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We took a one day break from the floors to recoup, raise morale, and catch our breath. Even though the knee-pads had a rest, the light for baby Lemon (Greta’s name for her little sister) arrived and we were anxious

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, these pregnancy hormones have me swinging from mood to mood with hardly any notice. It seems like I experience absolute joy, anger, frustration, heart-breaking sadness, peace–everything–every day! Since my paintings are inspired by my

The last time I gave a pregnancy update on the blog was when I was a mere 16 weeks. Still puking daily. Still wearing all of my pre-pregnancy clothes. Sigh. It feels like so long ago. While this pregnancy has definitely

Last week our glider for the nursery arrived! I shared several I was deciding between here and ended up going with one I didn’t list–the Graham glider from West Elm. I almost went with the Sweep Swivel chair that I

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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