Category Archives: renovations.

storage, storage, who wants some storage?

we do. that’s who. it should be noted that we are constantly amazed at how time seems to disappear once a small human enters your life . . .well, perhaps not completely surprised, given that we are ever-so-quick to drop … Continue reading

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skinny seating for a skinny home.

one of the more milder projects we have embarked on is to start to make the dining room look as sophisticated as our kitchen . . . last spring, i started looking into alternatives to the standard dining room table … Continue reading

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we resolve to stick with this resolution. . .

four months late. so its been over two years since we overhauled our kitchen and over a year since we updated this blog . . . our sincerest apologies. between tiny human, work endeavors, the incessant desire to attempt to … Continue reading

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for your viewing pleasure.

wanna know how to you work a sexy tube television in a 13-foot wide home? you don’t. you buy a flat-screen television. when my husband and i first bought our home in baltimore in 2007, we knew that purchasing a … Continue reading

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stairway to . . .

basement. as we progress in updating our home, recent projects have been either placed on the¬†accelerated¬†timeline (to be complete pre-baby arrival) or on the extended timeline (for post-baby arrival). one of the ones that made the short list was carpeting … Continue reading

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a handy-dandy pot filler.

. . . cause that is what everyone needs . . . in our initial design of the kitchen, we took into account all the things we wanted and all the things we needed. during those initial discussions, we resourced … Continue reading

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a smooth transition.

one might not think it necessary to put much emphasis on a threshold (you know, that small area between one room and the next). i certainly didn’t. but ask someone about stubbing a toe on or getting a splinter from … Continue reading

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so long darling dish washer.

you served the house well . . . did an excellent job at keeping up with the wife’s cooking escapades . . . a remarkable effort was shown in eliminating traces of beer tasting events . . . i thank … Continue reading

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the touch, the feel of . . . granite?

being married to a stone carver makes for an interesting adventure when picking out stone. i am, by nature, a fairly conservative individual when it comes to style — especially when it comes to spending substantial money on something that … Continue reading

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go towards the light.

. . . all you filthy, nasty stovetop grease. when looking at appliances, we debated on what combination of features would work best in our narrow space. we decided that the gas range with double ovens, and an over-the-range microwave … Continue reading

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