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Garden Apt. After: Main Room

Oh this garden apartment. . . Looking through old photos, I realize this was one of the very, very first projects started. So what counts as “before”? Is “before” what the place looked like when we walked around with our … Continue reading

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Garden Apt. After: Bathroom

Greetings Lovers! I think it is high time for some ‘After’ shots, don’t you? Today we’re going to kick off revealing the newly renovated Garden Apartment with the bathroom Before/After. Then we’ll work our way to the front of the … Continue reading

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The List that Never Ends

12:47am: Time to call it a night. The back door for the garden unit is finally hung but still not done. Every time I cross something off my list, I notice 2 more things that need to be added. For … Continue reading

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Patching a Ceiling

Measure. Triple check said measurements about 16 times. Using this, make the straight cuts. Using this, make the curvy cuts. Vacuum. Admire. Screw. Trim down the largest cut out piece to fit behind the pipe. Tape & mud. Tape & … Continue reading

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Mantle Progress

While we painted trim upstairs, a little elf {Dad A} got busy with the garden apartment mantle. For the past few weeks, we’ve put the garden apartment reno on hold to focus on our living space. The brick fireplace/mantle/TV nook … Continue reading

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Oh the Floor…

I have waffled back & forth about what to do with our basement garden apt. floor more times than I care to admit. {mmmmm….. waffles…} The decided solution was to just slap a coat of paint down and call it … Continue reading

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Leveler & Subfloor

So many things to post about! I’ve got about 5 different drafts going right now but none of them are quite ready for primetime. BLAST! In the meantime…. Recommend your favorite below grade self-leveling floor leveler (to even out a … Continue reading

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