Marimekko catalog, personalized.

Art Attack #4

I’ve spent enough time working in advertising and observing branding to really appreciate when a company …

January 07, 2015 in Art Attack, Decor, DIY
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Big fallen branch in the yard at our rental house.

The State Of The Rental

I’ve been stalling on writing a post about the state of our old house, which is …

January 06, 2015 in Buying and Renting and Selling
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How to relocate a thermostat, stat.


If you’re like “single me,” you probably haven’t paid very much attention to your home’s heating zones – you …

January 05, 2015 in DIY
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Visiting the HGTV Dream House in Martha's Vineyard.

That Time I Visited The HGTV Dream Home

That time? You guys, whoa. Thanks to Delta Faucet for inviting me to come along …

December 29, 2014 in Supporting Sponsors
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Outdoor star light DIY project.

Starry Night

It’s been a couple of months since I highlighted the projects that I’ve created for DIY Network’s …

December 23, 2014 in DIY, DIY Network Projects, Holiday-Related Projects
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How to make a wooden frame for a DIY wall tapestry. Mine features modern Marimekko fabric.

Merry Mari And Other Stuff

The holiday season is completely different now that I have children – it’s a kid-craft explosion …

December 18, 2014 in DIY, Holiday-Related Projects
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Red trees and a vaguely Scandinavian Legrand Adorne wall plate.

Holiday Switch

Legrand challenged me to join its “DIY Holiday Switch” program to demonstrate how easy it …

December 10, 2014 in DIY, Holiday-Related Projects, Supporting Sponsors
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Kenmore Gas Range, baby proofing.

My Range Of Impulsivity

I saw a statistic before the Thanksgiving holiday about the percentage of Black Friday shoppers who bought …

December 09, 2014 in Kitchen
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Sentry Safe Guardian Storage Box in my home.


Hey guys – Thursday 12/4 at 7pm SentrySafe has invited me and a group of other …

December 03, 2014 in Home Safety, Supporting Sponsors
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Stained glass window at the Rochester Airport.


Thanks to a partnership with Delta Faucet, I’m at the airport and on my way …

December 02, 2014 in Merry Travels, Supporting Sponsors
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