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Hello! I'm Suzannah, a serious DIYer. Follow along with my DIY fixer upper house renovations, sewing and crafty projects, real food recipes, and de-stressing goals. I'm a recovering former vegan and vegetarian, now healing with a nutrient-dense mostly Paleo diet, and love at-home CrossFit and yoga workouts. I'm also the author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers!

New mom to baby Otto born April 2018!

My Home (s)

Stanley Tudor Revived


After more than a year of hoping, planning, and waiting, we bought a 1937 Tudor revival-style home from a neighbor a block from the house I grew up in.

Here's the before photos, and here's the before video tour. See all posts about the house/progress here.

For more updates you can follow along on Instagram!

525 SF Historic Apartment


While waiting for the Stanley Tudor Revived, we lived in a 1-bedroom apartment in a cute old building. See the tour here!

Stanley 90's Reno


In October 2016 we bought a 90's 2-story home that had been a rental for 10+ years and was damaged and smelly but altogether sound. We immediately began renovations throughout the entire home, including drywall repair, new paint and floors, lighting upgrades, and kitchen and bathroom remodels.With 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, we plan to stay in this home for a long time! See the "before" video tour here, before photos hereweekly reno updates here, and design and projects here.

Update: See the "after" video tour here! See full before/after post here and hear a little about the real estate side and see the before/after LISTING photos here!

Read all about that home here, and see the "after" photos here!

Bright & Glam Townhouse


In 2012 we designed and moved into our first home, a new construction 3-story townhouse with 3 beds and 2.5 baths. I did plenty of DIY projects throughout and put so much love into this home! We still own it and it is currently rented. View the tour of that home here.
Photo by Nakalan McKay

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