How to spot a diamond in the rough

When it comes to home buying, there are plenty of duds out there-- badly designed, badly remodeled, or just plain bad-all-around homes that aren't worth the investment to try to make them good.  There are also plenty of gems-- homes with hidden potential Read More
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Upstairs Bathroom Reveal

We have a whole lotta catching up to do on the #staggreno, ya'll.  A big backlog of projects and tips and finished spaces.  I'm slowly but surely working my way through them.  Let's just dive right in, shall we?  Starting with the upstairs bathroom Read More
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Living Room Reveal

The living room at the #Staggreno is the first room that greets you when you walk in the house.  I'm happy to report it's undergone a major transformation and today I'm sharing the living room reveal! As is tradition around here I like to gross you Read More
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#Staggreno Master Bedroom Reveal

It's time for another round of the Blogger Stylin' Home Tours put on by my friend, Lindsey. I couldn't pass up the opportunity to participate (it's always so inspiring!  Every blogger brings their A game).  I went back and forth on what to share, as Read More
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Design Details for #projectpaintitall

Hey, remember how we completely transformed #projectpaintitall by basically tearing out all the bad (including the gnome garden wallpaper) and then we made it into a modern, fresh, beautiful kitchen, dining, and family room space?  Today I'm getting Read More
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Playroom Reveal at the #staggreno

I'm downright giddy about today's post.  Kid spaces are my fave and a kid space in my own home that puts the fun in functional?  Well, let's just say I'm like my 3-year-old will be on Christmas morning.  It's playroom reveal day! Just for kicks before Read More
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#Staggreno Kitchen Reveal

Today kicks off a week full of wonderful.  Each day I'll be breaking down a different part of the kitchen, starting today with the full kitchen reveal. This space is a special one.  It's the heart of our home, and the place where we spend most of Read More
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House Update: We’re Nearly There (video)

While I was recovering from delivery with Anna, a lot was happening at the house and I couldn't wait to go up and shoot an update for you, including exterior work, railing, and a whole lot more. Here's a little video tour of progression at the #staggreno Read More
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House Update: Things are Moving Along (video)

We're really cookin' with gas at the #staggreno these days.  I wish I could take each and every one of you on a personal tour to show you how incredible everything looks.  Instead, I'll have to take you on a virtual tour instead. The transformation Read More
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How to Install a Door (video)

If you've ever contemplated how to install a door, it may seem easier to solve world peace.  It sounds intimidating for sure.  But it's actually pretty simple, if you follow a few tips. That's what today's video is all about-- showing you how to Read More
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