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Guest Bedroom and Bathroom Reveal!

Guest Bedroom and Bathroom Reveal!

I am so excited to finally share the reveal of our guest bedroom with you! What a labor of love and also a labor of learning. This project was full of firsts for me from staining a vanity and painting grout, all the way to 

Refresh Your Bathroom Tile with Grout Paint

Refresh Your Bathroom Tile with Grout Paint

A month ago when I decided on updating our guest bedroom I knew the first place I would need to start is the bathroom. I wanted to see what upgrades I could make with spending as little money as possible. My plan to save included 

Classic Planter Idea for an Easy White Planter

Classic Planter Idea for an Easy White Planter

Two beautiful and large stone planters were handed down to us a couple of years ago – score! Last year, we dropped the ball and never came up with a good planter idea, so they sat empty and alone. At the risk of making the 

Easy to Install Custom Baseboard Trim

Easy to Install Custom Baseboard Trim

With every room we remodel in The Arched Manor, it usually involves either adding crown molding or installing new baseboards.  We prefer the baseboard work – it doesn’t require ladders and holding large spans of molding up to install (like crown molding).  We also like 

Home Office Renovation Reveal

Home Office Renovation Reveal

We announced in a blog post back in early March that our next project would be our home office (currently occupied by John, but we will see for how long – ha!).  We are so excited to announce that it is complete! We are both 

5 Home Bar Ideas to Include in Your Design

5 Home Bar Ideas to Include in Your Design

It has officially been a year since we completed our dry bar renovation! As a short recap, we took a small, awkward area in between our kitchen and dining room and installed custom cabinetry to create a home bar area.  There are so many things that 

Home Office Renovation With Built-in Cabinets

Home Office Renovation With Built-in Cabinets

We are so excited to announce our next project! We will be kicking off a home office renovation in the upcoming week and have been working on the design and layout for a little while.  The home office is on the main level of our 

Benjamin Moore Collingwood

Benjamin Moore Collingwood

When we were first deciding on a new color for our dining room, we knew we wanted it to be a neutral greige color. We wanted a paint color that was noticeably darker than the white we used on the surrounding walls and trim, but 

Dining Room Renovation Reveal

Dining Room Renovation Reveal

A few months ago (although it feels longer) we revealed our plans to renovate our dining room and shared some before pictures. We try to prioritize our renovations and DIYs based on areas we use the most, and believe it or not, we use our 

2021 A Recap

2021 A Recap

We cannot believe 2021 is done! We feel like we accomplished so much but also feel like we barely scratched the surface of our to-do list. This blog post is dedicated to summarizing all those accomplishments, and highlighting some top shares over the past year.