Main bathroom – Two Years In…

The most recent part of the “Progress in Your House” saga was the half bathroom. What do you say that we keep with the bathroom theme and head upstairs to our main bathroom? Since these posts are all about lists, shall we also make a list of the rooms to that you need to see and mark off the ones that are already in the tour?

  • Entry Room
  • Kitchen
  • Mudroom
  • Living Room
  • Dining Room
  • Three Seasons Porch
  • Half Bathroom
  • Guest Bedroom
  • Creative Space
  • Main Bathroom
  • Giant closet
  • Master Bedroom

They are all in the Tour Our House section along with the tour of the whole house from the beginning

Our main bathroom is on the second floor of the house. You see it right when you turn the corner upstairs and since the door is usually open and we would use it most often, it had to be pretty (or prettier) right away. So on the to do list, this was one of the first things to tackle.

Behind the door is the toilet – sorry about the open toilet picture

A better shot of the shower curtain (in the mirror) and the awkward towel bar and the uber long countertop

Inside the shower…just warning you, it’s gross


Time to make myself feel better with a list

  • Scrubbed the whole entire bathroom like you would not believe
  • Took down the brassy towel bar that hung 8 inches from the coutnertop
  • Painted the walls in Sherwin-Williams Bamboo Shoot (this post)
  • Switched out the shower curtain to one that both the hubs and I love…not an easy task
  • Got new sagey bath mats (post here)
  • Defolded the bi-fold door to add some storage to the door (this post)
  • Removed the strange little shelf that was next to the counter when you walked in the door
  • Recaulked every seam in the tub and added something to cover up the edges
  • Took the snazzy mirrors off the wall by the toilet so it wasn’t so…creepy

And now for some progress pictures.

Here’s the shelf on the no longer bi-fold door (plans from Ana White)


The toilet nook without mirrors on the wall and a closed lid. Finding something to hide the hubs’ magazines is pretty high on the priority list too.

Oh and the shower, can’t forget to show you the shower. So much better even if the color is off a little bit.

Plans for this room include new floor tile, a claw foot tub, double sinks (!), new mirrors and I really would like to move a new washer and dryer into this room too, but I’ll admit that’s a point of debate in our house. Oh boy, do I have plans…just look at my For the Home – Bathrooms board on Pinterest. I’ve also started an ever evolving moodboard for it on Olioboard.





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Half bathroom – Two Years In…

Today, I thought I would show you our half bathroom from beginning to now…complete with a checklist of everything we’ve done in that itty bitty space. Back in December, I shared with you the two year progress on the kitchen and entry room. They are also in the Tour Our House section along with the tour of the whole house from the beginning


Behind this door in the dining room is our teeny, tiny half bathroom on the first floor.

This is a closet under the stairs turned bathroom, so it is a very odd shape, but endearing – can a bathroom be endearing?

To the right is a closet

and a window

To the left is the toilet (I’ll spare you the full open toilet picture)

Now for the list of things that have been completed

  • Scrubbed the whole entire bathroom like you would not believe
  • Took down the wooden 1983 towel bar and soap tray
  • Took off all the plastic-y textured wall paper (post here) – this took months…literally
  • Painted the walls in Sherwin-Williams Hubbard Squash (this post)
  • Added an ORB (oil rubbed bronze) towel ring to the right of the sink (this post)
  • Added an ORB toilet paper holder to the left of the toilet (this post)
  • Changed out the silver handle on the toilet for a snazzy (splurge) ORB one (post here)
  • Created an ORB foaming soap pump for the sink (tutorial post here)
  • Painted the rusted grate on the floor by the sink a matte black color
  • Added some red candle holders and s’more smelling candles to the top of the sink (this post)
  • Switched out the lacy curtain for frost painted glass (post here)
  • Added three Ikea (hallelujah) vases and gerbera daisies to the windowsill (this post)
  • Repainted the handles on the closet from chrome to ORB (this post)
  • Added some hubbard squash accent paint to the closet (post here)

The new sink needs to be installed, the mirror will be coming down and replaced with one in a beautiful frame, a new light that has yet to be decided on…we’ll get there.

