DIY Projects

DIY Projects

Our Dining Room Design Plans for The Arched Manor!

Our Dining Room Design Plans for The Arched Manor!

We are excited to announce that our dining room is our next renovation project! Since we completed the pantry and dry bar projects, we took a small break from the DIY projects to focus on building our eDesign business, which has been really fun for 

Pantry Renovation – The Reveal!

Pantry Renovation – The Reveal!

Pantry. Is. Done. This project has literally been in some sort of construction stage since the day we closed on the house.  This space was originally two cramped pantry closets that were uninviting and not very functional. As part of our original renovation project, we 

Dry Bar Renovation – The Reveal!

Dry Bar Renovation – The Reveal!

We are beyond excited to reveal our new dry bar! We have been working on the design since November 2020 (which we shared in this blog post) and the actual renovation started at the end of January 2021. We did this project in parallel with 

Our Dry Bar Renovation – Design and Construction Plan

Our Dry Bar Renovation – Design and Construction Plan

We have been meaning to get this blog post up for awhile as our cabinets for both the pantry project and this dry bar project just arrived! We have had this unique space between our kitchen and dining room that has been empty since we 

2020 Home Projects – A Year in Review

2020 Home Projects – A Year in Review

While this year was tough, for obvious reasons, we are grateful for the opportunity and ability to have completed several projects in The Arched Manor. Before we dive into a recap, we encourage all of you to sit down and write a list of all 

Favorite Home Decor Items of the Week – 10.30.20

Favorite Home Decor Items of the Week – 10.30.20

Shop the favorites: Disclosure: We are happy to share products and links with you! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links and if you use them to make a purchase, we may earn a small commission on the sale.  This helps us 

How to Repair Window Wood Rot with PVC & Bondo

How to Repair Window Wood Rot with PVC & Bondo

The original wood windows in The Arched Manor were in rough shape when we moved in. The elements had taken their toll on the sills, brick molding, and sashes and not a single window would open. We replaced the windows and doors on the backside 

Laminate Flooring vs. Hardwood Flooring – What’s Best for YOU?

Laminate Flooring vs. Hardwood Flooring – What’s Best for YOU?

The flooring war has been raging for years now and the debate is still at the forefront of home design and construction. Both are great products that come with pros and cons – determining what’s best for your space can be a challenge with tremendous 

Mudroom Locker Timelapse

Mudroom Locker Timelapse

When we built our new mudroom lockers in The Arched Manor, we setup a camera and filmed the entire build process! Watch the mudroom locker timelapse below to see us transform our boring mudroom wall into a beautiful locker system with vertical shiplap, white oak 

Refinishing a Console Table

Refinishing a Console Table

We were excited to score a used console table off of Facebook Marketplace. It had wear and tear on it, but we were intentionally looking for an inexpensive piece of furniture for us to makeover – thankfully this one had good bones and we were