One Room Challenge – Fall 2019 Project Reveal!

I’m so excited to participate in the One Room Challenge this fall. Over the next six weeks, I’ll be renovating and designing one room along with many other designers and bloggers as part of this community event. I considered a few different rooms – great room, home office, and garage. Thanks to your input, I […]

Furniture Flip

Bye, Shamble Dresser!

Our two girls share a room – and the dresser they’ve been using is a hand me down Crate & Barrel dresser from some friends. While it was in really good condition, an unfortunate accident during the move resulted in the drawers falling out and getting damaged. During that move, a helper who shall not […]

About Us

What We Looked for in our Forever Home*

Brian and I are both obsessive researchers and generally prefer to do things ourselves – both because we enjoy rolling up our sleeves… and to save money! For our very first home, he even studied for months to obtain his real estate license so that we could have direct access to the Multiple Listing Service […]

About Us

About Us

Hello! Welcome to our blog. 🙂 We are a husband and wife team raising three little kids in northern New Jersey. We stumbled into a passion for DIY and design by building simple furniture and taking on small projects to add customization and character to a new construction which we moved into two years in […]