Category Archives: The Great Renovate

Outdoor Vignette in the Works

A month or so ago we had a couple of steps built in front of a window outside the house. We thought it would be cool to put pots of flowers on the steps that could be seen from inside when … Continue reading

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We Got a New Couch!

This is exciting news people. Fabio bought the couch we’ve been using bm (before me) and we’ve been together for 11 years. It was time for an update. Not because the couch did anything wrong, it was what was done … Continue reading

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New Life for an Antique Light

We’ve had lots of little projects going on around the house. Most of them are in an unfinished state but we finally completed one! Tadaa… Fabio had this antique ship light at his house in Italy which we recently shipped … Continue reading

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Landscaping Happenings

Hey there, it’s been a while! Major improvements have happened in the landscaping department recently so it motivated me to get blogging again. 🙂 The last work we really did in the backyard was in May. In the planters in … Continue reading

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I Finished My First Roman Shades!!

I’m so excited that I finished my first roman shades!!! This has been a long time coming but I finally committed to a fabric, broke out the sewing machine and made my first roman shades. It feels really good. Especially … Continue reading

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Garden Love

We planned to have a little planter bed next to the patio in the backyard so today we took advantage of the beautiful weather and planted this little area. The planter bed is under the patio roof so we knew … Continue reading

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Patio Update

Just a little patio update for you… Last time we talked it looked like this. Now it looks like this… Yes, we finally finished painting, yeah!!! I stained the floors Vintage Umber which looks much better than that beigy tone … Continue reading

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