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Our Favorite Transformations of 2018

Thank you Elkay for sponsoring this post. The end of the year is my favorite time of year because it encourages us to reflect on how & what we did this year.  It was a super busy, and at times overwhelming, year for us, but we accomplished so much.  Here’s a peak at some of our favorite before & afters of 2018! 1. The ONE ROOM CHALLENGE We’ve been living in & renovating one half of our Pearl duplex for a little...

How To Create a Lighting Plan That Will Make Your Kitchen Shine

A big thank you to Lowe’s Home Improvement for sponsoring this post and supporting Beginning in the Middle.  As always, all thoughts & opinions are our own. Over the past few weeks, we’ve teamed up with Lowe’s to share a series of how-to posts all about kitchen design.  If you missed our prior posts, you can catch up here: How To Plan a Kitchen Layout & Tips for Selecting Appliances that Fit How to Select Finishes to Create a Cohesive...

The Pearl St Project: Our New Floors

It’s hard to believe that it’s been over six (!!) months since we completed our spring One Room Challenge & finished renovations on our Pearl St. Project living & dining rooms.  If you missed our progress posts, you can catch up on the whole transformation here. One of the biggest parts of our transformation was installing new floors over the original hardwoods in both the living & dining rooms.  We were sad to see the originals go, but we didn’t...

How to Select Finishes & Colors to Create a Cohesive Kitchen Design

A very special thank you to Lowe’s for sponsoring this post and for making this project possible.  As always, all opinions & thoughts are our own. Our Pearl duplex kitchen reno is officially underway, and we’re excited!! If you’re new here and don’t know what we’re talking about, we’ll catch you up.  We purchased a duplex in 2015 that we’ve slooowly been renovating in between other projects.  We’ve been living in one half of the property (#thepearlstproject), and the other...