1965 Shasta Reno: Floors Edition

Our Shasta came with a few layers of flooring. We removed carpet and found 1980’s linoleum. That was expected. Then we removed the linoleum and found the original tiles. That was not expected! There were orange accent squares and I absolutely loved it! Unfortunately, the floor was “repaired” by a previous owner and the originalContinue reading “1965 Shasta Reno: Floors Edition”

Hello!

Hello there! We’re Amber and Jen. We’re so happy that you found our little piece of the world and can’t wait to share more of our DIY projects with you. For a little background: Where you met: Work, and also online dating (because Jen didn’t remember meeting me at work so she found me onlineContinue reading “Hello!”

Concrete Skim Coat: Tub and Shower Edition

Time Needed: 2 days for skim coating (including applications, sanding and dry time) 3 days for sealing (including applications and dry time) There’s a rule about not posting the horrific stages of a renovation because so many people can’t picture the end result. Meh, I don’t follow the rules and like to share the earlyContinue reading “Concrete Skim Coat: Tub and Shower Edition”

Bathroom Renovation: Painted Concrete Flooring

The electrical was up and running and I haven’t mentioned this yet, but I couldn’t bring myself to also demolish the tile floor. When I was finished tearing down the tile walls, I didn’t have it in me to even attempt to jack hammer the tile floor out. The fact that I was so poopedContinue reading “Bathroom Renovation: Painted Concrete Flooring”

Kitchen DIY: Before and After

Now that most things are complete, I thought it would be neat to take a picture from the same position as the before pictures that were posted when the house was for sale! And yes, I did *almost* everything myself. I took a few weeks off from work and had my lists. There were really longContinue reading “Kitchen DIY: Before and After”