Author Archives: Liz

a whole lotta hack jobs

DIY is in full swing as we plan for the new house! Inspired by the too-many-to-count IKEA hacks out there in the blogosphere, we found a few we wanted to try so we could get our custom look, and for … Continue reading

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construction update!

For all the delays we encountered getting this build STARTED, things are looking up as we’ve progressed through these first two weeks. The weather has cooperated, and the crews have been lightning fast as the lot was excavated, footings put … Continue reading

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planning for the laundry room.

Just past the mudroom/entry will be our laundry room. This is another area I’m stoked about, NOT because I love to do laundry, but I feel good about some decisions we made to make this space efficient and most useful. … Continue reading

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planning for the mudroom / entry.

We’ve barely started construction, but if our last build taught me anything, it’s to plan ahead and have your decisions made for when the times comes to implement. Add to that the fact that the completion of our house will … Continue reading

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can you dig it?

We were ecstatic to find these stakes on our lot on Monday, along with two big diggin’, dirt-pushin’ machines! It was SUCH a relief to just see things get STARTED already after a series of delays (the loan closing being … Continue reading

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baby smith’s room.

It started with a mobile, which Page was obsessed with even before we knew if this baby was a boy or girl. We were in Pottery Barn Kids one night, checking out cribs, and he was all about this. I … Continue reading

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