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Light and Bright Farmhouse Style Entryway Refresh

Have you ever started a project, only to have it sit for months on end, staring you in the face and taunting you with its unfinished business?  Welcome to our entryway. I applied primer to it in October in a mad fit of trying to make our house look acceptable

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Dining Room Progress

This photo pretty much sums up the dining room before: More wallpaper and kind of boring.  We’ve been using the grey, white, and yellow scheme in the house, and thought the dining room was a good place to take some design risks.  Enter in some grey paint and crazy yellow

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Before and After in the Living Room

Behold our former living room in all it’s wallpapered glory:   So obviously I’m pretty terrible at before pictures.  I’ll try and be better as I do the other rooms.  Anyway, after countless hours of scraping wallpaper and popcorn ceiling (still not totally done that), trying to repair walls, and

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I Painted a Wall!!

I suppose I’ll be painting many more walls in the near future, but this one feels like a triumph.  Here’s the progression: Behold the wallpaper in all its glory!!! The primed squares are previous spots-of-triumph.  The white patches are spots where the plaster wasn’t even because of the water and

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Attacking the Living Room Wallpaper

Lately, I’ve made a new best friend. (Don’t worry Vanessa!)  He’s great at getting into tight places and is my constant companion in the living room.  I call him Scrapey. Since I’ve moved in, I’ve gotten into a good routine for working on the house.  Backyard work in the morning

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We Bought a Fixer-Upper

Have you ever had a really big dream that wouldn’t go away?  All my life I have been obsessed with houses.  Decorating them, building them with lego and, looking for hours on realtor.ca with no intention to buy. This fall a house came on the market in our dream neighbourhood

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Next Project: the Kitchen

The next stretch of days to renovate it finally here!!!  (Can you tell I’m excited?!). Today went much smoother than last time, and the Hermit took Dominic out for the morning, so I had the house to myself for three hours. This week’s mission is to finish as much of

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My Kitchen Renovation Decision Making Process

I really wanted to title this post “Kitchen Tetris,” but I didn’t think it would show up as well in search results. You have two basic choices when you go into a reno: work with what you got or tear it all out.  In our case, we know we have

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