Mr. Kallax Right Now

Pssst…we made a teensy weensy bit of progress on the master bathroom over the Christmas break, but not a lot because we forced ourselves to chill. It was difficult, y’all.  I’ll be back in the coming days/weeks to show you that, but today I’m talking more about the classroom and GG room. Nothing major was …

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*Insert Negative-sounding Title Here*

Psst…I had record-breaking views last week, with 73% coming from new visitors. Based on the titles of last week’s posts that caught your attention, something tells me you guys want to see me suffer/fail. 😉 Well, you’ll be thrilled to know that after 11 years (ELEVEN YEARS!) with no tenant issues, we’re issuing back-to-back eviction …

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I Can’t Sit Still (part 2)

So last time I told you about an ottoman that I found on the curb and re-purposed into a fun little pouf. (The legs will also be reused on our bathroom vanities.) We’re on vacation right now, but I worked up this post about another curb-side find so that my brother wouldn’t have to go …

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Keepin’ It Real

So a while back someone said to me that they wish their house always looked as good as mine does. I almost fell over laughing. (Not really. I’m a very calm and collected person.) Not long after that, someone else mentioned how great my house looked. Um, they weren’t IN MY HOUSE at the time. …

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Bathroom Moodboard

I’m pretty sure I’m the best blog post namer on the face of the planet. If there were blog olympics, I’d bring home the gold in titles. And I’d probably take silver in photography. And maybe bronze in delusional. So yeah, as this brilliantly clever blog title suggests, today’s post is a moodboard for the …

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Checking the Check List

For all of you guys who are following along at home and dying to see an updated check list, get a life here you go. Totally kidding. It’s so completely possible to have a life AND care about other people’s homes. If you guys were blogging, I’d be holding my breath in anticipation of a …

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Where We’re Headed

When we start a major room renovation (like a bathroom or a kitchen, usually) I need to have all other in-progress projects finished. A common thing I’ve heard over the years is, “how can you live in a constant state of construction? I would go crazy.” I get it now. I can’t. I think we …

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Closet Cleanup

Not a lot of DIY happened around here this past weekend. Unless car maintenance counts? We had a gorgeous Saturday, so the hubs decided it was a great time to change the oil and some belt thingy and rotate the tires. (Yes, he is as good with cars as construction. Back off ladies, he’s all …

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