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Before & After: Client CMC Bath Renovation

Exciting news! Our bathroom renovation was featured on Apartment Therapy!  Click here to check it out. Hi friends, We just completed a big bath renovation for some clients here in Columbus, and we’re so excited to share before & after photos with you!  If you’ve been following us on Instagram, we’ve been using the hashtag #cmcbathreno to track our progress. Our clients purchased their beautiful home earlier this year, but there was one room that needed some love: the upstairs bathroom.  It’s the...

Pearl St. Master Suite Reno – Part 1: The Bathroom

Update: Our bathroom renovation was featured on House Beautiful and Country Living! Hello again! It’s been a long time. A really long time.  For the past few months, Bryan and I have been spending all of our time on the Pearl St. master suite renovation.  Instagram has been the only thing that has saved us from completely dropping off of the face of the earth!  But guess what?  We’re finally finished, which means we get to share fun before & after photos with you....

We Were Featured On Houzz!

Big news!  Our design for Brick Duplex (Side #1) was featured on Houzz!  It was such an honor to be noticed by a design site that we refer to almost daily for inspiration.  Adrienne DeRosa did such a wonderful job capturing the character of the home and our design style. Click through the slideshow below to see the photos, or click on the link to see the full feature on Houzz! My Houzz: Surprise Revealed in a 1900s Duplex in...

DIY $40 Wood TV Frame {works for TVs that tilt and rotate, too!}

Hello there!  Join us on Instagram to keep up with our latest project updates, news, and to see more photos that haven’t made their way onto the blog yet.  We’ve been tracking our progress on this renovation with hashtag #thepearlstproject, so it’s easy to see all the good stuff in one spot. Lately, we’ve been spending most of our time on The Pearl St. Project.  It’s a 1900 duplex located just south of Downtown Columbus that needs some love.  We’ve been tackling...

DIY $102 Fireplace Facelift

Now that kitchen #1 is operational at the Pearl St. duplex, we’ve been focusing on doing low cost, high impact projects to make the rest of the house feel less like a construction zone.  We’re fortunate that this property has been well maintained and doesn’t have major pest issues like our last property did.  That was not fun.  In this side of the duplex, every room needs something, but it doesn’t have to be a complete overhaul if we don’t want...