• Instagram Happenings

    I finally took pictures of the updated kitchen! There's a new post on my blog (link in IG profile or find it on Facebook at Building This Nest) with the before pictures (you need to see them to truly appreciate the afters!) and a few more pictures of how the kitchen looks now. #kitchenmakeover #beforeandafter #thepowerofpaint

Kitchen: Before and After

I finally have kitchen pictures to share! Sorry it’s taken me so long, and sorry that there’s been a real lack of content here for so long. Toddlers are very busy little people who make messes, which need to be cleaned up before pictures can be taken. Then I have a somewhat limited window of … Continue reading


Bathroom: Before and (Mostly) After

Today I finally have another space in the “new” house (we’ve been here for almost 2 years already!) to share. This space has been mostly finished since December, but I just hadn’t gotten around to posting about it since it’s awkward to photograph (tight space, really difficult to photograph everything with natural light) and there … Continue reading


Living Room Progress

Wow, 6 months since I last posted. So much for getting to those house updates! Life with a 1 year old (yes, 1! My baby turned 1 on the 14th!) is pretty crazy. He’s so busy and curious and needs to stay active, or he gets bored and starts getting into things. It makes having … Continue reading

6 Months

6 months ago today, after an entire day of labour and 3 hours of pushing, my beautiful son was born. I had no idea how much he would change my life, but I am a drastically different person now than I was 6 months ago even if no one else can see it. When we … Continue reading


The New House {Part Two}

I’m back with the second part of the before pictures of the new house. I have the basement and upstairs to show you, so I’ll start with the basement. Sorry it’s so dark, but this is the first set of stairs leading down. We have a side entrance and a closet on this little landing, … Continue reading

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