Tag Archives: Decor

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 HouseĀ 

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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TV Tray Face Lift

Last fall I picked up three TV trays at a garage sale for a steal… I want to say $1 a piece or something like that. Have you ever shopped for a new set of TV trays? They’re pretty pricey! … Continue reading

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A Little Up-Cycle and A Link Party!

I’ve been searching around for one of those mason jar lotion dispensers. When I couldn’t find one at a price I deemed reasonable, my infinite cheapness kicked in and I started looking into making my own. Cutting that hole in … Continue reading

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Keep Calm…

When I shared the new kitchen decor a few weeks back, I wasn’t really happy with the location of the big chalkboard. Since the frame was so heavy, it had to be attached to studs, which meant our placement options … Continue reading

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Table Transformation

Several months ago I found this little coffee table on Craigslist. I liked the claw feet, the fact that it came with a glass top, and the cheap price, but it took me several months to get around to deciding … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Ahh Christmas! It’s been so exciting to celebrate the season in our new home! It’s also been quite busy, as my store of decorations, sufficient for a small townhome, was nowhere near enough for a whole house! I’ve been busy … Continue reading

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