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This Old Clintonville House

The Story of How I Almost Got Divorced (aka Adding an Addition Onto Your Old Home)

This blog post is a little different as it doesn’t involve a before and after reveal of a room, but I’ve gotten several questions about the process of doing an addition so I wanted to address it. I’m going to spill all the beans — including costs where I can — so that if you’reContinue reading “The Story of How I Almost Got Divorced (aka Adding an Addition Onto Your Old Home)”

How To: Build a Built-In Bench (on a budget and with no skills of any kind)

Or window seat….or banquette. This thing is my new favorite part of the house and it plays so many roles! Last week I revealed my dining room transformation (you can find it here). To solve the problem of this bump-out addition, I added peel and stick floor tile and built a U-shaped bench seat. IContinue reading “How To: Build a Built-In Bench (on a budget and with no skills of any kind)”

Dark and Dated Dining Room

Our house was built in 1922, but the original owners must have remodeled the dining room in the 1950’s. It looks like a bump-out addition was added, along with wood paneling and a built-in china cabinet. Our architect wanted to eliminate the built-in and have the stairs run straight down from the attic, but ya’llContinue reading “Dark and Dated Dining Room”

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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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