It is week 4 of our Jeffrey Court Renovation and this week proved to be the most intense for us. We expected the wall tile phase of this project to be a beast so we made sure to prep, plan, and double check every detail at every turn so that our beautiful 4x12 tile would make the… Continue reading How to Plan a Bathroom Full of Tile
Hi everyone! We are 3 weeks into the Jeffrey Court Renovation Challenge and our new bathroom is well underway. As a reminder this was where we left off last week: Since then we’ve put up cement board on the walls where the new tile will be going. Now before we could get to installing the gorgeous Potpourri Medley Hexagon tile we… Continue reading Installing Hexagon Floor Tile
With our vision on paper and Jeffrey Court tile in hand, we can start demo on the bathroom! When I told my father we were starting a bathroom project his first reaction was “but why, it’s a perfectly good bathroom?!”. Yes, yes it is a perfectly good bathroom, but I am going to change it because I… Continue reading Bathroom Demo!
My list of house projects and dreamy ideas runs lonnnnnng. Occasionally the list is shaken up with a spontaneous 'I didn't know I needed this but I MUST DO IT RIGHT THIS INSTANT' project. Thats exactly what happened with our under the stairs play nook that we have dubbed the HofE Clubhouse. In our home… Continue reading DIY under the stairs play nook
We are proud to announce House of Esperanza will be participating in Season 4 of the Jeffrey Court Renovation Challenge! We will be renovating a bathroom in our home that sits on the main level. When we first moved in I added floating shelfs and some art work to hold us over until we had the chance… Continue reading Jeffrey Court Renovation Challenge Finalist!
Kicking off this new Everyday Makings series with a wood cutting board refresh. If you spend as much time in the kitchen as we do, your wood cutting board could probably use some love too. We have a large IKEA bamboo cutting board we use for everything but meats, that has been with us for… Continue reading DIY Wood Cutting Board Refresh
We spent the weekend finally building the workbench of our dreams! The plastic folding tables we have been using all of these years are finally getting retired yayyy! Having storage under the table for some of our bigger saws to hang out on was a necessary feature. When we came across BitterRootDIY's plans for a… Continue reading DIY Workbench