Design Family Room Renovations

    Our Built-Ins Have Landed

    April 20, 2016
    Before and after fireplace built-ins.

    I’m a bit late in posting this. How late? Oh, just about 6 months or so. This second stage of renovations on our house was completed just after the master bath, but I’m just now getting around to sharing it.  What did we do? Added some built-in bookshelves around our fireplace and refaced the fireplace itself since the mantle was kinda dinky and the granite wasn’t really our style. It took awhile and wasn’t cheap, but man, it was worth it. Built-ins are amazing.

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    Happy Holidays from the Humble Nest!

    Hope everyone has safe, wonderful holiday celebrations this year! Hopefully I’ll be better about posting regularly to this site in the new year, but I’ll be honest–that’s always my resolution and I only manage…

    January 4, 2016
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    From White to Bright: A Chairish Challenge

    A few weeks ago someone from Chairish reached out to me about taking part in their monthly blogger challenge. This month it was all about the chairs (fitting for the name) and using one…

    August 14, 2015
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    Quick Living Room Refresh

    Much like our dining room, our living room’s paint colors were a bit bright for our tastes. They clashed pretty badly with our furniture to boot. So, I spent the better part of an…

    August 1, 2015