Category Archives: Lake house

How to Make New Metal Look Old

When I told Allen I wanted to have a corrugated metal ceiling and shower in the master bedroom and bath at the lake house, I got “the look”. You know “the look”.  Everyone you know has their own unique “look” for the unexpected request.  For Allen, the look starts when I open my mouth and say, “I’ve been thinking…” […]

70's House Master Bath

First, let me say I am SO excited about this master bath makeover! If you remember, the master bath consisted of the original  31″ x 31″ baby blue shower, with matching sink, matching paneling, and trim.  Lovely. The total size of the bathroom was 9 ft. x 40 “.   Small. Smaller than small.   Next to […]

Lake House Remodel Update

It’s hard to believe it’s been over a year since we purchased the 70’s lake house.  I’ve wanted to show you updates as we went along, but every time a room was completed, we moved stuff into it and started on another room. During that time, I’ve learned how to use big saws and drills, been through gallons […]

Fun at the Lake

We’ve never spent the 4th of July at the lake.  Talk of large crowds, larger boats and crazy people had always kept us at home. In our little cove though, it was quiet. No boats, no crowds, no cell phone service, no tv, no internet.  Just the family. It was THE best. Baby Luke is a […]

I Did It Again

I started another project. Before you all start googling “therapy for addicted gardeners”, or “rehab facilities for crazy gardeners”, I have to tell you this is not about gardening. Or animals. Or sewing. Or cooking. Last month, Al and I bought a house.  We had been looking for just “the right” house for an investment property.  […]