Archives for May 2010

Inspiration Edition: Dining Room

I love: -benches as seating -the shape of the table (I might paint it a bold color though) -the crazy ball lights -but most of all, the mismatched white chairs! … [Read more...]

The De-Junking Campaign: Phil’s Closet

I went to put some laundry away yesterday, and I was fed up. I'd had it with this disaster of a closet.So I postponed my general house cleaning and laundry and headed to Ikea. I knew I had some boards down in the basement, and I thought I'd get brackets to turn those boards into shelves running along the bottom of the closet. When I got back from Ikea, I started sawing a board to the right length. 30 minutes and a sore bicep later, I hauled the board upstairs and realized it was too narrow to be … [Read more...]

The De-Junking Campaign

We have way too much crap. All over the house, there's stuff we never use, clothes we never wear, things we wouldn't miss if they were gone. And they are going this summer. I'm on a room-by-room de-junking campaign. If we don't use it, we're gonna lose it.I started with the master bedroom. I went through my closet and dresser as I was exchanging summer clothes for winter. Anything I hadn't worn that season was out. I ironed everything up and took quite a stash to Turnstyle to earn some money. … [Read more...]

Homeownership or When Chairs Won’t Fit Down the Stairwell

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Punch List: Bathroom

-Clean the shower grout. -Clean the bathtub. -Wash the shower curtain. -Repaint the ceiling. -Hang pictures on the wall. -Clean door. -Organize shelves/cabinets. … [Read more...]