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A Sneak Peek at the Floors

It’s been a really hectic week over here. I thought I could get a painting in, but I am glad I didn’t push it. I haven’t been feeling the best (pregnancy-wise) and Greta, Charly and I were stuck in the

Our home has standard height ceilings. We have looked into having the great room vaulted, but at a staggering cost of no less than $30K due to the way our roof is supported, our 8′ ceilings are suddenly looking a-okay. But

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Snowballing Projects

Last week, in this comments portion of this post, reader Jacqueline wrote: In a similar vein to your post about painting the ceiling, do you think now would be the time to paint the cabinets too (if you’re planning on

Let me first preface this post by saying, DIYers sometimes get a bad rap. But honestly, sometimes we earn it. We cut corners, we find shortcuts, we think to ourselves “Oh this is good enough. You aren’t going to see this or

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Tilemageddon: The Removal

Monday we were able to get all the carpet torn out of the main floor and the tack strips up and last night tile demo started. When I say “we” unfortunately I am excluded from all the fun while trying

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The Beginning: Demo Day 1!

Our day started early on Saturday, waking up in our bedroom to our normal house that we’ve lived in for the past six months. But the difference was, Saturday was the beginning of demo to prep for our new floors.

Up to this point, I’ve always shot the weekly paintings in our green reading room, but this week’s looked so perfect against the backdrop of the Hale Navy walls in the hall bath. The addition of gold this week helped