The last bathroom in the house that was still hanging out in the 1990s finally got a makeover. Praise. The. Lord. But let’s go back to what it looked like before we moved in, and then the first renovation. That first renovation included removing the linoleum and replacing with tile and then a fresh coat…

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Oh man. Y’all have been so patient. This master bathroom has been a long time coming. 21 years, actually. We lived in apartments for several years after marrying, moved states, then built a house and then moved back to Texas into *the* cutest one-story house on the planet. It was a former spec home that…

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Now, to the good stuff. The hardest part, for me, was choosing a tile and color scheme. You walk into the store *thinking* you know. Then you quickly realize it’s like Sonic and choosing a soft drink combination. There really are 300,000 different combinations. There are two really fun parts of this whole design and…

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Oh shiny brass how I hate thee, let me count the ways. You have to understand. When we moved into our house nine years ago, it was completely white (floors, carpet, walls, counters, tile, cabinets) and brass was everywhere. We call it Operation Remove the Brass. I see the end in sight. Functionally, this bathroom…

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Sometimes, you just make do. For 21 years, Scott and I have been the inhabitants of three beautiful houses and two tiny, but cute, apartments. Our first house, we built. We did that once. Since then, we’ve enjoyed buying homes and slowly DIYing our way through them. It’s just what we do. We knew the…

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