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The Girl’s Room Becomes the Nursery

For the first time since 1928 Beechwood will be home to a baby. So, as my due date nears (just a little over a month at this point!) all the pieces have come together to turn the old “girl’s” guest … Continue reading

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Basement Update

We did a pretty lousy job of taking photos of our basement when we moved in–mostly because of how horrific it was. It was in general, pretty scary.  We definitely needed to make it a more hospitable space. Although we … Continue reading

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Refurb–before and after dresser

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Wallpaper on the door.

Unfortunately, we had wallpaper in both bathrooms, one bedroom, the office, and in our entryway. The worst part though, was that we had it on a few doors too. Not sure it was ever cool to wallpaper a door… Anyway, … Continue reading

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Bachelor Pad

As the realtors say “its got such good bones” which is salesperson euphemism for “ugly.” That’s Beechwood, nice design, good construction, lots of character but totally dumpy and out of date. But in really great shape considering it was built … Continue reading

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Catalog Living

Christian told Nicole that he’d have the wood carving of a salty old fisherman done just as soon as their collection of brown pillows was organized Catalog Living  

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Early Labor Day

This weekend was a combination of hunting, gathering,  repairing, inventing and assembling: New, architecturally inappropriate house numbers] Frankenstein Lamp made from bits and pieces of salvage and thrift. Doesn’t keep time, makes strange noises. New back hall shelves, not crooked. … Continue reading

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