When we moved into our house last year we tore out carpet, painted, redid the stairs, replaced 18 windows, and … Continue Reading We swapped our carpet for vinyl planks and EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL.
Back in my previous life as a Sociology graduate student at Vanderbilt I was a big fan of a blog … Continue Reading Finished Gradient Dresser for Penelope’s Nursery
Over the last week I’ve been working on refinishing an old wood dresser that has been in my family for … Continue Reading Polishing Brass Hardware
I have “it’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to” stuck in my head, except the lyrics are … Continue Reading JaviProjects
Javier’s orchid collection is the foundation of our decor in the house at the moment. He started rescuing orchids two … Continue Reading Rodorchids*
You can bet your life is pretty chill when the most exciting thing that happens to you over the course … Continue Reading Paint Forever
When we moved to Louisville we decided not to move into our room until we took the carpet out or … Continue Reading Shine on, wood floors.
“I’m a Louisvillian again.” “We live in Louisville now!” “Louisville is my new, old home.” “Louisville is my hometown.” All of these … Continue Reading That’s so Louisville
So, back to where I left off: I had these 5 huge logs in the backyard and I wanted seats … Continue Reading Fire pit seats
A couple of weeks ago our neighbor across the street decided to cut down a big tree from the front … Continue Reading One person’s trash…another person’s project idea!
I still can’t believe we never posted about our finished landscape. After all that work and all those updates along … Continue Reading THE FINISHED LANDSCAPE!
On my day off work, I had planned on working on the yard. I wanted to clean the paths between … Continue Reading Rocking the display
When we moved into our mansion back in 2011 one of the first things we did was to remove a … Continue Reading Planting trees
Our vegetable garden is expanding this year. Last year I built 3 beds but only wound up using 2. This … Continue Reading Prepping the new garden beds
Once we had the edging installed we knew exactly what the garden’s boundaries were and proceeded to the next … Continue Reading Cleaning the garden beds
We have a ton of hard work to accomplish in our landscape plan to prepare for the arrival of the … Continue Reading Installing edging
On the same day that Javier and I planted the new little rose garden on the side of the house … Continue Reading Planting Pansies
Before we continue with tales of our Chicago trip, we’re going to continue with our garden saga. After moving three … Continue Reading Our new rose garden
Our porch is, in my opinion, one of the best parts of our house and Javi and I spend as … Continue Reading Sprucing up the porch
After starting the garden and installing the hammocks in the backyard, we are spending much more time with Chupete and … Continue Reading Sun & Heat, you are hired!