Porch House Master Suite // The closet + “Where is the Tub?!” (ORC Week 6)

The Grit and Polish - Porch Master Suite No Tub Wall

THE PORCH HOUSE This post is part of a 6-week series for the One Room Challenge, a blogger makeover challenge hosted by Calling it Home every Fall and Spring. We're tackling the Porch House's master bathroom and closet this go around.  Thanks for following along! You can get caught up on previous posts here: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part … [Continue reading...]

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Ideas for Inexpensive Art

The Grit and Polish - Master Bedroom Home Birth Prep Nightstand 2

Art is always something that I struggle with. It's essential to how a room looks and feels, but it can be expensive and difficult to pick.  Lately we've been furnishing a lot of houses - our Farmhouse, the Porch House flip, and the Bryant House Airbnb - so I've been on the hunt for inexpensive art with high impact.  Maybe someday I'll be able to … [Continue reading...]

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Happy Friday + Links 11/3/17

The Grit and Polish - Porch Paint Mask Removal C and D

Happy Friday! We spent another full week working on the Porch House and oh my it's getting soooo close to being done.  Of course it's always that last 10% of a renovation that takes the longest, so we'll see when we actually get this house on the market.  But soon!  Can you believe it'll be the first house we've ever sold?!  Six old houses and six … [Continue reading...]

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Porch House Master Suite // DIY Marble Vanity Top & Other Finishes (ORC Week 5)

The Grit and Polish - Porch Master Vanity Sink close

THE PORCH HOUSE This post is part of a 6-week series for the One Room Challenge, a blogger makeover challenge hosted by Calling it Home every Fall and Spring. We're tackling the Porch House's master bathroom and closet this go around.  Thanks for following along! You can get caught up on previous posts here: part 1, part 2, part 3, part … [Continue reading...]

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Porch House // Lessons Learned from Finishing the Hardwood Floors Ourselves

The Grit and Polish - Porch House Living Rm Progress

THE PORCH HOUSE A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that we made some mistakes while finishing the Porch House hardwood floors.  Three mistakes to be exact, and it led to some stress-filled days and extra work for Garrett.  In an effort to prevent you from making the same mistakes, I wanted to share exactly what it is that we did wrong.  OR, if … [Continue reading...]

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Happy Friday + Links 10/27/17

The Grit and Polish - Porch Kitchen Soup long

Happy Friday!  How was your week?  We spent most of our's over at the Porch House, as a family, alternating between tiling the master bathroom, playing with the kiddos, and counting down the minutes until Nana is back in town to take these wild boys off of our hands for a few hours ;)  For the record, that's not until Sunday (#nanacomehome !).  Ha! … [Continue reading...]

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Porch House Master Suite // Tiles, Tiles, and MORE Tiles (ORC Week 4)

The Grit and Polish - Porch Master Tiles me in shower

THE PORCH HOUSE This post is part of a 6-week series for the One Room Challenge, a blogger makeover challenge hosted by Calling it Home every Fall and Spring. We're tackling the Porch House's master bathroom and closet this go around.  Thanks for following along! You can get caught up on previous posts here: part 1, part 2, and part 3 Well, … [Continue reading...]

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Happy Friday + Links (10/20/17)

The Grit and Polish - Ravenna Kitchen Daphne and Mama

Happy Friday! It's been quite a week around here.  Two trips to Seattle for Airbnb turns.  One design consult for a kitchen (so fun!).  And one hardwood floor refinish that's finally done!  Add in household chores (like those three loads of laundry sitting on our guest bed that have yet to be folded), caring for our little humans, material … [Continue reading...]

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Porch House Master Suite // Commissioning A Custom Vanity (ORC Week 3)

The Grit and Polish - Porch Master Suite Vanity Test Fit 5

THE PORCH HOUSE This post is part of a 6-week series for the One Room Challenge, a blogger makeover challenge hosted by Calling it Home every Fall and Spring. We're tackling the Porch House's master bathroom and closet this go around.  So happy to have you following along! You can get caught up on previous posts here: part 1, part 2 Well we … [Continue reading...]

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