Home Improvement

#183: What’s Subsequent, Home Vibes, & But One other Embarrassing Second

We’re dropping this random pop-in episode to share one of the crucial embarrassing tales Sherry has ever informed on this podcast. In fact it needed to occur within the nicest home we’ve ever been in (in entrance of considered one of Sherry’s private heroes). We’re additionally itemizing what’s left on our to-do listing, and answering the much-asked query: what’s your subsequent huge challenge? Plus, we break down what feels totally different to us about this home in comparison with our final one (and the various impressions you would possibly get about us for those who walked in with out us being there). Lastly, we every share some current home-related purchases and the books & television reveals which are retaining us laughing (or biting our nails, however in a great way).

You can even discover this episode in your favourite podcast listening app, like Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsTuneIn RadioStitcher, and Spotify.

What’s New

Grid Of Three Projects Kitchen Reno Driveway And Walkways Plus Bathroom

  • We talked about 3 “huge” initiatives that had been on our listing in our final podcast episode from 20 months in the past, so listed below are the weblog posts the place you possibly can see how all of them turned out (or, within the case of the toilet, why we ditched the concept):
  • Whereas we work on writing a submit about updating the cupboards in our utility closet, right here’s the place you possibly can see the unique utility closet makeover with the dice organizer (we lived with the area like that for a few yr to actually check it out, which will be so useful).

Cubby Storage Shelf In Utility Closet With Butcher Block Counter

  • And right here’s our “podcasting cocoon” for recording this episode. I swear there’s a microphone behind these pillows, which we stacked to assist enhance the sound (the blanket on the desk and the closed curtains assist too).

John Sitting Behind Pillows For Podcasting Record

Nicely That’s Embarrassing

  • Our friendship with Vern Yip began when he referred to as into our podcast again in 2016 (Episode #15) and we lastly met in 2017 at his e book signing for Design Clever.
  • We slowly turned Instagram associates through the years, and since he has a home just a few cities over from ours, we now attempt to meet up at any time when he’s on the town. Look how star struck Penny is:

Vern Yip With Craig Sherry John At Our House

  • If you wish to see pictures of his lovely seashore home, it’s featured in his e book Trip At Dwelling and there are just a few pictures in this on-line HGTV function.
  • However we all know you actually got here to see the “reenactment” picture Sherry took after her ordeal (word the very seen hinges of the open door).

Sherry Selfie In Fancy Powder Room Bathroom

  • Oh, and we couldn’t handle to search out the episode with Sherry’s story about Kevin Bacon, however fortunately you bought the gist of it from this episode. Be at liberty to DM Sherry for those who’re listening to outdated eps and are available throughout it so we will hyperlink it right here.

Which Home Feels The Most Like “Us”?

  • Like we stated within the episode, it’s onerous to elucidate or illustrate such a subjective feeling, however possibly the pictures beneath assist to seize it? This can be a image of our final home’s ensuite rest room (considered one of 3 loos in the home) with a photograph of our present shared (solely) rest room beneath it:

Marble Traditional Bathroom With Herringbone Walk In Tile Shower

Modern White Bathroom With Mint Chevron Floor And Floating Wood Shelf In Window

  • And possibly while you evaluate the outside of our present house to our final house, you’ll see what we imply by one feeling extra quirky & informal, whereas our final home feels extra stately and conventional.

Front Of White Modern House With Lots of Greenery Angle

White House Spring Closer From Driveway 1024x768

  • Sherry additionally talked about the distinction between our two kitchens – one with an enormous 10′ island with customized additional thick quartz, and the opposite with an off-the-cuff eating desk in the course of the a lot smaller room.

Final Kitchen 2020 From Living To Dining 1024x703

View From Front Door Of Stairs And Mauve Pink Painted Kitchen Cabinets

  • Maybe one other good comparability is what somebody would possibly suppose standing in our final home’s walk-in closet, versus seeing our present bed room closet setup (second picture), which is Ikea wardrobes positioned alongside a wall of our bed room.

Sherry Selfie In Arched Brass Mirror In Master Closet

John Putting Away Clothes In Ikea Pax Wardrobe

  • Once more, nothing is an ideal illustration of how the distinction feels *in individual to us* (and it’s all so subjective anyway), however hopefully these pictures assist as an example that amorphous thought we have been making an attempt to precise.

We’re Digging

  • Listed here are hyperlinks to all the books we talked about, together with the 2 that Sherry has gushed rather a lot about already on Instagram this yr:
  • We additionally talked about plenty of reveals, so beneath are the place you will discover them and a hyperlink to their trailers on YouTube in case you need a teaser (language warning, btw)
  • As for house stuff, listed below are the acrylic purse dividers Sherry obtained for her closet to assist preserve a few of her smaller purses, wallets, and clutches higher organized. They’re offered in a 2-pack and that is simply 1 pictured beneath.

Acrylic Purse Clutch Divider Organizer

  • That is the nail polish caddy that has helped Sherry manage all of her nail stuff, whereas additionally making the colours rather a lot simpler to see.

Nail Polish Clear Carrying Case Organizer

  • And, lastly, right here’s a photograph of the refurbished Amazon Echo Present 5 that I obtained for our kitchen. We obtained ours for about $40 throughout a sale, however generally the new variations are cheaper than the refurbished ones – so you’ll want to test earlier than ordering.
  • You possibly can see the tropical plant graphic that received Sherry’s coronary heart beneath. It’s simply one of many commonplace clockfaces that Amazon gives, so we didn’t do actually do something particular to get that picture on there.
  • We’ve additionally obtained two weblog submit about how we use sensible tech in our house, for those who’re curious:

Amazon Echo Show 5 With Tropical Plant Clock Screensaver

When you’re searching for one thing we’ve dug in a previous episode, however don’t bear in mind which present notes to click on into, right here’s a grasp listing of every little thing we’ve been digging from all of our previous episodes. You can even see all of the books we’ve beneficial on our E-book Membership web page.

And lastly, an enormous thanks to ShopTherapedic (previously Agility Mattress) for sponsoring this episode. Now you possibly can snag their Labor Day deal of 20% off any mattress + 2 free temperature-regulating pillows at ShopTherapedic.com. Or, after September 10, 2023, get $300 off any mattress utilizing YHL code at checkout. Plus, discover a retailer close to you to take a look at their new Immunity mattress in individual.

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