This Old Clintonville House

Building New Stairs Is Harder Than You Think (aka My Stairway to Hell)

Happy February, friends! Did you notice that I stopped posting weekly? I mean, really, who was I kidding? That was NOT a sustainable pace for me and I have comfortably settled into a monthly post schedule. So here is your second post of 2021. Today’s blog is all about THE STAIRS. Every time I do…

This Room Has Gone to the Dogs…

…and I love it! When we did the addition I knew that I wanted a mudroom/laundry room on the first floor. (My days of wanting to go down into a 100 year old creepy basement are long gone.) But there was one more thing I was hoping this room could be, and that’s all things…

Holiday Home Tour (and bonus family room reveal)

Happy Holidays, friends! This year has certainly not gone as planned, for anyone, but as it draws to a close I hope you have blessings to look back on and things to be thankful for. I’m incredibly thankful for all of you — those that read my ramblings here, and those that cheer me on…

New Kitchen: Faking a Custom Look with Cabinets Purchased Online

If you’ve ever remodeled a kitchen, you know how expensive those cabinets and countertops can be. Add in appliances and a new kitchen can run anywhere from an average of $12,567 to $34,962 (according to HomeAdvisor). In its annual report for 2019, Remodeling Magazine puts the national average for a midrange major kitchen remodel at…

A Brand New Space: Master Bath and Closet

You guys know I love old homes. The character, the history and all the things that make them unique. But I have to say…having a brand new bathroom AND walk-through closet in an old house is pretty frickin’ sweet. So let me walk you through the first NEW rooms in my room reveals. As I…


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    1. I believe in most of these photos the screens are mainly missing, which is likely why it’s hard to tell. The top panes are glass, and all of the large bottom frames hold screens. I’ll be sharing the porch updates next week!


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