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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 

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 

5 Things to Consider When Building Mudroom Lockers

5 Things to Consider When Building Mudroom Lockers

When we decided to build our mudroom lockers, there were 5 key areas we wanted to focus on to nail the design that suited us best (you can see our original mood board here). We have broken these out below in hopes that they guide 

Mudroom Lockers – How we built them from scratch!

Mudroom Lockers – How we built them from scratch!

You can usually see a debris trail of jackets, shoes, socks, and backpacks from the garage door to the family room whenever the kids come home from school. We need organization, and we need it now! When we purchased The Arched Manor, there were two 

DIY Painting Tips to Save You Time and Money

DIY Painting Tips to Save You Time and Money

Paying someone to paint is something that kills us to our core. Painting is not only something that we enjoy doing, but it is relatively easy and a heck of a lot cheaper doing it yourself than paying professionals. With two toddlers though, time our 

Mudroom and Pantry Progress Report

Mudroom and Pantry Progress Report

When we first moved into The Arched Manor, we knew that the mudroom/laundry room and the pantry were two areas that definitely needed to be reworked and updated. We made a few initial layout changes about a year ago and are now in the process 

Coffered Ceiling DIY Step-by-Step Install Guide

Coffered Ceiling DIY Step-by-Step Install Guide

A coffered ceiling is a great way to add depth and visual interest to a naked ceiling. Best part is, you can totally do it yourself and it won’t break the bank!  However, like any home improvement project, you must have the right tools for