What does a whole home renovation cost?

Hi everyone! As we prepare to close on the sale of our first home, we have been reflecting on all of the work that we have put into making this house our home. I will always love this bedroom. In just a few short weeks we will be collecting all of the equity from our … Continue reading What does a whole home renovation cost?


Before and After: The Completed Master Bathroom

Hi everyone! We have a ton of before and after photos to share with you guys, but since the master bath has been at the forefront most recently we decided to start with this one. Here it is when we purchased it, in all of its shiny brass, green tile and striped wallpaper glory. So … Continue reading Before and After: The Completed Master Bathroom

That’s A Wrap! Here’s What We Completed On Our Pre-Sale To-Do List (And What We Didn’t)

The first week of January we shared our list of projects to do before we sell our house. Here's how our master list is looking now: Whole Home Fill holesTouch up caulkTouch up paintReplace switchplatesFix insulation in atticDeep clean Front Entryway Fix drywall behind doorTouch up paint on front door Honestly, most of this just … Continue reading That’s A Wrap! Here’s What We Completed On Our Pre-Sale To-Do List (And What We Didn’t)

Master Bathroom Update

Hi everyone! It's been a crazy few weeks over here, between work travel, the Easter holiday, and trying to get the house finished and on the market! We had a really nice week as a family leading up to the holiday, enjoying the lovely weather and getting our back flower beds whipped into shape. The … Continue reading Master Bathroom Update

Grouting the Master Bathroom

This weekend we've been hard at the messy work of grouting the rest of the master bathroom! The charcoal grout we chose is incredibly messy, but it does look good! I would highly recommend wearing gloves if you're grouting with dark gray or black grout! Here's how everything looked after the grout was applied and … Continue reading Grouting the Master Bathroom

Tiling the Master Bathroom

We're finally laying tile! It's one of my favorite stages of the remodel, because things suddenly feel a LOT more finished! For the tile in the master bath we decided to go with something a little different than the other two bathrooms. In those rooms we chose this white marble-look tile from Lowes. We still … Continue reading Tiling the Master Bathroom

Drywall Purgatory

The past few weeks while we've been in quarantine have been a nightmare of drywall work. It always seems like drywall takes the longest during these projects, possibly just because we hate it so much, but also maybe because things feel so much more finished once the drywall is in place and textured. After the … Continue reading Drywall Purgatory

Installing the Shower Pan in the Master Bath

This week we've continued working on the master bathroom, which is our final large project before we list the Vineyard House. As we've mentioned in other posts, our shower was not finished properly in the original install, so we had a lot of work to do to get it corrected. First, Jordan laid down a … Continue reading Installing the Shower Pan in the Master Bath