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There were a few factors that went into choosing the paint color for the laundry room–1. Does it work well with the other colors in our home? 2. Does it match the tile flooring that we’re keeping for now? 3.

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Misfit Pumpkins

How does the saying go?  “It gets worse before it gets better.”??  Yeah, that sums up our laundry room/half bath situation perfectly. Last night, we were able to remove (almost) everything from the room, tear out the tile baseboard and

It’s time for our annual laundry room revamp.  Ha! I wish I was joking.  We really would love to not make fixing up the laundry room/half bath an annual thing–but time has worn this baby down again.  Last year, we

Our Ikea Klippan 4-seater couch is turning out to be not quite the easy-peasy couch we thought it was when we bought it last year.  Granted, it was only $400, which is in no way pocket change, but for a

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The End is Near

We had an okay weekend over here.  Greta was under the weather on Friday.  Then I was feeling crummy on Saturday and Sunday and poof, there goes the weekend. But it is a new day and a new week and

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Fauxdenza Crendenza!

Two weeks ago, we shared part one of our new “fauxdenza” in the living room made of 3 Akrum wall cabinets from Ikea floating a few inches above the floor.  It was a great solution to a large credenza for

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How to Undo Spray Paint

Remember when I committed the crime of the century earlier this week and spray painted our new-to-us quirky coffee table oil-rubbed bronze…and it came up…flat? 75% of commenters agreed, the brass was better.  I should note, Chris doesn’t care for