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ORC Week 8: The Reveal… of a 75% Finished Basement!

Whether you’re new around here or a long-time reader, welcome! My husband Josh and I have been renovating our 1952 home for the past 4 years, almost entirely on our own. We’re tackling the entire basement for this spring’s One Room Challenge (ORC), and it’s the final project we need to complete to call our home

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ORC Week 3: DRYWALL, and Tips for Hiring Trades

Whether you’re new around here or a long-time reader, welcome! My husband Josh and I have been renovating our 1952 home for the past 4 years, almost entirely on our own. We’re tackling the entire basement for this spring’s One Room Challenge (ORC), and it’s the final project we need to complete to call our home

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ORC Week 2: Living Room Design Plans

Whether you’re new around here or a long-time reader, welcome! My husband Josh and I have been renovating our 1952 home for the past 4 years, almost entirely on our own. We’re tackling the entire basement for this spring’s One Room Challenge (ORC), and it’s the final project we need to complete to call our home

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Spring 2020 ORC Week ONE: Basement Renovation Design Plans

Disclaimer: This post contains sponsored materials from Build.com, The Tile Shop, and Sherwin Williams. All thoughts, designs, and opinions are my own. It’s WEEK ONE of the Spring 2020 One Room Challenge! I am so excited to be sharing our basement renovation with you all. We’ve actually been working on the basement for over a year, but with drywall officially on the

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May 2020 Basement Update & Exciting Announcement

Our basement renovation is rapidly progressing, and it just so happens that the Spring 2020 One Room Challenge (ORC) starts on May 7, with a 7 week run time. We were already planning on a late June finish date for the basement, so we’ve decided to make it official and register as participants in the

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Basement Bathroom Design Plan

This post is written in partnership with The Tile Shop and Sherwin Williams. All views and statements are my own. Because it’s been over a year since we started the basement renovation, the bathroom design plan has changed quite a few times. As of this week, however, it’s officially finalized, and the majority of items

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