DIY

  • Our Life

    Keeping Up With the Joneses: College, Tacos, and Fall

    Henry and I were talking the other night and thought it would be nice to add an article once a week that isn’t our normal content. I mean of course we love homes, DIY’s, and our work, but it’s also nice to let you all have some insight into more about who we actually are, what we like, our interest, and even some life or parenting tips along the way. Well, not sure about that last one…more times than not, we feel like failures at parenting. Maybe we are just too hard on ourselves. Are we alone here?

    August 23, 2019
  • Design Decisions

    Designing Our Dining Room Finishes

    We’ve been taking one room at a time in the new house and choosing all of the finishes such as lighting, flooring, and wall and ceiling accents. We recently tackled the dining room.

    August 23, 2019
  • Outdoor Living

    5 Elements of an Inviting Front Porch

    I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “you only get one chance to make a good first impression”. Your front porch is where your home makes its first impression. This is why it’s so important to create an inviting space outside your front door that makes your guests feel welcome.

    August 20, 2019
  • DIY

    How to Make a Concrete Fire Pit

    Last year we decided to build a fire pit behind the house. We had originally planned on building a simple stone fire pit. After some discussion, we decided to build a modern one made of concrete. We thought it would be a nice contrast with the brick retaining wall along with the other elements we would add around the fire pit.

    August 16, 2019
  • Kitchen

    Kitchen Must Haves I Can’t Live Without

    I don’t know about you all, but we spend so much time in our kitchen. From cooking, eating, to socializing, the kitchen seems to be the gathering place at our house. This could be because we have such a love for food. Actually some of our greatest memories have taken place in our kitchen.

    August 15, 2019