Hardwood for the dream bedroom getting acclimatized

Elements of a Dream Bedroom – (ORC Week 4)

It’s Week 4 of the One Room Challenge and if you’re new here you should probably go back to Week 1 and get yourself up to speed.  But in case you’re lazy like me let me give you the Coles’ Notes version. We’re 4 weeks into a 6 week challenge where we’re creating our Dream Bedroom.  There. That […]

Paint & furniture – Master bedroom update (ORC Week 3)

It’s week 3 of our One Room Challenge and true to form I’m beginning to feel the stress. Every time we decide to tackle a room makeover, Kes and I come up with these huge ideas & plans for multiple DIYs. Week 3 is usually about the time when I take a look back at […]

Our Dream Bedroom before the bedroom makeover | The Dreamhouse Project

Master Bedroom Progress & Setbacks (ORC Week 2)

We made it to week 2 of our One Room Challenge master bedroom makeover. If you missed last week, you can head there now to get up to speed with our vision for the completed space. Today we’ll give you a glimpse inside the bedroom as it is now & fill you in on what […]

Dreamhouse Update: Construction Progress Report [Video]

Things have been crazy busy lately – which you’ve probably gathered from our lack of blog posts in the last month. It’s been a bit of a struggle trying to strike the balance between our day jobs, being a parent to a 5 year old (Yes our little guy is FIVE now), working on the […]

Dreamhouse update: Construction progress report

It’s been over a month  a loooong time since my last post and even longer since we’ve given you all a proper progress report on the Dreamhouse.  I wish I could give you some amazing reason why like Kes & I have been off traveling and having the time of our lives.  Or better yet […]

Kes Planning the dry fit space

Project Santa: Laundry room progress + paint

Happy Friday friends!! Well, Project Santa is well under way and if you’ve been following our behind the scenes progress on Twitter and Instagram you know that we created a workspace in the basement to stage and dry fit everything.  By measuring and taping off the dimensions of the laundry room, it basically it gave us a place to plan, […]

Design Week: The Exterior – It’s reveal day!

Today is the final day in our Design Week series! We’ve taken you behind the scenes on the exterior, from inspiration, material choices, and the many, MANY decisions on colour. Now it’s finally time to see how it’s all coming together.  So without further ado…here it is!!

Dreamhouse sneak peek

Back at it! Plus an exterior sneak peek…

Happy Thursday folks – and Happy Thanksgiving to all our Ameri-friends! First of all, I feel like I should apologize for the radio silence over the last couple of weeks. Between broken laptops, business trips, a sick pre-schooler & some much needed family time, there hasn’t been a whole lot of room left in my […]

The window install: Going up in a ‘glaze’ of glory

Remember how excited we were when our windows finally arrived?? Well now we’re even more excited (if that’s even possible) because the windows are being installed and they’re even sexier than we imagined they would be! That’s right I said sexy…and I’m talking about windows. Have a look at the pics below and try to […]

Our windows are here!

And the Lord said ‘Let there be WINDOWS’

See that?? That right there?!?! That is me doing my happy dance. After nearly FOUR MONTHS of sourcing, quoting, choosing frame styles, then re-sourcing, re-quoting, picking colours, making custom orders, manufacture lead time, and of course what felt like ENDLESS waiting….