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Sick of This Counter

After another marathon day of sanding & mudding in the basement, my mother & I got to chatting about renovating the kitchen. Seeing as we have 4 cabinets {all uppers} and a whopping 24″ of counter space {not including the … Continue reading

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Finally Some Pretty

After all that grossness yesterday, lets move on to something much more pleasant. Like FLOWERS!! Since before we closed, there has been a planter that sits just to the left of our front stairs. It looks like terra cotta but … Continue reading

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Well It Wasn’t A Sandwich

I’m back from the basement. Still alive. Although after several dive bombings from the flies, I wasn’t sure if I’d make it. Friday, after freaking out about the swarm of flies in my basement, I mustered the courage to get … Continue reading

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It’s Probably Not a Dead Body. Right?

Last night at about 8pm, I went to the basement with the intention of taking some measurements and prepping for today. Today is the first Friday I have had off and free all summer and I have great plans to … Continue reading

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Television Free!

2 weeks ago, the Cablevision bill was $152.51. It is now $49.95. Account Detail Payments 02/14 Payment-Thank You $152.51 cr Total Payments $152.51 cr Cable Television/iO 03/01-03/31 iO Silver Package $60.95 **Special Optimum Promotion** (Includes Basic at $8.90 and Franchise … Continue reading

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I’m Melting!

I’m melting, melting. Oh what a world, what a world! We spent last summer renovating but actually lived in a completely brand new apartment. Of course the apartment had air conditioning. Sanding spackle in the bedroom left droplets of sweat … Continue reading

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Collect This!

Do you have plans for tonight?? You do now!!  The Grand Opening of the 239 Collective Space is tonight and you should totally be there! The new exhibit, Collect This! is opening tonight too. With Glocally Newark & Hell’s Kitchen … Continue reading

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White on White

While redoing the downstairs is far far away on the TO DO list, I’m dreaming of light & bright. The blue, red, yellow & green fun-house just isn’t doing it for me. How lovely are these?? I think this one … Continue reading

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How To: Diamond Tufted Headboard, Part 3

In Part 1, I showed you how I turned this – into this – In Part 2, I made the inset panel – Punched out the holes for the buttons – And covered it with batting – Now onto the … Continue reading

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That’s IKEA??

Scrolling through my reader, I saw that IKEA is going for a brand new look for their new catalogue. Check it out! {my favorite set from the whole shoot!} {In my imagination, this was shot backstage of a vaudevillian burlesque show. A … Continue reading

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