Tag Archives: Decor

Sofa Table Gifts

My grandparents have this little black table in their entryway, and apparently my mom and her sisters have coveted it for years.  Well, Mom decided it was time they all had the table, and that surely I could build it. … Continue reading

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Flag Day Wreath

Happy Flag Day! In honor of this patriotic holiday, I put together a very quick little project – a patriotic wreath.     A burlap wreath is truly one of the easiest projects to put together. It requires just a few … Continue reading

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Simple Organization Upgrades

   We’ve been taking things pretty easy around here lately. Tony’s been doing homework like crazy, and when he’s not working we’ve been playing KC tourists a bit – staying on the plaza, visiting the zoo, eating out and seeing … Continue reading

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Nursery Project 1: Glider

Tony purchased this glider for Baby’s room a couple months ago from our favorite shopping spot, Craig’s List.       It was already white, which is the color I wanted (Yay! No painting!), but the cushions were in bad shape. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas! You should really read this one.

Our holiday plans changed unexpectedly, so we were able to book a last minute getaway to Florida! You gotta love Christmas on a beach!   It also seemed as good a time as any to announce that we’re having a baby! … Continue reading

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The View Out My Window

Before we taught overseas we had to take an online course about the International Baccalaureate philosophy. The first assignment was to describe what you saw out your window. There were people in the class from all over the world, so … Continue reading

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Bedroom Makeover

We actually embarked upon this project only because we bought the new bed, and it just made sense to paint the walls before we put it in. As usual, everything spiraled from there! This post highlights all the changes we … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Post: A Guy, A Girl, and a Really NEW House 

Welcome to the Mile High City and to the home of Mike and Monica, fans of A Guy, A Girl, and A Really Old House! A few years ago, we settled in beautiful Denver to raise our family and bought … Continue reading

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Ugly Shed

We have an ugly shed. It’s sort of a given in this part of town. Have an old house? You have an ugly shed, or a decrepit garage, or something like that. But we were supposed to be hosting (providing … Continue reading

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Faux Etched Glass

   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

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