How We Used Custom Drapery to Solve Our Problem Areas

This post is in partnership with Bali Blinds. The Tree House master bedroom is simultaneously the coziest and the most awkward space in our home. While it’s a great size, it’s flanked on three sides by 1) a 6′ wide closet, 2) French doors that lead onto the patio, and 3) French doors that lead […]

Big Changes From a Small Dresser

kitchen | dresser | basket | mirror | lamp | planter | curtains After wrapping up the TreeHouse kitchen and mudroom over the course of the last few weeks, we were able to give some much needed attention to the barest-of-bare corners in our Michigan(dinavian) bedroom. Previously, this corner served no purpose, and the lack […]

Vlog: A Tour Through Our Kitchen Cabinets!

We just wrapped up our big kitchen and mudroom renovation, and we lived to tell the tale! (I say this with a smile on my face, because in all honesty, we are thrilled to pieces.) We’ve made it to the other side – and thinking a little more clearly, too – but that means it was […]

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 […]

Tree House’s Backyard Today (And It’s Not Pretty)

This isn’t the prettiest update. (In fact, I couldn’t take a somewhat decent photo if I tried.) There are no afters. This is, hands down, all about the process. Our backyard? We’re in the thick of it. This is where we are today, and in this process, we are making progress! The only thing we can keep […]

How to Choose Your Countertop Soulmate

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, and this is how we pieced together panels + fillers.  Our Tree House kitchen countertops are in! If you’ve been following along on our Stories (we’ve been saving updates in […]

The Guest Room Closet + Modifying Brand New Furniture

clothing rack | hangers | rug | velvet pillows | white coverlet Friends, we wanted to share this post for a few reasons. One, it’s a closer look at the Tree House guest room’s so-called closet (and why it is how it is), two, it’s okay to modify existing furniture to fit your needs perfectly, and […]

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 […]