Monthly Archives: October 2014

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Rewire + Convert

The guest room got a simple lighting upgrade! It’s the Eden Pendant from CB2, which by the way, much like our headboard, has been in storage for a handful of years. Originally intended for somewhere in the condo, Kim scooped up the (then $50) light, with the intention of converting it to a hardwired ceiling pendant; well, it never happened.KEEP READING >

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One End Table Solved

Our guest room is thisclose to completion, but while we wait for the final pieces to fall together, let’s switch gears to the living room – a room that, for the most part, could be considered complete, but let’s be honest, this is us. Maybe it’s because we started by selecting pieces and color schemes that were outside ofKEEP READING >

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Headboard!

The guest room just upstaged our sad, untouched bedroom by a landslide. This headboard, by the way? We’ve had it for years! Scott spotted it in the alley behind our former condo building while walking Jack. He ran inside, yelled inaudible words of excitement until I followed him downstairs, and minutes later, we were hauling that alley findKEEP READING >

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Shelves + a Desk + a Giveaway!

There are cute things happening in the guest room! Let’s go! This month, we teamed up with Ace Hardware to gather supplies that would warm up our guest room and make it a place that would be inviting for our friends and family. For this project, we put our vintage school desk to work, incorporating it into a neat stack of shelves that, as aKEEP READING >

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Stairs! Done!

Aah, our stairs. We’ve been slowly – very, very slowly! – working on them since we moved into this house two summers ago. After taking down a handful of walls to open the foyer (the first step to transition our two-flat into the single family home it is now), ripping up the old maroon carpet and encasing the chipped, crackedKEEP READING >

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Cities In the Guest Room

Like a habit we can’t kick, every time we walk past the guest room, we have to open the door and stare at the wallpaper. It’s just so pretty! And shiny! We only wanted to do one accent wall, as it was a way for us to create a zone for seating, a small light and perhaps a tiny table. This isn’t the first time we’ve doneKEEP READING >