This weekend was a bit challenging to get work done, as we found out that despite being extremely careful during this pandemic, our middle toddler brought Covid home from daycare. Not only are we super worried about the other kids who are also too young to be vaccinated, but we now have a mandatory quarantine … Continue reading Quarantine Chronicles
The time is fast approaching that we need to get the Vineyard House on the market, so in addition to banging away at existing projects, Jordan and I have been making a master list of to-do's before we officially go on the market. Even though it is a seller's market right now, we still want … Continue reading Our Project List for Selling Our Home
Hi everyone! We hope you’ve all had a lovely weekend getting ready for Christmas! We celebrated Christmas with Jordan’s family over the weekend since Jordan’s first day back to work from paternity leave will be Christmas Day. We really appreciated his family being willing to come to us this year, since traveling with a newborn … Continue reading 2021: Year in Review
Hi everyone! We are well underway with our master bathroom demo as we settle in as a new family of five! As a reminder, here's where our master bathroom started: We did initially paint the room white, but that is the only major modification we had made to this point. Here's where we are today. … Continue reading Master Bathroom Demo Update, A Floor Plan, and a Mood Board
Hey everyone! We've spent the past few weeks since our trip getting back into the swing of things at home, and getting caught up on projects around the house. Our biggest home renovation news is that we finally ordered the stone for our fireplace, which is going to be an Austin white chalk limestone veneer. … Continue reading Happy Halloween! DIY “Pet Sematary”
One of our remaining house projects is remodeling our living room fireplace, and we have lots of styles to choose from.
Over the past few weeks we have been busily installing the backsplash in the kitchen, as well as deciding on our style of wainscoting (board and batten) for the kitchen, laundry, and dining rooms.
We had a super busy weekend over here in the Kraft house, as we finally finished our master bedroom renovation!! We are so thrilled to have our room back, liveable, and super comfortable for us to hang out in during the evenings. It's actually an enjoyable space now! Just as a reminder, this is the … Continue reading DIY Master Bedroom Renovation
Hey everyone! Today we're going to talk about our nursery! When we first moved in, our two guest bedrooms were both pretty boring. (Sale photo below). Once we moved in, we decorated a little differently but did not change much initially. But with the baby on the way, we were ready to make some … Continue reading Nursery Makeover
A few months ago, our in-laws gave us their old dining set. Now, to be fair, it is truly an antique. The chairs are over 100 years old, and while the table was not built that long ago, it is made out of reclaimed wood from the same era. Now, while I very much appreciate … Continue reading DIY Antique Dining Set Makeover