Home improvement weekend

My sweet parents came up for this past weekend to help us with a handful of home improvement projects. We had a lot of fun with them (and the pups), and we accomplished a lot!

1: Dad installed a disposal

Pyrrha consults while Jak installs our disposal.
Pyrrha was his constant assistant.

2: Guion replaced the hideous ceiling fan in the dining room with this giant paper lantern ($9 upgrade. Yeah, I’m going to brag about it)

BEFORE

Before (when we bought the house)
Before (when we bought the house)

AFTER

New dining room light

New lantern

3: Bought a mattress, and Dad and Guion built a platform bed for the guest room! With little bookshelves!

BEFORE

Top floor tour

AFTER

Guest bedroom redo
(Found the crazy, painted, Asian-inspired side tables at Circa.)

Guest bedroom redo

And I fed my houseplant addiction, which I also consider part of the home improvement processs. Lovely starlight ficus for the living room (so that the maidenhair fern can live in its desired shade elsewhere):

Newest addition to my ever-growing family of plants. #ficus #starlightficus #houseplantfever

Home sweet home

We also just had a great time hanging out, talking, walking the dogs, watching “House of Cards,” and laughing. How lucky to have such resourceful, fun parents.

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Walk with these 3 crazies. Sweet shades, @jfarkle.

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