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Laundry Room Renovation | New Cabinets and Light Fixtures

Laundry Room Renovation | New Cabinets and Light Fixtures

Sharing the latest updates on our laundry room renovation, including new cabinets and new light fixtures. Thank you to Wayfair for providing us with the beautiful light fixtures. All thoughts and opinions are our own.  It's been awhile since we've posted about the...

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Laundry Room Renovation: Lessons From a Can of Paint

Laundry Room Renovation: Lessons From a Can of Paint

I met Trina freshman year of college. The Roommate Gods put us together and we have been inseparable (generally speaking - she lives about four hours away in Fargo, ND) ever since. I know that when we are together, not only is a smile going to be plastered on my face...

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The Laundry Room Renovation: The Plans

The Laundry Room Renovation: The Plans

With the guest bathroom nearly complete, it only makes sense to start the next project, right? Friends, meet the laundry room. What's Already Been Done This is a newly-created room that wasn't in the original house. Prior to us gutting the place, the laundry was...

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One Year Anniversary Home Tour

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,...

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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...

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Project Update: Fall & Winter 2016

Project Update: Fall & Winter 2016

It’s fall! The leaves are starting to change colors here in Minnesota, the nights are getting cool and the best of all, the mosquitoes are tapering down. I cannot tell you how nice it is to be able to head outside our house without ten pounds of bug spray on! Another...

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You Can Never Have Too Much Light: Adding New Windows

You Can Never Have Too Much Light: Adding New Windows

Have you ever noticed how a window can transform an entire space? I almost feel bad for the rooms that are completely enclosed – they don’t really stand a chance at ever having the ‘wow’ factor. Because natural light is addicting and attractive and homey and...

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Windows and Tile and Mudding – Oh My!

Windows and Tile and Mudding – Oh My!

If you haven’t gathered this by now, let me reiterate the fact that I have an incessant need to buy only things from the thrift store or on sale. Before I could even purchase things with my own money, it was ingrained into my brain that I should NEVER buy anything...

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July 2016 Recap

July 2016 Recap

So here we are again, another month almost gone, in what seems like the blink of an eye. What we're excited about: >> I finished the painting the hutch and to hang it on the wall, Brett came up wit the brilliant plan to have the top sit on two pieces of scrap...

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Adding Walls & Doors

Adding Walls & Doors

Good morning! I have some super exciting news to share with you all. Remember a few weeks ago I told you about that time we decided to tear down a few more walls because we just love demo? Or that time I came home to an almost completely gutted guest bathroom and...

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Summer Home Improvement Project List

Summer Home Improvement Project List

The sun is shining here in Minnesota and the days are getting longer and longer. We’re on the cusp of summer and I don’t know about you, but I feel like I was just ringing in the new year. 2016 seems to be flying by – I can hardly believe we’re only a week and a half...

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