Kitchen Remodel

So it’s been a while but this is a good one. The dreaded kitchen remodel. With a house built in 1740, there isn’t a straight wall, floorboard or ceiling to be found. Nothing is level so that created a huge challenge when it came to the kitchen. We hired pros (at least we thought they were) to do the new cabinets and it wasn’t an easy job to say the…

Mantle Project

So this was a pretty fun project. It took a little thinking and searching and calculating but the end product is awesome! Below is the before picture of the mantle. The raw wood was alright but it looked a little weird to me. It had character but I knew I wanted to paint it white to brighten up the room but without losing the mantle charm. So the plan was…

THE PAINTING HAS BEGUN

The painting marathon has begun. We’ll eventually be painting every room in the house including the trim and ceilings! The first 2 rooms I’m working on are my office and the downstairs bathroom. The painting in the office is finished. 1 down. If you care the paint color is called Unusual Gray from Sherwin Williams. A carpet will be going down in here soon. More updates coming soon. Oh and…

BATHROOM REMODEL

So the downstairs bathroom is first up for a remodel. We were not sure what to do with the vanity. We were thinking about getting a new 1 but then decided to try and spruce it up with some materials we already had. So the first step to remodeling this room was a new counter top for the vanity. The sink was in good shape and we already had some…

THE JOURNEY BEGINS

I’m sure a lot of people think we are crazy and out of our minds, but we just purchased a historic home in Cheshire CT. The home was said to be built in 1740 but I also saw articles that said 1790. Either way its OLD! We were a little skeptical at first but the potential seems pretty awesome. We’ll be making a bunch of renovation (probably forever) so I…