How much have we done with our house in two years? The answer is somewhere between “not much” and “heaps and heaps”, so I figured it might be worth another look through. Jamie and I have had plenty of projects to keep us busy, but not so much that the house has started to own us. Continue reading »
We bought our house last July. We moved into it in October. I’ll split the difference for this one-year-in look at what Jamie and I have done with our new home and what our future plans are.
It’s a good house, this one. Continue reading »
It took longer than expected, but here we are. No more carpet and refinished floors.
We knew that denim blue carpet was going as soon as we saw it, but I still felt a little bit guilty about taking it out. Continue reading »
Fixing a bunch of walls at once also means painting a bunch of walls at once. Woo! But then we have to live with those decisions! Noooo. Paint is fixable, yes, but not conveniently or cheaply. It’s something I want to get right the first time, so I can change the colour at my leisure and not feel annoyed about it for years. Continue reading »
Not long after we got the keys to our house, we were out with friends and somehow, the idea of ‘hey, let’s christen your empty new house’ came about. Yeah, okay, sure, cool. Not going to lie: entering the house for the first time since it was transferred to our names was creepy. Continue reading »