Category Archives: Homebuilding

basement paint colors.

With drywall finished, and trim installation up next, I got a head-start on looking at paint colors. (Note: All colors you see in this post are Sherwin-Williams.) Working off the paint colors throughout the rest of our home, we wanted to go … Continue reading

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back in the basement!

Oh, friends. Who knew a decision to finish a basement could prompt so much soul-searching??! In brief, the past couple months brought some major start-of-the-year conversations about goals — home, financial, location, etc. Those conversations dovetailed with an unforeseen opportunity … Continue reading

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the beginning of the end: basement finishing progress

I last blogged about our plans for the basement shortly before we moved in. If you prefer a quicker re-cap than reading the link, we had our builder frame this lower level for us and stock it with drywall, saving Page … Continue reading

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Loft Playspace and Our Ikea Latt Hack

When I last posted about this loft landing between our three upstairs bedrooms and bath, it looked like this (see above). I was just starting to store some toys up here for a baby who was quickly becoming more active … Continue reading

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moved in: the kitchen

The move-in pace has definitely been slow for us, but something about this home already feels more long-term. With our last house, we thought “3-5 years”…I see us in this one for longer, so it seems fitting we take our … Continue reading

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house progress: the exterior

It’s been a while since our last house update around move-in time in early February. Since then, we’re (a bit) more rested, (a bit) more in a routine with our new little guy, and (a bit) more moved in! A … Continue reading

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