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Walk-In Closet (Phase 2)

Greetings from a very happy woman! Yes, that's right. I am overjoyed to share the half way progress of our walk-in closet. 

If you recall, restructuring the closet was part of our original bedroom remodel. The master bedroom was large and awkward, and the existing closet left a lot to be desired. It sat flush on the courtyard wall, and left zero options for bed placement.
Here's a step back, to my original Phase 1 post on the subject. With the addition of the half-wall, the walkin closet was born.

Now, mind you, that original post was from March, nearly 6-months ago. And in all honesty, its taken me that long to get our clothes organized well enough to take a photo.

Can you blame me? If I came to your house right now, unannounced, and asked to take a picture of your closet to share with the world, would you let me?

So, here it is! Let me walk you through some of the specifics.

First, there is the built-in which John constructed as the closets anchor; consisting of ten sliding …

1-Year Anniversary + Garden Bathroom (Phase 1)

We're coming to a bit of a cross roads ("meet me at the cross roads, you won't be lonely...") here at Content. October will mark our 1-year, homeownership anniversary.

When John + I purchased this crazy house, it was beat up, abandoned and stripped of all the plumbing, heating and cooling systems. Having never renovated a house before (let alone a house from 1890) we needed structure and came up with a 12-month renovation plan. Spreadsheet and all, budgeted, dated tasks, materials, next steps; saved for us to come back to.

I remember thinking, "12-months...? Man, that seems so long. Doesn't 6-months have such a better ring to it?"

But in reality (where John insists I visit from time-to-time) the amount of work we have accomplished in 365 days is phenomenal. To think of all those long days, and nights of individual "projects", finally coming together is awesome, and provides a raw feeling of accomplishment.

Looking back at the master suite and