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Sheltering Space

I adore spring! I love to get outside and play int he dirt and watch my plants come alive. But here in Iowa, it also brings on the start of severe weather season. Well, here in Iowa it is also Severe Weather Awareness Week. Do you know what you would do in severe weather? We’re fortunate to have a basement in our house so, that’s where we would head to. Today, the sirens sounded, just like they do the first Wednesday of every month just to make sure they work. I’m glad they test them, but every time the sirens wail I have to stop and think what day of the week it is and what the date is to see if I really need to be concerned. I am so glad that we have them though!

So this spring and summer if you hear about tornadoes in Eastern Iowa, you can imagine we will be in our basement. But how can you imagine us chilling in the basement unless you know what our basement looks like? I will tell you a couple things. 1- It’s the typical early 20th century dark and gross basement. 2- We have done next to nothing to the space…just enough for the hubs to use it to work on electronics at the bench that was already there. As long as you remember those two things, I’m willing to show you our basement.

If you’ve read the “Tour – From the Beginning” you’ve seen a picture of our laundry room/mudroom. Here’s another one

Well, it doesn’t look like that anymore, but this is from the beginning right? That’s how you get to the basement. Walk to the window and there are a couple stairs to the right that take you to the back door. Remember, it’s not that door anymore

Another turn and a few more stairs and you are in the basement. Check out those walls that wave like bacon in a pan. The reason that happened is because of what you see in the top right. It’s a dryer vent. The walls are just pressed “board” and the washer and dryer are on the other side of that wall, so every time the previous owners would run the dryer, the hot wet air would vent into this little hallway. Not. Smart. As a side note, we also had to run the electrical to where the washer and dryer were supposed to go, so we’re pretty certain they were running the washer and dryer off an extension cord. Also. Not. Smart.

Then when you go to the basement and turn to the left you see the future game room with that table I love. You also saw little bits of this room in my cabinet reno post. You probably just didn’t know it.

To the right of that room is the room where our wood furnace, water heater and gas furnace are. It also stores some stuff that we just need to get rid of. I don’t have any pictures of that room. Not sure why. But that’s just boring boy stuff anyway so we’ll go back to the bottom of the stairs and look to the right. There’s a “bathroom” there.

Can it really be a bathroom if it’s just a “shower” a toilet and a dirty nasty vanity stuck in a room where the only door is the door to the outside? I think my favorite part is the ocean scene shower curtains.

Are you wondering what was on the other side of this wall?

It’s the bench where Michael works on electronics. In the beginning, it looked like this

Yes, that’s mold on the wall. No, it doesn’t still look like that. We took down that pegboard, scrubbed the studs with bleach and put up new pegboard. We also scoped out the island of misfit toys misfit bin at Menards and found a piece of plywood that fit the top of the bench and put that down. So before you think I’m mean wife, he’s not breathing mold spores while he’s working.

Also in the basement is our water softener which makes me super happy. That mirror on the vanity is just gross though

There is so much to do in the basement that it stresses me out to think about it. Maybe if I made a list it would be better…maybe not. I have started planning on Olioboard though. Have y’all tried this yet? I’m completely in love with it! It’s like combining Pinterest with visions in my head. It’s totally bare right now, but It works in my head

See, bare. It’s a chair that hubs already has, cork floor he picked out and I think a couple of expedits would be great for storage. Plus, I might be looking for an excuse to make a road trip to Ikea (hallelujah).

Do you have a space that is embarrassing to show people? Are you creating Olioboards and loving it?

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Birdie Watching

I’ve shown you a few pictures of the outside of our house, but none of the back of our house. So here it is. This is what the back of our house looked like when we looked at it that first time


There was a lot of stuff to do here. Obviously some landscaping and clean up, but the door had to be replaced because it looked like this

The trim around the door was rotten too


There was rotted wood above the back door. Well, when the rain blew in from the south (the back of the house faces south), the rain would go right into our mudroom/laundry room. That, my friends, is a problem. One day, the hubs and I replaced that board there. You know when I say the hubs and I, I really mean that Michael did most of the work. I showed up to hold the board in place. Which is kind of a big deal because I hate ladders unless I’m painting…then the fear is outweighed by the love of painting. After we he did that, there was no more puddles in our laundry room! Woo hoo! We decided to replace the rest of the rotten wood there when we were up on the roof putting down ice and water barrier on the three seasons porch. Disclaimer: If you are doing this for a permanent fixture, you should definitely use treated wood or cedar which naturally resists rot. We did not use either of those because we had most of the wood in the rafters of our garage. We know that we will have to replace it again, but we’re okay with that since we don’t know what we want to do there. We’ll decide if we want cedar or painted when we paint the house. There’s still quite a bit of work to do, but that is done (for now).

