DIY Cast-Iron Tub Makeover

how to refinish an old cast iron claw foot tub

The main floor bath is just about ready to be revealed (so exciting!), but I wanted to take a little time-out to highlight the tub you’ll be seeing in there!

I felt like this tub deserved it’s own post, and a little how-to, since it required a little sprucing up.

When we bought the house, there were all kinds of things in there! Molding from doorways, old doors and windows, an old dresser (which we have some as-yet-undetermined plans for!) and…. this strange old tub. Continue reading

We’re on to… house three!

Pic from 3rd Bedroom looking at stairs leading to 3rd floor attic


Hi! I didn’t get a chance to write a post this past weekend, because I was busy watching the Patriots win the Superbowl! Hooray!  It was such a good game, and we had a fun time watching with lots of people who really only cared about their pool numbers and/or gatorade bets!  We had a good natured Seahawks “fan”- he had bet against a buddy (who was also there) on the outcome.  Even the New Yorker rooted for the Pats (he knows what’s good for him 😉 ). I also had some things to do to get ready for Mardi Gras festivities- I may have woken up with sequins stuck to me this morning.  Yes,  it’s only Wednesday!  Continue reading