BEHIND THE SCENES

We've mentioned this before, but one of the most difficult things about this home renovation process has been remembering how much we've accomplished. It's easy to get busy, especially during the summer, and next thing you know, two weeks (or more) have passed and you haven't done anything house-related. The primary reason that it's easy… Continue reading BEHIND THE SCENES

PUTTING SOME PEP IN OUR STEPS

Over the next few weekends, we are both finally home, not traveling, and with no major plans – perfect for knocking one of our smaller home improvement projects off of our list! As you may know, we own a multi-family walk-up in Chicago. The first floor is a rental unit, currently occupied by tenants, and… Continue reading PUTTING SOME PEP IN OUR STEPS

BEFORE + AFTER: PAINT EDITION

There are many home renovation tasks that we are ill-equipped to tackle ourselves (e.g.: plumbing, electric, etcetera). Provided that the house and/or our lives aren’t under any imminent threat from our inexperience, we like to do (or attempt) as much as we can. One of the “simpler” items on our ever-growing to-do list is painting.… Continue reading BEFORE + AFTER: PAINT EDITION