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We put in a lot of painting hours yesterday.  The good news is, it’s done! (The painting part.) The bad news is, it was so late (11pm) that I didn’t get to snap any photos for you, so we’ll have

Before I even start trying to break down this process for you from observing and interviewing Chris, I have to note–he did this one all by himself.  We planned on adding planked walls to the lower half of this hall

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Onyx and the Front Door

On our pre-party to-do list was the task of painting our front door.  Ideally, we could replace the entire thing.  It’s terribly dented and it’s not necessarily our favorite design. We have actually been pricing out a dutch door. I can’t

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Well, This Looks Crazy

I nearly forgot how much painting happens when you first move into a house. So much painting!  We mentioned revamping our half bath before our upcoming costume party and considering that is less than two weeks away, we figured it

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Reading Room Green

When you first enter our house, there’s a small room to the immediate right that has 5 great windows.  We had no initial plans for this room since there was so much other space to tackle first, but when we

When Greta was 9 months old, we decided we wanted to give her a sibling.  And when she turned 2, she started asking for one herself. At last, 3 1/2 years later, the stars have aligned and our family is