Earlier in the week you saw the ‘before‘ of our sad side entranceway. After initially cleaning up the walls and patching where needed, it was time to slap on some paint. We have SO much paint in our stash at home, so I really wanted to work with what we already had. I started out with a pretty, muted aqua, which was a mis-tint that I bought from Home Depot for $9 (for a gallon) a while ago. Sometimes those… Read more »

There is a rarely seen little area in our home that has been in dire need of some attention ever since we moved in. You know how we converted our basement to a 1-bedroom apartment (see all of that here) – well, this is the side entrance that our tenant uses to get to her pad. And it ain’t pretty. Here is what we are working with. The light fixture is sorely dated, there is way too much white (it… Read more »