Monthly Archives: April 2011

First comes the retro

A little bit of tile goes a long way in transforming this former eyesore. Advertisements

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Asparagus with aged copper

I had this idea to paint the ugly ceiling tiles in the library (now more of an office) a dark brown color. They were discolored and gross and putting up a new ceiling seemed insanely time consuming. After trying out … Continue reading

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Bathroom Strategy

After switching directions a couple of times we’ve got a plan we’re going with for the bathroom: vintage-ish hex floor tile, subway wall tile, the smallest toilet Kohler makes, a compact corner wall mount sink and Benajamin Moore “Soot” for … Continue reading

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Airplane Bathroom….

…tiny and gross. Both the toilet (marked 1926) and sink appear to be original to the house. Ditto the stained and rotten hardwood flooring This room should move along rather quickly–installing new flooring, wall tile, sink, and toilet, re-locating the … Continue reading

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We’re calling it done

A few finishing touches left to do, but at least our only choices aren’t Primo’s Pizza or Chipotle anymore….

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The Girl’s Guest Room

Spent most of my time on spring break last week working on the crown, the trim, the windows, the doors, and the built-in (not pictured) in what has now affectionately been dubbed “the girl’s guest room.” When we finally get … Continue reading

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