Category Archives: Before and after

That Dang Light

Hi Y’all! Long time. Guess what? I finally finished the bedroom light! I had some setbacks, but it’s done, and I’m really happy with it. Remember back in March when I started all this? I spotted a type of light … Continue reading

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Rehab: the chair

The neighbor across the street was moving and discarded this chair on the sidewalk. Solid wood utilitarian fabulousity from the earlier half of the 20th century. I thought it was vinyl at first, but it turned out to be leather … Continue reading

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Ye olde kitchen makeover

Before I started this blog, we re-did the kitchen. It was the first major project we did after moving in two years ago. The budget-conscious goal was to spend $2000 or less on the whole thing. We didn’t quite achieve … Continue reading

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Before and after: A little coat of paint

Over the past few months we’ve made some changes to the exterior of our house. It’s not finished, and I’m not sure it ever will be, but it’s substantial enough that I wanted to show  you what we’ve done.

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