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Finding Peace and Quiet in a Longterm Renovation

I’ve always known I wanted a fixer-upper. I’m not afraid of things being chaotic for a season if it means my husband and I can live in a place that really feels like us. My mom was incredibly hands-on with my childhood home. Weekends were for trips to the home improvement store 30 miles away. […]

I’ve always known I wanted a fixer-upper. I’m not afraid of things being chaotic for a season if it means my husband and I can live in a place that really feels like us. My mom was incredibly hands-on with my childhood home. Weekends were for trips to the home improvement store 30 miles away. The secret to living in a house that needed some love, I learned, was to do it in stages and keep the other areas of the house (even if they need updates too) as livable as possible. The house Austin and I just bought in January is much more of a renovation project than my home growing up, but the lessons of small steps and first-things-first made this project seem feasible when we first saw it. After four months, there’s not a single room that looks the way it did when we moved in — some for better and some for worse (for now). While we knew it wouldn’t be a five-week start-to-finish project like an HGTV series, we have been surprised at how quickly some of the most intense rooms have been transformed. We’re still in the thick of renovations but only two rooms are left to be finished on the first floor, and that feels like such an accompli...
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Parkside Retirement Homes / Mindspace

12-09-2018 19:37 - ( architecture )


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