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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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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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Where Did I Leave Off?

Rolling back into the regular bloggy routine is taking more discipline than anticipated. Perhaps it’s because I haven’t started the summer renos and therefore don’t have much new content. I know I left you hanging on a few projects – … Continue reading

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