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August 3, 2012

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We’re a couple of homebodies, working to uncover the home our home wants to be. And we’re so happy to have you here. 




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Befores, afters, mood boards, plans, failures, wins. We’ve done a lot of projects, and they’re all here. 

We have a long-standing relationship with DIY, and love rolling our sleeves up and making it happen. 

Even when you don’t want to rip down a wall, you can make that space in your home better. Right now.

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We are attending Chris’s huge family reunion.
Prepping for our yard sale next weekend.
Picking up some paint. (I think I have our color narrowed down.)
Getting started on new paintings.
Watching the Olympics and Prison Break (on Netflix)
Making sure Greta gets lots of extra attention so the above doesn’t happen again.

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  1. It was a BIG one where I didn’t know very many people, but Chris knew everyone–so maybe not football stadium big. Hope painting went well!

  2. Sam says:

    Have fun at the reunion! Is it going to be one of the small intimate ones or the ones where you have to hire out a football stadium. My family is Italian going back so a family renunion for us would cover half a continent. So. Many. Cousins…

    This weekend I’m going to be painting and painting and painting, just moved into a new house and EVERYTHING is painted with the same beige silk paint. Oy.

  3. At least she looks cute while making a mess right? :)

  4. Have fun at the reunion! It’s always nice to get together with friends and family :)

    I’m going to the lumberyard to buy the wood/hardware we need to build our dining room table! I can’t wait to get started on it :D

  5. Woo Woo! Sounds like a fun project!

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