I started off by adding bird feeders though. I found a suet feeder that had a copper “roof” on it so I got it and hung it up on the deck.

I was filling this thing all. the. time. So I decided to add another one

That drew more birds so I was just filling both of them all. the time.

The “kids” love to sit out on the three seasons porch spring through fall. I want to put a rain garden by the deck and possibly a butterfly garden on the back of the house. So I came up with the great idea to put bird feeders on the three seasons porch where they can watch the birds. Well, when they aren’t watching the neighbor kids ride their bikes in the alley by our house

I hung up two more suet feeders on the three seasons porch so Bella and Bristol could watch the birds fly around. I busted out the good ol’ Hitachi drill and put two plant hangers that I got at Menards for $2 each and put them on these two posts

It was great. I wasn’t filling the feeders near as much. I had finally gotten ahead of the birds! Then I realized that wasn’t it at all. The real reason was that no bird with a basic need for survival is going to eat at a bird feeder with this six inches away

It’s like sitting at a picnic table with a bear sitting there watching you

So, it didn’t take long and the birdfeeders made a move. Not too far so Bella & Bristol could still watch the birds from the three seasons porch.

They moved to the back of the deck…and I added another one. Yes I did miss a post. I’m not sure what I was thinking, but I will need to get another one to even it out. I can’t wait to get a rain garden there with some native grasses and stuff. I guess the first order of business should be to clean out all the leaves though. One thing at a time.

In the meantime, we now have five bird feeders where the birds can entertain Bella & Bristol and, let’s face it, in our house that’s what really matters…keeping our kitties happy

This outside posts makes me thing I need to take you on a full tour of the outside of our house. Maybe that should be the next thing added to the “Tour Our House” page (find it at the top of the page).

Or do you have another request? What part of our house do you want to see?






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Lost & Found – the front door

I found something! If you follow me on twitter, you may know what’s coming. I was recently testing out a camera for the hubs (he repairs electronics) and found some different pictures of the house on the memory card. I figured I’d share some of them with you in a series of short little posts. I want to start with the front door, so that’s where we’re starting.

I love the front door that was on the house when we bought it (from the inside),

but there was a problem with it. Our house faces north and when the snow and blows across the cornfield, baseball/soccer field and our neighbor’s yard, it ends up at our front door. I feel like I should give you a visual. You can look at some pictures in a post from last winter, but here’s another one. Notice that you can see grass on our neighbor’s yard and ours is covered in white?

Well, the old wooden door made our entry room very cold and this cheapskate frugal gal knew that it had to be replaced. Michael and I found one we liked and ended up having to drive 45 minutes to pick it up at a different store, but we agreed on it and that was amazing in itself. My dad, my brother and Michael replaced the door one day while I was at work. Michael called me and said “Don’t worry. Brandon has a sawsall.” He knows that worries me.

All trimmed out and ready to go

Two years later, and I still like it. Just needs some paint or something. Not quite sure what we’ll do with it, but I’m thinking we should wait until we do the full kitchen reno.

So, there’s our front door change. It’s definitely warmer than the old one. Ready for the next long lost pictures? Not sure what it will be just yet.

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O Christmas Tree…

Real tree? Artificial tree? Unconventional tree? What’s your preference? I want to know so I’m taking a poll. Yay for me rhyming! Anyway, leave your answer here:

This Christmas Eve, I thought I would bring you into our house (again) and show you my second favorite part of Christmas decor. Michael and I both have fond memories of going out and hunting down a with our families. I think we’ve gone out hunting for a tree twice since we’ve been married. Most years we head to Menards and pick one out. In 2008 we were so busy with me working a ton of overtime, helping our friends move back into their house after the great flood of 2008 before Christmas and driving to Michigan to get a car that we didn’t get a tree until December 23rd. But hey, we still had a tree and this cheapskate frugal girl was happy to only pay $5 for it. This year, we were only a little behind the game. I would love to get our tree on the weekend after Thanksgiving, but it just didn’t happen this year but we did get it the next weekend.It came inside and we had to find a place to put it. Last year it was in the dining room, but since the dining room is now the living room and a 7 foot Christmas tree would have significantly blocked the view of the tv we decided it needed a new home. I love having the tree in the entry room so no matter where you enter the house (front door or back door) you see the tree. This being Bristol’s first Christmas, we weren’t sure how he would react to the tree. We decided to leave lights and ornaments off it for a couple days so he could get used to it.

