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6 Week Challenge: Lola’s Enchanted Playroom Week 1 and 2

Week 1 and 2 We decided that Lola will get a play room for her birthday this year; not only for her, but for us, too. We have 1350 square feet of unfinished basement to curate, and we wanted to have an out-of-sight-out-of-mind place for the daily messes to be confined to, so we're starting… Continue reading 6 Week Challenge: Lola’s Enchanted Playroom Week 1 and 2

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DIY Build Your Own Shower

A totally doable project for the home owner! "Doable," but perhaps not "fast." Watch the video below for an overview, and read on for more detailed direction. So what we're looking at here is just a set drain pipe and a basic opening for where the shower will go.  The dotted yellow line is where… Continue reading DIY Build Your Own Shower

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French Parlor Doors, Part 1

Project Prep Once again, we are working on a semi-major, structural building project in our house. Now that the fireplace is complete, we are adding parlor doors to the coved entryway between the dining room and the entry/living room. We purchased the French doors from a souvenir shop down the street for $100. They are stained… Continue reading French Parlor Doors, Part 1

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Looks For Less: Chandeliers and Pendant Lights

And we're back for part 2 of our lighting edition.  Let's be real, how much time do you spend looking up at your ceiling?  You probably think you spend plenty of time but let me tell you something - if this is what you're looking at when you look up, you're not spending enough time… Continue reading Looks For Less: Chandeliers and Pendant Lights