Our hope is to always encourage you to tackle your own DIYs, put some elbow grease into the dusty areas and polish up your homes so that you absolutely […]

Demolition Kicks Off at Tree House! (+ A Mini Vlog)

I was starting to get worried that our Tree House to do list was absolutely nuts. But what’s even crazier is that we’ve since added to it – if only because our first demolition weekend was such a huge success! Not only did we crush everything on our list of ‘hope to do,’ but we accidentally […]

Vlog: Let’s Take a Tour of the Tree House!

[adthrive-in-post-video-player video-id=”X4Mk1dfM” upload-date=”2018-05-11T18:26:31.000Z” name=”Welcome to Our Tree House” description=”null”] Last week, we posted a photo tour of our Tree House, and today, we’re looking forward taking you on an actual walk through with Jack and CC in tow! Our little home is a half mile walk from the beaches of Lake Michigan in the small town of […]

Vlog: Welcome to the (New and Improved) Garden Apartment!

[adthrive-in-post-video-player video-id=”ClTFYDQ2″ upload-date=”2018-05-11T19:11:19.000Z” name=”The Garden Apartment Reveal!” description=”null”] In case you missed it, you’ll want to watch the vlog that kicked off this entire renovation-that-could. Catch up right here!  We’ve spent the last 3+ months overhauling the garden apartment, sacrificing nights, weekends and a whole lot of sleep to bring this dated unit back to life. […]

Vlog: Say Hello (Again) to the Garden Apartment!

[adthrive-in-post-video-player video-id=”RfvVVCEm” upload-date=”2018-05-09T21:29:48.000Z” name=”A BEFORE Tour of the Garden Apartment!” description=””] We are so, so (so!) excited to kick off our next project – the garden apartment! If you’ve been with us since the beginning of this house’s renovation journey, you might remember that our home is zoned as a residential two-flat, meaning, there are two […]

Vlog: A House Tour!

[adthrive-in-post-video-player video-id=”cq1NgmZn” upload-date=”2018-05-11T19:28:38.000Z” name=”Our (First) House Tour” description=”null”] We’ve been blogging for almost 8 years(!), and in all that time, we’ve yet to take you on a video tour of our current home! Yikes. In an effort to show you the flow of our home and how the rooms connect, we’re walking through every space […]

DIY a Hairpin Leg Coffee Table In 5 Steps (+ a Mini Vlog!)

Last summer, we sold our extra long Mid Century coffee table. There was a small outcry when we shared this vlog (we hear you!), but despite our love for that piece of furniture, it wasn’t the right fit for our living room. When we first moved into this home from our former condo, we would say, ‘Our […]