When we knew it was safe, we got out the lights

and put them on the tree. I love it when the tree glows so I put the lights inside the tree instead of just on the outside limbs. It also helps support the weight of the lights by putting them where the branches are stronger.

Bella seemed to enjoy sitting by the tree and “helping” put ornaments on

I love getting out the ornaments and remembering where we got each one and what the mean to us. I have a hard time getting pictures of the ornaments, but I wanted to show you some of them anyway. This one always finds a spot at the top of the tree. Dad and Cora gave it to us on our first Christmas together and having the color changing really draws attention to it reminding us of the true meaning of Christmas

This is our “Our First Christmas” ornament. The ladies at church had a bridal shower for me after we got married and used Christmas ornaments as decorations. They gave us this Hallmark ornament that I adore! (Evidently, my friend Kristen aka NC Amy has this one too)

My Grandpa Dale and Grandma Sally gave us this one to go on our first Christmas tree. The angels skirt is a seashell and it’s totally a handmade ornament. I cherished it before and Grandma Sally passed away two years ago and I smile every time I look at it. I smile because she would want us to rejoice that she gets to spend Christmas with the person whose birth we celebrate.

A reminder to pray for military families who are not able to be together because they are defending our freedom to celebrate as we want to

In December 2009, we bought our house. Michael’s parents got us this ornament to celebrate our new house

We moved into our house in January 2010, so we got this ornament for our first Christmas in our new home

Last year Jeff and Jenna gave me this Willow Tree ornament for Christmas. It was so sweet last year and this year when I put it on the tree, I cried. The name of the ornament is “Comfort” and this past year, I’ve needed a lot of comfort. Bella is our independent child, but whenever I’m sad about saying goodbye to Beau and Brady she seems to know and she comes and cuddles me…so comforting.

Then there are the ornaments that aren’t as meaningful, but just plain fun. Eventually, I want to have separate themed Christmas trees (the extras will probably be artificial ones) so I’ve been gathering different ornaments as I find them on sale after Christmas. I plan for Michael to have a Star Trek tree in the Man Cave so he has these ornaments

I would love to do a tabletop tree in the dining room that is coffee related so I have these

Eventually when we have a game room, I want to have an old movie style in that room. Marilyn and James will adorn the walls. Only fitting that the tree that will be in that room would have them adorning the tree in there too.

I completely love our tree this year with all the decorations. Next year, I think we’ll put more lights on it. I love twinkling lights! So, tell me. What is your favorite Christmas decoration? And of course, don’t forget to tell me what kind of tree you have too.

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Home…Two Years Later

Welcome to two years later.  Today is different because it’s been 2 years. Two years of painting. Two years of shoveling. Two years of mowing. Two years of drywalling. Two years of sanding floors. Two years of hanging lights. Two years of trying to decide on curtains. Two years of rearranging furniture. Two years of building furniture. Two years of making this house our home and loving every minute of it…okay, most minutes of it. Needing to have half of the plumbing replaced in the week before we moved in wasn’t fun. Finding out that it needed to be replaced wasn’t at all fun for Michael, but it was for me. It was I-laughed-so-hard-I-was-crying fun – “I stuck my hand up on the top of the pipe and there was no top of the pipe…there was poo.” I promise I’m not a mean wife and he was laughing too.

Have you ever looked at someone’s “accomplished” list and thought “Wow! I’m lazy”. I feel like that every time John & Sherry at Young House Love post one of their lists. I have to keep reminding myself that they do this full time. But you see, I’ve never been much of a Listy McListerson so I don’t have a list. In honor of our two year house-iversary, I thought I would do a little recap of some of our Beginning and Current pictures and give myself a list of what we have done since the beginning…two years ago. I’ll do a couple rooms today and a couple rooms next week . Let’s start with the entry room, shall we?

