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Decor, The Entryway, The house, The Seasonal Decor

Spring Entryway Home Tour

Last year about this time, we were just starting to get settled in the house. We’d moved in about a month earlier and were still fairly bright-eyed and bushy tailed, riding high on the joys of owning our first home. Fast forward to this spring and while we may have one or two more gray hairs, we’re still riding that high of home ownership. You see, there’s something about spring that makes you want to take on new challenges and start fresh. Maybe it’s the newfound  ...

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Decor, The Bathroom, The Bedroom, The Entryway, The house, The Kitchen, The Living Room, The Mudroom

One Year Anniversary Home Tour

One year, to the day. That’s how long we’ve been in this house. It feels like we just moved in… and yet at the same time, like we’ve been here forever. To celebrate this big milestone, we wanted to take a look at the last year. Not only to catch up the newcomers, but to give us a little piece of mind πŸ™‚ If there is one thing we’ve learned this past year, it’s that renovating a home is hard. But, we also have learned that the satisfaction of literally  ...

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DIY Project, The Entryway

How to Install Interior Brick Tile

About halfway through the One Room Challenge last October Brett and I knew we wanted to lay down brick tile for the entryway. We also knew it wasn’t going to happen in time for the challenge, but that it was going to be the next project to tackle. If you’ve been hanging out with us on Instagram, you’ve already seen the finished project. To say it turned out better than expected is an understatement. The brick floor really compliments the white built-ins and dark barn wood plank wall. It’s  ...

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DIY Project, One Room Challenege, The Bedroom, The Entryway, The house, The Kitchen, The Mudroom

2016: Looking Back at the First Year of North Country Nest

Tomorrow is the LAST day of 2016. Can you freaking believe it? I don’t know about you, but this year has flown by! It seems like just yesterday that our weekends were filled with house showings and mortgage meetings and packing up the townhouse. Since I dropped the ball and forgot to post a 9-month update, I thought it might be fun to do a quick recap and look back at all the progress we’ve made this year. Our First Home After Brett and I first walked through this house, in the back of our  ...

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