More Than Makeovers – Getting the Most Out of Your Renovation Project

I think the biggest renovation project we have coming up (and when I say coming up, I mean over the next few years!) is our floors.

When we purchased this house, the seller agreed to have new carpet installed upon his departure. Carpet, you say? With all the fabulous hard flooring options these days? Well, yes, carpet, because, at the time, we had two babies who were becoming VERY mobile, and we didn’t want them learning to walk and having nowhere to fall but on very hard wood and tile floors. We thought carpet was really the best option at the time. That was probably the right decision THEN…but nevertheless, within the next few years we’ll be installing wood floors throughout!

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Embarking on a renovation project can be exciting, challenging, and rewarding all at the same time. However, there are several things that are a must on any good reno revitalization. The last thing you want is to get halfway through, or worse still, to the end, and realize you left something out. If you aren’t sure how to get the most out of your renovation project, then consider these simple tips.

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Find ways to make the most of what you’ve got

One of the main reasons people take on renovation projects is a want to do more with what you’ve got. Unfortunately, sometimes what you’ve got isn’t much, so it is crucial to make the most of what you are working with. Sectional garage doors are a fantastic example of this.

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A Winner…and On the Road in July!

First and foremost, we have a WINNER of the Van’s Natural Foods Products giveaway! Thanks to ALL who entered, but…AMY DESROSIERS, you are the winner! Shoot me an email at Kristen@theroadtodomestication.com and I will hook you up! Congratulations!

And now, back to our regularly-scheduled programming…

Happy August, all! As always, when we reach the beginning of the new month, I like to take a look back on the top posts from the previous month! So, here are the top five posts here on The Road to Domestication during the month of July!

1. DIY Summer Wreath – I’m glad this one made the list! I had a lot of fun creating this!

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My Discouraging Dining Dilemma…SOLVED!

Some of you may remember this post (CLICK HERE) from EXACTLY a year ago today. (Woah. I didn’t realize it had been exactly a year until I looked at it – that’s kinda freaky!) ANYWAY, some of you may remember my “My Discouraging Dining Dilemma” post. I wasn’t sure what to do with my Dining Room! Have you ever been there with a room? Lots of ideas, but you’re not sure what will work, and you’re not a professional, so you’re scared to mess something up? Hello! Welcome to my life! HA!

Well, I think I’ve FINALLY finished our Dining Room! So I wanted to share with everyone!

Are you ready?!

Here’s the “before”…

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…and here’s the “after”.

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