When it’s time to sell your home, one of the most stressful things is whipping it into shape for showings. Keeping a clean home is tough enough, but then keeping it “show-ready” is even tougher (especially if you have kids and pets)! As a real estate agent, I can tell you that I’ve pretty much […]
Porch Sitting: verb, sitting on a front porch or stoop, usually of a private residence is a leisure activity which can be a direct or indirect form of social interaction –wikipedia Porch sitting is, indeed, a form of social interaction. In my neighborhood, all the kids run and play together and it’s so idyllic, peaceful, […]
I shared some exteriors on Instagram over the weekend and there were some serious feelings! Let’s talk about the money (how much it costs, how much you make) and then the colors I’m loving! First, let’s talk about the resale value of fresh paint. I don’t think it’s a secret that this is always at […]
An easy DIY if you’re getting your home ready to sell is to paint your front door. Currently, black paint on front doors can fetch up to $6000 more on a home! While every home doesn’t need a black front door (just not for everyone), a fresh coat of paint is an inexpensive and easy […]
Every time I share photos of our house, I get asked what paint colors we used. So, I’m giving you all the details today! Our exterior is PPG Gypsum (which is color-matched to SW Alabaster), the shutters are PPG Swirling Smoke, and the tin roof is painted PPG Hot Stone. And because I know you’ll […]
I knew I wanted barn doors to frame my office; however, finding high-quality and affordable barn doors was proving to be quite the challenge. The more I looked, the more I kept coming back to Artisan Hardware. I was so excited to find the Artisan Brace barn doors and to partner with them to put […]
Although we couldn’t have a big party for Claire, I still wanted to capture her on her first birthday, to really commemorate the passing of a big milestone. Since having a photographer come in to my home was not an option at the time, I tried to do my best to create a birthday photoshoot that felt professional, and allowed me to capture photos of this season I’ll cherish forever.
This post is sponsored by build.com. As always, all opinions are my own. Builder Grade Many people are surprised to know that our home is a semi-custom home built in a development by one builder. Building custom in the city we wanted to live in wasn’t even close to being in our budget, so going […]
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