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Jaime Derringer/Julia art + classic black Nielsen frames

Art Attack #3

You guys are thrifty. You know as well as me that secondhand classic, clean-lined frames …

November 24, 2014 in Art Attack
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El cheap fabric that I loved from JoAnn Fabrics.

Eccentric Pillow-making

Some year+ after purchasing what the salesperson told me was “the ugliest fabric [she] ever …

November 19, 2014 in Decor, DIY, Living Room
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Electrical outlet by Legrand adorne in Gloss White.

More Adorne: Cost-Savings Edition

Due to a well-timed partnership with Legrand last year, I had no good reason to put …

November 13, 2014 in Bedrooms
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A pretty birch wood pegboard in our home. A DIY Network craft project.

DIY Network: Latest and Greatest

I finished up a really big project this month–painting my kitchen cabinets–and with that monstrosity …

November 07, 2014 in DIY, DIY Network Projects
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Lap shelving system installed in our dining room.

Meet Lap

Hey Lap. No regrets, you’ve beyond exceeded my expectations… and your packaging exceeded that of my …

November 06, 2014 in Decor, Dining Room, Organized
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Our kitchen table, circa 1993.

The Traveling Table

In the early ’90s, this custom tabletop was made by uncle for a space in …

October 30, 2014 in Uncategorizable
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Eames-inspired coat rack with round beads.

A Mean Midcentury Inspired Coat Rack

We haven’t nailed down great shoe/jacket/bag storage points in our home yet. There are always …

October 28, 2014 in DIY, Kitchen, Organized
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Buying shelving for our dining room on Design Within Reach.

The DWR Vortex

It’s a special kind of night when you sit down to catch up on your …

October 21, 2014 in Dining Room
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Old house inspection.

Back Up

I volunteered to back up my mom’s digital camera a few weeks ago; the Kodak …

October 16, 2014 in Buying and Renting and Selling
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Our huge, vintage chalkboard.

Finding That Big Vintage Chalkboard

Unlike previous years where I hoarded up all of the cheap candles and rehab-able decor that I …

October 01, 2014 in Being Thrifty, Decor
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