Category Archives: Projects

Check out all of my projects here – both major and minor, past and present.

Countermeasures

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You may be surprised to find out this post utilizes both definitions. (dun dun DUN…)

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My Bitchin’ Kitchen: Part II

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I promise this is the last time I’m ever going to post this picture of my (not really a kitchen, but doing its best impersonation of a) kitchen. Have I ever mentioned I lived FIVE YEARS with this set up? I feel … Continue reading

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My Bitchin’ Kitchen: Part I

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I have been planning my kitchen for a looooooong time. It’s been more than five years with this crappy set up where a kitchen should be:

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The Fantastic Floor

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When choosing something big for my home, I will inevitably go on a journey. One that takes me down a secluded winding road, through a scary forest, under a barbed wire fence, over a stream of lava, past a dragon, to a … Continue reading

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Killer Stairs: Part 1

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The journey to the basement begins with a single step. And then nine more of them. And, if you’re lucky, you make it there alive…

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Where Am I?

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I’ve made it super easy for you to keep up with my blog this year. It’s now June and I’ve only written two posts. Two. (Well, three, if you count this one…) See, I know you’re busy, so I didn’t … Continue reading

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Slate Sucks.

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The surest way to guarantee that I will tackle a project myself is to tell me I should not be tackling that project myself. Tell me it’s super difficult. Tell me it’s not for the DIYer. Tell me only very experienced people … Continue reading

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My Best Friend’s Closet

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My BFF and I have been friends since we were 13 years old. I’m not even going to tell you how many years that is (because I like to pretend I’m still a kid and that would destroy the illusion), but … Continue reading

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Diagnosis: Window Trim Psychosis

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I’m getting close to painting the dining room. I’ve narrowed my colors down to these few:

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Sofa, So Good

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I had four months and this crazy idea that I might actually be able to install my floor before my couch arrived. I mean… four months. (That’s a third of a year, in case you suck at math.) But four months goes by really quickly. … Continue reading

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I Know My Limits

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Sometimes a job is just too big. Even for me. As much as I like to be the one who does all the work so I can brag about it and then you guys can tell me how amazing I am, … Continue reading

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One, Two, Three, Floor

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I have one… two… three floors (AH AH AH!) to install in my crappy house.

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