5 Ways We Sold Our Home On The First Showing For Full Asking Price


  When we bought our condo people thought we had lost our marbles. Everyone knew we were desperate to find a house after our very quick relocation, but they didn't think we were that desperate. Maybe we were desperate, or maybe we were smart, or maybe we were both. But our condo was a diamond in the rough... Very rough. The condo had been previously owned by a heavy smoker. Not only did it smell bad from the smoke, but in the upstairs, ... READ MORE »

My Laundry Room Needs Help. Bad.

Laundry room needs help

The room of shame. Dun. Dun. Dun. Everyone has one. The one you shove everything into and close the door and try your best to forget about. This is that room  for me. And the problem is, I use this room all the time for obvious reasons.  But talk about being unfunctional. Uninspiring. Undesirable. Yuck! I can't decide what is worse, the original peeling linoleum yellowed from nicotine as a result of years of smoking by previous ... READ MORE »

Pick My Cafe Curtain


Part II to "F-Word, But It's Not What You're Thinking" is taking even more time than I anticipated as I am trying to be very thorough, but in the meantime, I need help from my 5 loyal followers. ;) I am struggling to decide a fabric for my kitchen window. It's naked right now... Here's 3 options... And one more I decided to throw in for kicks and giggles. The script fabric on the chair. Here's a reminder of the adjoining ... READ MORE »

Dining Room Progress

Designed to the Nines Dining a Room

Since I haven't really blogged over the past couple years, we have done a lot to our little home. Our friends and families thought we were crazy buying our condo, as it was extremely dated. But worse, it was totally saturated in cigarette and sewer smell. But our options were pretty slim at the time we bought, we were desperate for a house, and I have vision and maybe an irrational sense of what is possible. Here is what the dining room looked ... READ MORE »