What we’ve done so far:

  • Tore up the stained, torn carpet
  • Sanded the floor with hand sanders because we didn’t want to take off too much of the wood on our original to the house maple floor
  • Changed out all the outlets and replace the covers with pretty copper ones
  • Changed out all the light switches and replace the covers with pretty copper ones
  • Took down the ceiling fan and put up a light we got on sale (post here)
  • Ripped down the falling tile ceiling and drywalled a new ceiling in (post here)
  • Took down the lace curtains and put up other placeholder curtains (update since the picture below – I keep changing out the curtains in here for different ones hoping that something will just hit me and I’ll love it)
  • Painted the ceiling with basic Sherwin-Williams white ceiling paint (post here)
  • Repaired a lot of cracks in the plaster using lightweight spackle like this one
  • Painted the walls with Sherwin-Williams latte paint in Cashmere low luster finish
  • Put up some art that shows our hometown pride (this post)
  • Replaced the old wooden front door with an energy efficient insulated metal one

See all the posts I’ve done about our entry room with the Entry Room tag or just click here

The kitchen has gotten quite a bit of attention and since it’s right next to the entry room, let’s review that one next.

What we’ve done up till now:

  • Took out that bar that broke up the two rooms and made it feel closed off (this post)
  • Repaired the hole in the floor that was uncovered by the removal of the bar (this post)
  • Took doors off the upper cabinets to create a more open and modern feel – and to make it safer since there was peeling paint on the cabinet doors
  • Took down the English cottage wallpaper…and the three other layers of wallpaper that was under it including some butterfly stuff with gold outlines
  • Took out the cabinet that was in between the two windows
  • Took down the scalloped things that blocked the lights and the windows – I don’t love the lights that are there now but haven’t decided on our new lights yet
  • Painted all the walls with Sherwin Williams Latter Cashmere low luster paint
  • Painted the window trim with Sherwin Williams Greek Villa paint -until we do a full kitchen reno and strip all the paint off all the trim (post here)
  • Painted the backs of the now open cabinets with Sherwin Williams Parakeet paint (post here)
  • Took down curtains and replaced them with some pretty cafe style ones I made (this post)
  • Took down that snazzy under the cabinet radio to the right of the sink (that thing was melted on the bottom)
  • Changed out all the outlets and replace the covers with pretty copper ones
  • Changed out all the light switches and replace the covers with pretty copper ones

See all the posts I’ve done about our kitchen with the Kitchen tag or just click here. I also just realized that I need to take a new full picture of the kitchen. Until then, here’s a few different pictures of the changes.

I’m feeling a little bit better about what we have done and what we still need to do now. I think I might need to start making lists. Thanks for stopping by to share in our two year house-iversary fun! I hope you’ll continue to come by and watch as we renovate and rejuvenate our house. Check out how all the rooms started out on my “Tour – From the Beginning” page.

Sidenote: If you stopped by for the $10 holiday decor series post, today’s post is a little bit different. Don’t worry, I didn’t leave you out in the cold. If you haven’t seen it yet, you’ll want to head over to this post and see the white fluffy wreath I made from coffee filters and a $2 wreath form (that could easily be made with cardboard).

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Falling In Love

I love fall! The changing leaves, the cooler days, Thanksgiving, pumpkin pie, I could go on, but I’ll stop. I love decorating for fall too and just after we got back from our road trip to Mississippi (posts here, here and here) we had one warm day before fall fully came to visit. You might remember me telling you about that in the whole painting the front steps orange fiasco. I took full advantage of that one day to do some decorating. Have you seen the two pots that I put at the junction of public sidewalk and walkway to our door? If not, there are two posts that i put at the junction of the public sidewalk and the walkway to our front door. I love having them there and I love changing out the flowers to go with the season. The first spring (2010), we had tulips in there

Those made way for some red geraniums

Which then got traded out for red mums in late summer/early fall

Last winter I wasn’t sure what to do with them, so the pots just went into the garage. I think they are going to get some lights this year…maybe in the form of this that Kristen, the NC version of me pinned (and I repinned)

But I’m getting ahead of myself. I have a couple more weeks till I allow myself to decorate for Christmas

I think it’s because I feel like if we skip from Halloween to Christmas, my birthday gets skipped too and now that I get to share my birthday with my niece Reygan (she turns 1 this year) I’m definitely not letting that happen. That’s right, every so often my birthday falls on Thanksgiving. November 22, mark your calendars! What a shameless way for me to work in my birthday. C’est la vie! Back to our decor for fall in our pots. The petunias that were pretty all summer

Were starting to look…well…

I got a couple pumpkins on sale that we had every intention of carving, but nixed that idea so we could leave them up until the day after Thanksgiving instead of just until November 1st. Instead of just taking the petunias out of the pots and putting the pumpkins in, this champion procrastinator decided to get a little ahead of the game. I’m ready for spring too! I picked up some tulip bulbs in plain red and red and white striped

That gave me 14 bulbs for each pot. According to my package directions I needed 6 inches between each of the bulbs

My pots are not that big. So I went through each bag and picked out the best looking bulbs and laid them out in the pots about six inches apart. I just took the bulb in my finger

and dug the hole with my hand. When I was almost up to my elbow in dirt, I knew it was about 8 inches deep

With all the bulbs planted there was only one problem left. Ya see, I have a thing for frogs. Not real ones, only fake ones and I have this cute little frog that lives in those front pots through all the seasons.

