Re-Constructing Home-Part 20: Black & White (Bethany’s Thoughts on Design)

Bethany’s thoughts on design: We are so close to drywall I can almost taste it. Well, not actually taste it (because that’s gross), but you get the idea. As visions of real walls dance in my head, I can’t help but get more excited about what I might put on those walls and what finishes and details I want.

Re-Constructing Home: Part 18: Creating a Reno Budget

One renovation factor strikes fear into the heart of almost every homeowner: the budget. The budget fear-factor stems from a) money being a relatively precious commodity to most of us and b) a complete lack of understanding of how the renovation budgeting process actually works. But budgeting doesn’t have to remain a mystery.