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The Mountain House Fixer Upper

  • Designing a house isn’t the fun part for me, what I love is the collaborative nature of creating a space with others. In other words... I really like to talk it out... I would ask the Fed Ex dude his opinion on paint colors if he was dropping off a package at that exact moment. I like feedback, I crave opinions, and lord knows I pull triggers fast so the more the merrier. Luckily you have been pretty into this process as well and our ‘Ask the Audience’ posts have been enormously successful. Lets amp it up even further.
  • For our new big blog project I want you to have an even larger role. You won’t just weigh in, you won’t answer any ‘ask the audiences’, and it’s not like you are my assistant. This time, you are the client.
  • I Design, You Decide.
  • I’ll present design options and you vote in the polls (each open for a week). Every time you share on social media platforms you earn a point that will be entered into the raffle to win a 4 day vacation at the cabin which sleeps 8 (including $1k towards travel).
  • See intro post here, and learn more about the giveaway vacay and the contest policies here.
  • xx
  • Emily

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Mountain House Reveal: The Upstairs Guest Bath That Used to Be a Closet (and a Peek Into the Bedroom)

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Mountain House Reveal: How I Transformed an Awkward Space Into My Dream Work Loft

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Mountain House Reveal: Our Soft Yet Secretly Sultry Downstairs Guest Bed + Bath

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Mountain House Reveal: Our Light-Filled Neutral & Textural Living Room

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Mountain House Monday: 5 Things We Didn’t Know We Needed to Know Before Starting the Renovation

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Why Designers Hate Most Medicine Cabinets (+ Some Genius Alternative Bathroom Storage Solutions)

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The Messy Process – How I Chose ALL The Lights For The Mountain House “At Once”

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Are YOU The Winner of the Vacay Giveaway? (+ Surprise Announcement)

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Mountain House Monday: Behind the Scenes of the Shoot and WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?


The First Mountain House Bathroom Reveal: Our “Quiet Drama” Powder Bath

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Mountain House Monday: The Last-Minute Changes I Want to Make But Won’t (or Maybe I Will)

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The FINAL I Design, You Decide: Pick a Theme For the Kids Attic Playroom

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Mountain House Monday: I’ve Got Some Furniture Updates + The shoot is VERY SOON

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Mountain House Monday: The Exterior Update and Plan (or Lack Thereof)

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Mountain House Monday: The Living Room Rug Dilemma (+ Ask the Audience)

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Mountain House Monday: How I Plan on Bringing In the “Weird”

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About Those Integrated Appliances in the Mountain House Kitchen

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Inside All Our (Super Organized) Drawers & Cabinets in the Mountain House Kitchen

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It’s Finally Here: The Reveal of the Mountain House Kitchen

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Mountain House Mondays: How I’m Making Neutrals Work in the Upstairs Guest Bedroom

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Mountain House: The Kids’ Room Reveal!!

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Mountain House Update: The Kids’ Bunk Room & A Genius Wall-to-Wall Carpet Hack

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Mountain House Mondays: Where We Are With The Family Room

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All The Counter Stools I Considered (& Decided On…Sort of) for the Mountain House

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My Actual Design Process (and Yes, a Mountain House Update)

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18 Neutral (and Textured) Pillow Combos + 5 Rules for Guaranteed Combo-ing Success

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Mountain House UPDATE!!

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My Mountain House Wish List, From a Sustainable Company That We Love

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Bring On the Drama: How We Designed the Mountain Fixer First Level Guest Bath

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Ask the Audience: How Do You Feel About Plaster & Limewash Walls?

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The “Final” Design for the Mountain Fixer Master Bath (& How We Got There)

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Our New Collab With Reclaimed Wood Company Ross Alan Just Might Save My Marriage


Trend Alert: Stacked Versus Staggered Tile? (+ What We’re Doing in the Mountain House)

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How We’re Designing the Upstairs Guest Bathroom in the Mountain Fixer

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I Design, You Decide: The Mountain Fixer Powder Bath

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All About the Mountain Fixer Kitchen Cabinet Interior Functionality

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The Mountain Fixer: Master Fireplace I Design, You Decide

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I Design, You Decide: The Mountain House Exterior

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Everything We’ve Written About The Mountain House So Far (& My Thoughts About Them Now)

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Our Dream and (Kinda Genius) Master Closet

Best Design Books

The 10 Design Books That Have Inspired the Mountain House

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Mountain Fixer: The Kitchen Cabinet Evolution

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The Mountain Fixer: The Final Kids Bath Design (+ Shopping Links)

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Mountain Fixer: Family Room Fireplace UPDATE Notes from Readers

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Mountain Fixer Upper: Family Room Fireplace Design Process

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The Mountain Fixer Upper: Bunk Room Reading Nook

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The Mountain Fixer Upper: An Update on the Kids Bunk Room

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I Design, You Decide: The Kids Bath Materials Vote

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I Design, You Decide: Guest Bath Materials Edition

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Tile Trends (& What I’m Doing in the Mountain House)

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Mountain Fixer: The Final Kitchen Layout & Cabinet Function

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Mountain Fixer-Upper: Our Stone Fireplace Makeover

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Mountain House Refinishing Ceilings: Is Good Enough Good Enough?

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The Mountain House: Master Bathroom Design Process

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I Design, You Decide – The Master Bathroom

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Mountain Fixer-Upper Lighting: Modern and Traditional Options

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The final, final, FINAL!!!!! Mountain Fixer Floor Plan

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Mountain Fixer-Upper Lighting: The Softer Options + Get The Look

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Who is the real client of the mountain house…

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Bathrooms I Pinned

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