Our 1970s Basement Update: Drop Ceiling is Done & Walls are Painted!

YOU GUYS! You haven’t heard from me because I’ve been dancing the past two weeks (oh, and working 😉). I’m dancing because I still can’t believe it. My drop ceiling is done! And surprise – we got new windows and our walls are painted too! I actually finished our basement drop ceiling last week, but …

Our 1970s Basement Update: Inspiration Board

Our 1970s basement update is coming along (very) slowly, but surely. I’ve been dreaming of the type of space our basement will be with ideas swirling around in my head. Something that’s helpful to me is compiling my ideas into one place – Pinterest helps with that! In addition, piecing everything together on one document also …

How to Paint Cabinets: A Step-by-Step Guide

When I first walked into our basement, the most attractive feature in a sea of wood paneling were the built-in cabinets. They are well-constructed and a timeless style. We’re so thankful because I’m not sure we would’ve been able to make that investment – or at least it wouldn’t have been a priority! You guys …

Garage Entryway Project: Painting the Garage Floor

Well friends, this part of the project hasn’t quite gone as planned! I came down with an upper respiratory infection that just wanted to hang on. But I’m finally feeling better and ready to get back at it! If you’re new around here, we’ve been transforming part of our 1950s garage into an entryway. We’ve …

Garage Entryway Project: The Problem

We love a beautiful space as much as the next person, but if it’s not functional for our family, somethin’s gotta give! The entryway hall from our garage has become a little prettier than the first time we laid eyes on it. It’s even become a little more functional, but it still isn’t working for …