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A few years ago I was driving to my parents’ house, and one of their neighbors had a bunch of old windows out at the end of their driveway. Jackpot! Mom and I hopped in her SUV and went back … Continue reading
Many years ago Mom picked up this old dresser for a steal, just sure I’d be able to use it one day as a TV stand or something, and graciously stored it in her basement for me. Well, that was … Continue reading
Mom and her friend, Nancy, sometimes like to go junk picking. On one such evening they came across several light fixtures that someone no longer wanted and was leaving out on their driveway for trash collection. They grabbed it, knowing … Continue reading
My most recent decor-related obsession has been decorative trays. Months and months ago I had made this one from an old picture frame and some scrap fabric. It was a great way to complete the look in the dining room. … 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
When Tony put in the new door for our bedroom (There was no door there before – just an opening. Wierd, huh?) it affected the wall that my long dresser was on; the one highlighted in this post. That meant … Continue reading
First of all, today was a gorgeous, foggy fall morning. Check out this view from the porch. Okay, back to today’s update. We’ve had Charlie for about 3 weeks now, and we are just loving him! However, I was not … Continue reading
My new school got new furniture this year! Usually the district collects and stores all the old furniture, but with several schools upgrading, the furniture depository was full. That meant it was all up for grabs, and this old reading … Continue reading
Believe it or not, I actually finished a couple other projects over the summer in addition to the bathroom. I mostly worked on these while Tony was completing tiling, but then I got so busy with finish work, I didn’t … Continue reading
It’s hard to even picture what our bathroom looked like before. And harder still, because I don’t think I ever took a before picture! It wasn’t a space that we really cared to remember. This is it now, though, in … Continue reading