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Garden Apartment

Our Little Secret

With the holes finally patched and walls FINALLY spackled, it was time to paint. Did you hear that?! TIME. TO. PAINT! I hate painting but the realization that the garden apartment was FINALLY FAR ENOUGH ALONG TO PAINT! was more … Continue reading

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Almost Before

Lately, there’s been a lot of talk about the work that’s happening in the garden apartment but not many pictures. That changes today, my friend. This garden apartment has been a year+ in the works. Thought it could get rented … Continue reading

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Hey! Remember When??

I’m up to my ovaries in painting projects. And I hate painting. Like really {REALLY!} hate painting. To console myself, I find this picture sometimes randomly pops up {or maybe I go looking for it… either way…}. Do you remember … Continue reading

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Mask or Embrace the Lumps & Bumps?

I’ve come to terms with the fact that the concrete floors in the basement just are what they are. And what they are is lumpy & uneven. Long ago I made peace with the fact that I won’t ever have … Continue reading

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Garden Apartment Kitchen

The garden apartment kitchen is giving me an ucler. Or maybe a migraine. Probably both. Here are the facts: The sink needs to be super narrow.  Like less than 16×20″ narrow. Which pretty much leaves me with tiny bar sink … Continue reading

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Patching a Ceiling

Measure. Triple check said measurements about 16 times. Using this, make the straight cuts. Using this, make the curvy cuts. Vacuum. Admire. Screw. Trim down the largest cut out piece to fit behind the pipe. Tape & mud. Tape & … Continue reading

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A Quick Update

This was supposed to come yesterday but this weekend (& yesterday) really flew by. In an effort to make my August 1 deadline for the garden apartment, things have been kicked into high gear. Not a night goes by without … Continue reading

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