Ok, so I know I’ve said this a few times before, but this time I mean it.  I have finalized the colours that we’ll be painting our house!!  Yay!!  Below is our palette: And here is my attempt at a photoshopped picture of our house, for those of you who are visual learners: Of course, we won’t be painting the brick until next year, but I’m SO excited to finally have decided on a plan of attack!

Thanks to some very unusually mild weather in Ontario I’ve been able to finish up a lot of outdoor projects over the last week or so.  Today I finally put our house numbers up! I really wanted these ones: But at $6 a piece plus lots of shipping to get them to Canada, I just couldn’t justify the cost, considering all of the renovations that our house needs. So I started thinking about a frugal alternative, and that’s when I… Read more »

Finally, finally, finally we’ve removed the ugly front door that was on our house, and replaced it with the one we bought from ReStore!  If the weather holds out, I’m going to be painting it this weekend. Here’s a little reminder of what the old door looked like: And here’s the new door! We were planning on replacing the glass in the transom window anyways, but we weren’t planning on accidentally putting a hammer through it!  And here’s my brand… Read more »

Hello to anyone who still regularly checks my blog!   First of all, I want to thank everyone who has continued to follow me, and for the words of enquiry and encouragement that I’ve received from many of my readers. I stopped writing rather abruptly in July, when my children finished school for the summer.  I never intended to take a break from blogging, but between our renovations, and the 5 crazy kids I had underfoot all summer, I was… Read more »