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BITM Monthly Update | Vol. 2

Not gonna lie, we’re kind of really happy that fall is coming.  Between the crisp, cool weather and football crazyness that happens in Columbus this time of year, it’s fun.  Here’s a peak at what’s going on this month in our world! PROJECT UPDATES We finished two of the client projects we mentioned in our last month’s update: The Wonder Jam studio conference room and a fun Anthro-inspired kitchen remodel.  Our clients are really excited about how they turned out,...

Whimsical Backyard Makeover

We’ve had our historic townhome for about 1.5 years now, and have finally made some headway in the backyard!  It had some qualities that we really liked from the beginning – the giant tree in the middle, the existing shrubs, and its size (it’s larger than average for the neighborhood).  It felt like an escape, even as-is, and we saw lots of potential.  Here’s what it looked like when we bought it in February. The thing about buying a house...

BITM Monthly Update || Vol. 1

It’s hard to believe summer is almost over!  We’ve been super busy, which is a good thing, but sometimes it seems like there’s more going on than we can keep track of ourselves.  We’ve decided to begin sharing a monthly update on the blog to chat about life – project updates, what it’s like owning our own business(es), things we’re loving, and anything else that comes to us.  Comment below & let us know what you want to hear about!...

Before & After: The Tiny Suite Remodel

We have been working on our Pearl St. guest suite remodel for the past few months and are so relieved to finally be finished!  We had lots of delays on this project – not so much because of the project itself, but because we had other projects going on that took priority.  Ultimately, the delays were a good thing because it allowed us the time to think through important details that we wouldn't otherwise have executed (you'll see).  We're calling...

Before & After: Merion Dining Project

We just wrapped up a fun dining room design project for our sweet clients who recently purchased a new home.  They had very little furniture & decor coming from their prior apartment and were looking for help making their new house feel cohesive and homey.  Their dining room was the space that needed the most help, so they hired us to design it.  After seeing the space, we couldn’t wait to get started! Here are a few before photos.  This...

Client Project: JW Bathroom Remodel

Wow, this year has started off with a bang, in a good way.  We have been working on our Blonde Vic restoration (you can see our latest update here), a flip with a few other investors (more on that soon), our rentals, and our client remodels, one of which we just wrapped up and are so excited to share with you. Our clients contacted us because they were looking to remodel their master bathroom.  It had a great size and layout, but it had...

The Blonde Vic Design Update (We Changed Our Minds!)

Hi guys! In our last few posts about our Blonde Victorian project, we shared floorplans for all 3 floors (here, here, and here) and talked about making some changes. One of those changes was our plan to move the kitchen into the dining room. Let’s rewind for a sec, in case you missed it.  We originally came up with this design for the kitchen (keeping it in the kitchen space) and were really excited about it. Then, we realized that...

Before: The Blonde Vic 3rd Floor Tour

Today, we’re sharing photos & plans for the 3rd floor of our Blonde Victorian! If you missed our previous posts on this project, you can catch up here: Intro here 1st Fl. Before Tour here 2nd Fl. Before Tour here The 3rd floor originally had two bedrooms and a large closet in between.  Here’s a snapshot of the existing floor plan.  The dotted lines represent walls that we’ll be adjusting/taking out. It’s not everyday that we have a large, finished third floor...

Before: The Blonde Vic 2nd Floor Tour

Hi friends, We hope you had a wonderful weekend!  We’re excited to show you the second floor of The Blonde Vic, pre-demo.  If you missed our prior posts about this project, you can find them here: Intro here 1st Floor Tour here On the second floor, we’re going to have 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a laundry room.  We’re keeping mostly all of the walls where they are, but reworking some of the rooms to maximize functionality.  Here’s the plan. UPDATE – we changed...

Before: The Blonde Vic 1st Floor Tour

Hi Friends! We’re excited to share more about our newest renovation project, #theblondevic.  (If you missed our intro post on the house, you can check it out here.)  The 3 story home was built in 1900 in King Lincoln District and will have 4 bedrooms/3.5 bathrooms when we’re finished. We’ll take you through the home one floor at a time and show you what we’re workin with.  We’ll start on the first floor. Here’s a drawing of the existing floor plan.  The dotted...