Busy Building!

Last weekend I was ultra motivated to get some things built!   I finally decided it was time to tackle Olivia’s Nook.  First, let me say that when we first saw the house, this little nook was the most odd use of space.  We weren’t quite sure what it was for.  The realtor guessed that … Continue reading

We are Online!

I just wanted to share the link to our episode!  Im so excited that DIY Network put it online for all to see!  If you don’t get the channel, here’s your chance to still watch! enjoy! RENOVATION REALITIES: THE LAIRD JOB

Olivia’s Armoire

So TJ and I finally decided to tackle the armoire that I want to build for Olivia’s room.  I fell in love with the Pottery Barn Kids Armoire they had for sale, but not so much in love with their price.  As you may know from past posts, I got these amazing plans from Ana … Continue reading

Butcherblock Countertops

This post is to explain the step-by-step process I did for my counter tops.  It was really easy, but I won’t lie, it was very time consuming.  I got the countertops at Ikea.  We ended up paying about $700 for 5 different pieces.  We decided to go with the Numerar Oak butcher block.  They had … Continue reading

Kitchen Breakdown

A lot of people were curious about the cost of the kitchen and how it was broken down.  I’m more than happy to share it with those of you who are wondering! Our old cabinets were in great shape!  They just needed a new face lift.  I knew that I wanted to paint them white … Continue reading

Guest Bedroom

I finally got started on putting the guest bedroom together. My dad drives over 3 hours down to Eugene, from Seaside, all the time to help out with the house. He would sleep on a blow-up mattress, on the floor, surrounded by tools, and junk that wasn’t unpacked yet. I figured that probably wasn’t the … Continue reading

The Laird Job

It’s finally here!  Our episode finally aired this last Saturday!  I can’t even begin to express how excited I was 🙂 It was a total fluke on how I found out it was airing.  It was friday (the day before it was airing), and I was curious as to when the show would be airing. … Continue reading