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The Kitchen Update for March + The Appliance Debacle

It's been about a month since our last update. Boy, time flies. When we first tore out the kitchen island, I was hoping to share our final reveal post around this time. Clearly that was a little too ambitious (what's new, amiright?) Circling around to the last update...

Styling the Fireplace Mantle for Spring

I realized that we never officially showed off the fireplace or shared all the details. So, today you're getting a two-for-one. All the information on the fireplace PLUS how we're decorating it for spring. Because, I heard it just around the corner? Adding in a...

A Kitchen Renovation Update

I am way, way behind on this update. So first, please forgive me! When we started this renovation, I had all the plans to share weekly updates on the blog. So, since that clearly didn't happen, here's one big giant post with everything that we've been up to these last...
How to DIY a Kitchen Concrete Counter Top

How to DIY a Kitchen Concrete Counter Top

I had every intention of creating a post all about the kitchen renovation plans, but #life. Spoiler alert: the kitchen renovation is very much underway. Brett and I are in love. I will say, kitchen renovations are at the bottom of the 'fun' list. Since we lost our...

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Our New Retaining Wall + Front Porch

Our New Retaining Wall + Front Porch

We’re sharing an update on the progress we’ve made on the outside of our home with a new retaining wall and the front porch. How is it already August? I don't know how many times I've sat down to write this post and then got distracted with something else.. so it's...

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A Bathroom Update: The Wonders of Paint

A Bathroom Update: The Wonders of Paint

We’re sharing an update on our master bathroom budget makeover, and showing how a little paint can completely transform a room. I am extra appreciative of the bathroom makeover... specifically, the mindless activity of painting a room. Not only does paint do wonders...

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We’re Brett and Kelly! A husband and wife team tackling our first complete home renovation. We love all things DIY, our two furbabes and lazy summer days out on the lake. Our mission? To inspire you to live a mindful life in a handmade home.

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