Category Archives: remodeling

Closet to Bedroom Transformation

You’ve probably heard lots of stories of people turning a small bedroom into a closet. I’ve already blogged about how we turned a bedroom into a bathroom and another bedroom into his and her closets as part of our master … Continue reading

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A little time away is good, but coming home to progress is great.

I was lucky enough to have a chance to spend last week in Italy. I thoroughly enjoyed my trip but it was delightful to return to see a few big leaps forward in the home renovation! The glorious summer weather … Continue reading

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Another move – master bath is MINE!

Once upon a time there was a bedroom and bathroom….         After what seems like forever, we’re finally moving into the new master bathroom! A few things left to do; the steam shower to hook up, a … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Ugly Tile

Yesterday was a very big day. Our new kitchen is officially up and running.  We have a range, fridge, microwave, dishwasher and sink all functioning and the cupboards loaded up with pots, pans and dishes. There’s still a few loose … Continue reading

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The great room is looking …. GREAT!

Today the great room lost its blanket of boxes, saws, trim and tools in preparation for grouting the floor and I have to do a quick post to share because it is really looking GREAT! The entertainment unit is gradually … Continue reading

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When is a shower so much more?

I really haven’t shown the master bath a lot of love in this blog even though its a major part of this renovation. The master bath is replacing the main bathroom on the ground floor. It was a long narrow … Continue reading

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Don’t take it for GRANITE – It’s really quite GNIESS!

I’ve been waiting for this day for so long. It’s GRANITE installation day! It was a bit like Christmas morning for me. I was up early; too excited to wait for my alarm to go off to get out of … Continue reading

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Granite Preview – Sneak Peek #2

I know I’m probably spoiling the surprise of the “after” shots for the kitchen but I’m just too excited not to share.  We went to visit our granite at Chippewa Stone to finalize the placement of the templates for the … Continue reading

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Thank You Tree

We’ve got quite a few really nice trees around the house. They are a mix of oak and maple and many stand way above the house! I love having so many mature trees in our yard. We found out that … Continue reading

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A Suite Door and Other Trimmings

One of the lessons that is emphasized over and over is that it’s the details that make all the difference.  There are innumerable details in a renovation of this magnitude and I’m thankful for all the skilled craftsmen who are … Continue reading

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