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

Installing Drywall and plumbing in the Master Bathroom

Hi everyone! It feels a little crazy, having so many projects going right now! We're actively working on getting the master bathroom completed at the same time that we're working to get the cottage in live-able shape. Our current plan is to have the Vineyard House ready to go on the market at the beginning … Continue reading Installing Drywall and plumbing in the Master Bathroom

Kitchen Remodel (Photo Heavy)

Welcome back! This post is all about our kitchen remodel! We are currently 90% of the way complete, with just grouting our backsplash, applying wainscoting to the peninsula, and purchasing a new microwave left to go. But first, a reminder of where we came from... If you remember, first we ripped out the old pantry … Continue reading Kitchen Remodel (Photo Heavy)

Building a Butler’s Pantry, Part I

Our house was previously owned by a pair of wine enthusiasts, as I may have mentioned before. One of the things this pair did was install a "temperature-controlled wine room" leading off of the laundry room. In reality what we had was a homemade storage closet with a small refrigeration unit attached to a wall. … Continue reading Building a Butler’s Pantry, Part I