Chicago Fixer Upper

We have renovated many interiors over the years, but this Chicagoland fixer upper is our first whole house DIY reno…

Discover what led emptynesters (an attorney and a writer) to leave a beautiful Nordic French home they designed, downsize by half, fix up a neglected cottage almost entirely by themselves, and chronicle lessons learned.

House Tour – Early Fall 2017

5 minute video with more peeks of the Chicagoland reveal

Chicagoland FIXER UPPER

WHITE DECOR AROUND MY HOUSE

We Added a Bathroom!

Shop My House! (Resources)

We Found a House!

Fall Update 2016

Winter 2016

K i t c h e n Stories
Kitchen Reveal
Choosing Quartz for the Fixer Upper Kitchen

M a s t e r  B e d r o o m Stories
Master Bedroom Reveal
Create a DIY Wood Plank Wall in 3 Hours!
Master Bathroom Reveal
Choosing Plantation Shutters for the Fixer Upper

All About Upgrading the Doors

Choosing Wood Doors for the Fixer Upper
Our Rustic Alder Front Door
Adding a Barn Door

Interview and Reveal

BEFORE: – our cottage swallowed up in weeds waiting to be loved back to life. 

Weekly and Monthly Adventures

week 1 – update

week 1 – reflections

week 2

how we got here

week 3

week 4

week 5

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week 12

week 16

week 24

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week 48

Before the Fixer Upper

week 52

Is your business/brand interested
in sponsorship of the fixer upper series?

See my contact page here

Sponsors:

Pacific Entries

Riverwood Shutters

 

 

Wood Plank Wall in Master Bedroom

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Choosing Quartz for the Fixer Upper Kitchen

 

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Choosing Wood Doors for the Fixer Upper

 

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