Last updated by at .

Category Archives

Vintage Door Hardware

Our very first home was a charming 1923 colonial with tons of character. It had mahogany woodwork throughout, custom built-ins, leaded glass windows, and crystal knobs on all of the doors. We sold that house 15 years ago and I still dream about it today. I’ve missed the character and Read More

Our Hardwood Flooring Reveal

  Last week, I shared our hardwood flooring choice (& installation) with you. Today, I’m going to reveal what it looks like installed in our brand new home (I’m in love). After a lot of research, we decided to go with Armstrong TimberBrushed Flooring.  It has a classic and timeless look Read More

Our hardwood flooring choice & installation

  I have received so many messages and emails asking about our new hardwood flooring. I am really excited to share our choice with you today.  We researched many companies, styles, and types of flooring. It was by far the hardest decision we had to make, when building our new Read More

One Project at a Time: April 2018 (Our Homebuilding Journey)

Happy Easter everyone. I hope you are having a great holiday weekend with family and friends. Welcome back to my monthly link party One Project at a Time. This month, I am going to fill you in on what I’ve been working on.  As always, if you have any current Read More

Our Homebuilding Journey: Choosing a Gas Lantern Company

We are beginning week 11 of our homebuilding journey and our new home is starting to take shape. Our foundation is up, the plumbing & electrical have been installed into the foundation, and framing will begin next week. We have spent quite a bit of time, over the last several weeks, making choices Read More

Our Homebuilding Journey: Week 4

Welcome back to our homebuilding journey.  We are finishing up the preparation phase of building. The lot has been cleared, the pad is all set, and the port-a-john has been delivered. We are ready to start building! During week 4, the pad settled some more, in preparation for the foundation. The builder Read More

Homebuilding Week 3: The Pad & My Dream Book

We just finished up week 3 of our homebuilding journey. This week, they completed the building pad and the compaction test. The build is moving along smoothly (so far). I know there will be wrinkles down the road, but we are thankful for every good day and are enjoying the Read More

New Homebuilding Series

Welcome back to my blog. If you haven’t already heard, we are building a new home! I’ll be giving weekly updates throughout the process, including videos so you can join along and watch our house come to life. We are heading into week 3, although it’s supposed to rain all week Read More

Get the latest downloads from A Bowl Full of Lemons printables shop.
Hello. Add your message here.