By Katja Kromann
Surprise teen bedroom makeover with new closet organizer

Surprise teen bedroom makeover with new closet organizer

Our teenage son recently went on a week long trip to visit old friends. While he was gone, we decide ...
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How to: build a black side table with bent wood edges

How to: build a black side table with bent wood edges

We recently tried out a bent wood technique to see how it would work out and used it to build a smal ...
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Powder room reveal

Powder room reveal

During Thanksgiving break, we tackled re-drywalling the powder bathroom off our entryway. It also be ...
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Whole house utility update and checking things off the list

Whole house utility update and checking things off the list

After moving in, in 2017, I wrote a post about some whole house utility things (link after the jump) ...
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Tags: Reveals
Building a seating bench with a slanted slatted front - Midcentury style - Teen den progress

Building a seating bench with a slanted slatted front - Midcentury style - Teen den progress

This is what we are calling the Teen den. It is a hang-out space / hall way between the "kids" bedro ...
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Tags: Furniture
IKEA transformation: How to DIY an upholstered bedframe

IKEA transformation: How to DIY an upholstered bedframe

Today I am revisiting our green guest room reveal where two of the 11 DIYs we made for the room ...
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Tags: Furniture
DIY brick fireplace makeover - It's not a German Schmear - a Danish Schmear?

DIY brick fireplace makeover - It's not a German Schmear - a Danish Schmear?

Back when we built a house in the 90s we had a brick island built in our kitchen. The mason who buil ...
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How to make your own upholstery fabric - from sketch to color accuracy to fabric textures

How to make your own upholstery fabric - from sketch to color accuracy to fabric textures

With the green guest bedroom finished, let me tell you about how I made the fabric for the bed uphol ...
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Tags: How To


Green guest room reveal - with 11 DIY projects

Green guest room reveal - with 11 DIY projects

It is an unbelievably great feeling to have finished the first room makeover in our new home: Our gr ...
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Home office reveal - bookcase and new lighting installed

Home office reveal - bookcase and new lighting installed

Welcome to the first room reveal of our new home. Yes I thought it was going to be the green bath ma ...
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Our new old home - fixing some whole house utilitiy things and picking finishes for the overall style

Our new old home - fixing some whole house utilitiy things and picking finishes for the overall style

You know when you buy a new old home there are actually quite a few 'overall' big decisions you have ...
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Tags: How To | Reveals
The green guest bath - before and the plan

The green guest bath - before and the plan

So by now you know that we moved to Seattle and found our dream house and moved in. We have now live ...
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Getting to Seattle and finding a home

Getting to Seattle and finding a home

We left sunny California behind in the middle of January so that Frank could begin at his new job up ...
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Tags: Blog News
Adventure bound - 2017 here we go

Adventure bound - 2017 here we go

For some people, all they want for Christmas are two front teeth, or a hippopotamus, for others, it' ...
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Our living room this Christmas - with 5 Christmas decor DIYs (Incl svgs and pdfs)

Our living room this Christmas - with 5 Christmas decor DIYs (Incl svgs and pdfs)

Have you missed me? I have missed you! I have been busy over on A Home for Crafts making Christmas d ...
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