Author Archives: Scott

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Introducing for the First Time, Outdoor Cheer!

As our house continues to feel more and more like home each year – and not just a construction site where we happen to sleep! – I’ve gradually convinced Kim that decorating for the holidays makes sense. Don’t get me wrong,KEEP READING >

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Re-Wire + 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)KEEP READING >

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Caring for a “Real” Yard (+ a Giveaway!)

This time last year, our poor yard was so covered in sawdust and our contractor’s bevvy of tools that we never really stopped to realize that our front lawn (more of a dirt patch at that point) was almost entirely shaded by 3 mature trees.¬†WhyKEEP READING >

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Swing Hanging Fixing

They say an ounce of prevention is greater than a pound of cure. We must have been sick the day they taught that lesson. While we’re usually fairly careful planners, we were so blinded by DIY porch plans and nail polish-colored paint that weKEEP READING >

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An Un-Tutorial for the Front Steps

As Kim mentioned yesterday, we’ve started to realize around here that once in a while, the better fiscal (and marital saving) decision can sometimes be to hire a job out. And after an almost entire wasted day this past Saturday, the stairsKEEP READING >

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Baseboard How-To (+ Workroom Progress!)

After our recent nook room baseboard update, we had a few questions regarding the actual installation, and after knocking out the trim in Kim’s workroom this weekend, we thought this was a great little room for our rundown. Prying up andKEEP READING >