Our LA Bungalow

Parker’s Toddler Room ||Transitioning from the Crib

Something I’ve found interesting about motherhood is that the things that you never dream would be hard can turn out to be the most challenging and other things that you dread end up being ridiculously simple.  Transitioning Parker’s nursery to a toddler room and her crib to a big girl bed happened to be one of the things that fell into the latter category.  I’m not sure why I was so unjustifiably afraid of removing those trusty crib bars that kept my toddler confined through the night, but I drug my feet long after she …

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Before + After || Front Porch Makeover

I hope you that you knew it was only a matter of time before there was another room makeover reveal here! Ever since we updated our kitchen, I have been totally addicted to re-imagining the way certain spaces in our house could look.  After we completed our bathroom this summer, I started thinking of what the next project would be.  I wanted something that wouldn’t cost a lot, but would make a big impact.  Did you know that the best return on your home renovation investment is the front door?  I was shocked!  I thought surely it …

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Master Bathroom Renovation // Before + After

I’ve teased and sneak peeked the heck out of our bathroom renovation and now it’s finally time for the big reveal!  I have been counting down the days to share this one.  It’s been a labor of love and a long time coming, to say the least.  When we moved into our 1941 abode nearly four years ago, we definitely had our list of projects.  Before we moved in we replaced the flooring in almost the entire house and painted nearly the entire interior.  There have been projects like removing a giant tree and replacing our …

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Effortless Updates // Our Kitchen

This is the very unlikely, albeit true, story of how we saw our house the very first day we went out looking for houses with our realtor, put an offer on it a few hours later, won the bidding war and moved in three months later.  Pretty undramatic for house hunting in LA.  However, the day we saw it, we were so excited and caught up in the moment that we forgot to take any photos and so were left to look at the listing photos over and over and over again for the next three months.  However, there was no photo of the kitchen and my memory …

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