Category Archives: Homebuilding

Finishing the Basement: the play space

I definitely jinxed myself saying we’d have flooring in for the next post — nope, backordered, then backordered FURTHER, and the latest update is that the mill is now making a whole new run of our carpet, so yes…more waiting. … Continue reading

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The latest in the basement: our home gym

Paint color is Sherwin Williams “Oceanside”. You can view all our basement paint picks here. The gym is our basement level is currently the most finished space so far, but still a work in progress. Today I’m sharing the final plan … Continue reading

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Finishing the Basement: The Bathroom

Mirror | Sconces | Faucet Paint color pictured is Sherwin Williams “City Loft” — see all of our paint picks here I’m proud to say we’ve stayed remarkably on budget for this basement project, now that we have drywall, trim, paint, … Continue reading

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The latest in the basement: the guest bedroom

Having built two homes, I’m very familiar with picking out elements for my home without being able to actually see/touch/walk through the ACTUAL finished space beforehand. Finishing the basement level is a little bit easier because at least I can … Continue reading

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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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