Our Guest Bath Reveal

I’m sure someone will ask it so before it’s even a question, there are no before photos for this space in our home reno because it didn’t exist before. During our home reno we knew the best way to add some value was with another bathroom, so we closed off an old hallway that really

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Our House Projects for the Year

Now that our home renovation is completely done, we have a lot of blank walls and corners to fill up. We intentionally left some of the spaces vacant so that we could DIY some projects on the weekend. These are our house projects for the year.

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Our Home Transformation with Chase Freedom Unlimited

This post was written in collaboration with Chase Freedom Unlimited. Thank you for supporting the partnerships that help Darling Down South bring you content. All opinions are my own. We’ve done it! We’re finally home and the renovation is 95% complete. There are a few things left to do and our home is definitely a

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Our Patterned Tile and Wallpaper Half Bath Reveal

I truly cannot believe this room came together! I’m so excited to share our basically completed half bath with you today. This wallpaper half bath was the culmination of a birthday present (wallpaper) and my husband saying “you can go crazy with that room.” Basically had to get that in writing before I started drawing up

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Best Paint Colors to Use in a Transitional Home

When we were going through our renovation process, it was important to me to pick colors that wouldn’t be too trendy and would go with all the artwork we have planned to put in the house. The colors had to be on the more colorful side of neutral but not too colorful where we’d have

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Home Remodeling Updates: Mold, Marble & More

This post was made in collaboration with Chase Freedom Unlimited, all opinions are my own. This past month of home restoration has been the rollercoaster you all had warned us about. Colorful mold lurked under the wallpapered plaster walls, rot caused by a leaking pipe from the top floor ruined a quarter of our 120-year-old

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Mid-Century Modern Lighting for a Bathroom

The most exciting and stressful part of our home renovation has come: selecting all of our fixtures and things for the house! I know this shouldn’t have stressed me out as much as it did, but it felt like a very permanent part of the process and I wanted to be sure that I selected

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One Month In with our Home Reno: The Bathroom

This post is in collaboration with Chase Freedom Unlimited. All opinions are my own. The renovations have started and we have officially moved out of our condo while the nasty work is being done. The hardest part about kicking off this entire renovation was the coordination of moving everything out and preparing so that our

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