With the pumpkins going in the pots, there was not going to be room for Mr. Frog. After I put the pumpkins in, he decided to live on the stepping stone for now. I’m a little concerned about him blowing away, so he might have to hibernate for the winter in my craft room

They have been there for a couple weeks now and I still love them! Now we just have to do something about those steps…

I promise that I’ll be back next week with more holiday decor for $10 or less or maybe this weekend.

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Tour – From the beginning

Welcome to our home! Let me give you the tour of what we saw on our very first trip to our now-home. Please forgive the blurry pictures.

Here’s what we saw when we looked at our house the very first time in October 2009

Notice the broken window on the second floor all the way to the left? That was in the master bedroom, but that was the least of our problems. Let me show you the inside of the house, but before we head indoors, here’s where we’ll be going on the first floor:

Where to start inside other than the entry room and kitchen since both can be seen right when you walk in the front door?

Here’s the kitchen

I can’t forget the door that goes from the kitchen to the three seasons porch since that is my favorite door in the house and it gets used the most too (mostly by the “kids”). *See more kitchen posts here*

The entry room from the view of the kitchen

Check out that falling ceiling! *See more entry room posts here* The beautiful French doors go to what is now our living room but was originally our dining room. The stairs to go to the second floor are just beyond the door in the middle and the white door on the left goes to the laundry room/mud room.

Here’s the living room (former dining room)

Here’s the dining room (former living room) as seen from the living room

Love the fake ficus? Can’t neglect to show you this picture that was hanging on the wall in there

We thought it was just a creepy wolf picture. After we moved in and we started chatting with neighbors we found out that the people who had the house before us raised wolves in our backyard. The last room on the tour of the first floor is the half bathroom

*See more half bathroom posts here* Shall we head upstairs?

Did you see the turning stairs? I love turning stairs…not so much for moving furniture up them, which is why there was this note taped to the wall

By the way, that was not true. Getting our queen size mattress involved removing that board…and part of the ceiling…with a sawsall…I don’t think my brother Brandon can come to our house without playing with power tools. Wanna see the floor plan for the second floor?

The room is kinda small so it’s not really possible to capture the whole room in one picture. Here’s the view of the top of the stairs taken from the bathroom

Once up the stairs you see directly into the guest bedroom (that’s the room right by the window

This is the viewpoint from the top of the stairs.

See that space on the left that looks like it would be a hallway? It kinda is. It goes to my fabulous creative space

The main bathroom is right next to my creative space

If you look at the picture from the top of the stairs you can see what looks like it leads to another hallway? It goes to the master suite. Yep, I’m calling it a suite. The giant closet has it’s own closet!

I maintain that the closet inside the closet if for my shoes. Through the closet goes into the master bedroom

The other door to the master bedroom goes to a hallway. The fact that there is a hallway that goes nowhere other than to our bedroom is why I reserve the right to call it a master suite

So that’s the inside of our house before we did anything. Now that you’ve had the whole tour, do you see the potential? It’s okay if you don’t, most people didn’t (including Michael). I look forward to keeping you updated on all the changes that are happening at our house every day.

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Laying It All Out – Part 2

On Monday I showed you our the layout of our first floor

I also told you that I would keep working on our second floor and would show it to you this week and here it is

  • See the main bathroom here and here
  • See the master bedroom here
  • The guest bedroom, my creative space and the massive closet will be coming later –

I really haven’t shown you much of anything on the second floor have I? I think I’ll need to change that. Any votes on a room to see? Time for ya’ll to kick me in the butt for a project room. I think there is so much to be done in each room that I really haven’t paid much attention to any of them.

I’m still working on the “See our whole house before” page, but I’m thinking it will be done by Friday. Now I must be off to finish up a project that I want to show you tomorrow! Have a wonderful Wednesday evening!

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