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I just finished a 70’s house remodel and the transformation is pretty amazing.

It is what has been consuming all my time for the last 3 months.

This new-to-us house has kept us pretty busy the last couple of weeks, and I can’t wait to start showing you Before & After pictures, how we’re adding more functionality and storage to the house, and quick tips for home maintenance, improvement, and better energy efficiency.

To ensure that the new bottom cabinets matched the old upper units, the homeowner painted both with Benjamin Moore's Linen White—a move that lightened up the whole kitchen. In place of a headboard, the couple covered the wall behind the bed in oak rescued from a Pittsburgh bank.

It sits on the golf course and was in impeccable condition.

But nothing had been done to it since 1977, it was time to bring it into the 2016’s.

Bright idea: These curtain rods are actually electrical piping.

The cabinets and surfaces were swapped in favor of Ikea units painted Barely Beige by Benjamin Moore and topped with zinc.

It’s a classy fixer-upper, previously owned for forty years by Jack and Minnie who valued strong quality and regular maintenance.

Above, open shelving displays collectibles alongside everyday dishware.

The ceiling is painted Creamy White by Benjamin Moore.

The only thing left on the exterior painting agenda is to coat all of…

This blog has been quiet for a while, but I thought I’d dust it off and share my latest project.