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Category Archives: Hall
So… I’ve had these shadow boxes for ages now, just waiting to display all the great photos and history I was going to find about our house. Unfortunately, that hasn’t panned out quite like I’d hoped. Apparently the city and … Continue reading
One project I wanted to tackle almost immediately after we moved into this house a year and a half ago was to etch the glass on our front door. The previous owners had placed a heavy red curtain over … Continue reading
I LOVE our house. Sure, it’s insulated with straw (in at least one place), every wall has a crack in it (usually multiple), and the windows rattle every time the wind blows, but it’s my little piece of history, … Continue reading
These are things I know to be true about myself: I like pretty things. Don’t get me wrong – function is important! But it has to be pretty too. I am thrifty. Living on an island really helped hone this … Continue reading
This project took SO much longer than I expected it to, with delay after delay. I didn’t want to risk getting all that plaster or mortar dust on the fabric though, so the wait was totally worth it. Here’s an … Continue reading
Part of the front hallway makeover (It truly is almost done, and has been for weeks. All that’s left to finish is the trim!) included work on the stairs. The work needed here was minimal. Well, if you want to … Continue reading
The front hall redecoration is well under way! A few weeks ago Mom and I took down the old, gold wallpaper, confirming Tony’s suspicion that those walls are still plaster. Goodbye ugly gold! Luckily, they’re in decent shape, but not … Continue reading