Armoire Painted and Some Curtains Hung!

We’ll start with the armoire/linen closet.. the first refugee from The Porch of Projects has been painted and relocated to its new home in the upstairs hall! First the before, with the much too faux navy blue crackle: Armoire before painting And now, the after: Linen Closet Armoire after Painting Sorry the picture is so […]

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It’s all about the curtains..

As I mentioned in my earlier post today, we actually DID get quite a bit of work done this weekend (even if I have no pics yet to show for it) for a couple of reasons: 1) My lovely little sister Roxanne is coming to visit the house from LA for the first time tomorrow […]

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Built-ins Be Gone

The two 70’s inspired built-ins our house came with are something I’ve only referenced up till now in passing…but they are (well, were) so craptastic that they deserve their whole own post! Lets start with the upstairs built in.. Please excuse this before picture, it was a shot I took of my TV while it […]

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Day 3 and I’m Only Slightly Less Panicked..

So actually LIVING in the house is really quite different than working on it while having another place to stay… all of the sudden it changes from fun side project into your LIFE. Every can of paint you open and leave on the counter eventually gets in the way of crucial activities such as making […]

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Living Room gets its Crown Moldings..or is it Mouldings?

However you spell it, we thought we wanted it.  Or I always did up until my friend Elliot who owns a renovation company said it wasn’t period appropriate. I’m so indecisive anyway that a little comment like that made me second guess my desire for trim! I had always been under the impression that ALL […]

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