Renovation

Housetour 2014 Upstairs

by Nicola on August 23, 2014

It’s been over 3 years that we lived in our beloved home. Much has changed, much will still change, and we are happy to be in this cozy place that has become truly ours. It is still constantly transforming and adapting to our ever changing needs. At this point we are planning to stay in […]

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Fanciest Closet In Da House

by Nicola on February 16, 2013

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Before, I was just a messy and boring wire closet. Now I am much fancier, colorful, and organized. Check me out: And some more fancy schmanzy before-and-after pictures:     This is where we left you off last time: The first step in customizing our master closet was painting it a custom color. The reality […]

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Undoing The Mess

by Nicola on February 1, 2013

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Welcome back to LincNic’s home renovation show! After a 5 month baby break we are back in business. Not quite full force yet, but with a totally manageable project – our walk-in closet. I have been waiting to tackle this project ever since we moved in and am especially excited about it since  this is not […]

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Man Cave

by Nicola on July 31, 2012

Who would have thought that my man is so susceptible to advertising? When I picked up a paint swatch for our basement accent wall that was called “Man Cave”, he was all of a sudden so set on using that color even though it was way darker and brownish than what we were looking for. […]

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Welcome Back!

by Nicola on April 10, 2012

We did it! One day before our house was populated by some German visitors we officially finished the new guest bedroom in the basement and I have to say that it turned out great. We have been working on this for approximately six weeks and it was a real joint effort in the Tran house. […]

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The shelf drama

by Nicola on July 15, 2011

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Before we get into the part of this post where all the action happens, let me just start off by telling you a little bit about arguments in our house. Or the lack thereof. As you all know, Lincoln and I are pretty peaceful and quiet people. We are probably a little addicted to harmony […]

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The place where food happens

by Nicola on June 25, 2011

Finally, our kitchen renovation is done. But let’s start from the beginning. Here is what our kitchen looked like when we first met it: Absolutely hideous, right? In retrospect I can’t believe we even bought the house. This awful combination of early nineties wallpaper with all white cabinets, counters, and wooden country touch to it […]

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