Jumping into any DIY project takes a certain amount of courage, but doing one you’ve never tackled before can be especially nerve-wracking. Today my project partner, and husband, Jon is joining me to share how we find the courage to learn new skills and Read More

Finding the Courage to Learn New Skills ft. Jon

Nov 15, 2018

Oct 22, 2018

Happy Tuesday!  It’s been a big past week around these parts with our new site launch and rebrand and it’s continuing today with the reveal of our Great Room at the #staggreno.  (I’ll link all the sources at the bottom of the post!) I haven’t really Read More

Great Room Reveal plus the Before

When it comes to home buying, there are plenty of duds out there– badly designed, badly remodeled, or just plain bad-all-around homes that aren’t worth the investment to try to make them good.  There are also plenty of gems– homes with hidden potential Read More

How to spot a diamond in the rough

May 24, 2017

Apr 27, 2017

We have a whole lotta catching up to do on the #staggreno, ya’ll.  A big backlog of projects and tips and finished spaces.  I’m slowly but surely working my way through them.  Let’s just dive right in, shall we?  Starting with the upstairs bathroom Read More

Upstairs Bathroom Reveal

The living room at the #Staggreno is the first room that greets you when you walk in the house.  I’m happy to report it’s undergone a major transformation and today I’m sharing the living room reveal! As is tradition around here I like to gross you Read More

Living Room Reveal

Dec 7, 2016

Jun 9, 2016

It’s time for another round of the Blogger Stylin’ Home Tours put on by my friend, Lindsey. I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to participate (it’s always so inspiring!  Every blogger brings their A game).  I went back and forth on what to share, as Read More

#Staggreno Master Bedroom Reveal

Hey, remember how we completely transformed #projectpaintitall by basically tearing out all the bad (including the gnome garden wallpaper) and then we made it into a modern, fresh, beautiful kitchen, dining, and family room space?  Today I’m getting Read More

Design Details for #projectpaintitall

Mar 3, 2016

Nov 29, 2015

I’m downright giddy about today’s post.  Kid spaces are my fave and a kid space in my own home that puts the fun in functional?  Well, let’s just say I’m like my 3-year-old will be on Christmas morning.  It’s playroom reveal day! Just for kicks before Read More

Playroom Reveal at the #staggreno

Today kicks off a week full of wonderful.  Each day I’ll be breaking down a different part of the kitchen, starting today with the full kitchen reveal. This space is a special one.  It’s the heart of our home, and the place where we spend most of Read More

#Staggreno Kitchen Reveal

Sep 13, 2015

Aug 6, 2015

While I was recovering from delivery with Anna, a lot was happening at the house and I couldn’t wait to go up and shoot an update for you, including exterior work, railing, and a whole lot more. Here’s a little video tour of progression at the #staggreno Read More

House Update: We’re Nearly There (video)

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She’s Jen. He’s Jon. We’re believers in the power of home, fearless DIYers, and eternal optimists who know with a can-do spirit, elbow grease and some guidance, you can create a home you love. We love a good project—or 20. Stick around and we’ll have you pulling out the paint brushes and fluffing throw pillows in no time.

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