• Sundance Master Bath

    Week Three Master Bathroom Remodel

    This week started with Mike at work and me at home finding plenty of work to do on my own. Below you can see that I taped and mudded Mike’s side of the bathroom. I forgot to do it before I added shiplap. C’est la vie. Well, it’s done now. I used mortise and tenons for the rails and stiles; dado joints for the center panels. I used my router/router table to make my joints. It was a little tedious to set up but once going went really fast. When I do the linen cabinet I’m going to make those joints on the table saw and see which was easier.…

  • Sundance Master Bath

    Week Two of our Master Bath Remodel

    We spent the last few days in Colorado and Wyoming, recharging and celebrating our anniversary. Mike and I love to visit different areas and try to find places we’d love to retire…it might be too cold in Colorado for me. I got a couple emails from people asking why we didn’t demo the bath tub or toilet area yet. Since Mike and I are doing all the work ourselves (except shower glass and counters) we are keeping the toilet in place until we do the floor tile – which will be almost last. We are keeping the tub in place until we need to measure for counters. It will be…

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    DIY Toy Toilet Paper Roll Holder

    Jack’s bathroom has been sitting around 95% done. 95 is the new 100% right? Where are my 95’ers at? Anyhow, he’s needed a toilet roll paper holder…should be easy right? They sell them everywhere. Shoot, even CVS has toilet roll paper holders. But, you guys, I was sooooo not feeling like any ordinary toilet roll paper will work for this room. It’s playful, fun, bold and all boy. He doesn’t have to share it with any of his three sisters. Look at how cute it is: Also, I’ve painted and finished the trim in this room since this picture was taken…sorry for the old photo, priorities… Before each Christmas rolls…