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and we all fall down . . .

well–hopefully not all of us that is. we knew we were playing a waiting game when we bought our baltimore row home. we knew the city had “big plans” for the empty blocks just north of us. as the economy … 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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it’s the little touches.

. . . that add so much. a few years back, my husband found a couple of cherry trees at the family property in western virginia. he thought they would make excellent hand rails in our new home. when he … Continue reading

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i love a motivated husband.

ever since my husband’s phone call two weeks ago (“honey, its tuesday, we need to have the kitchen gutted by 8am tomorrow”), we have been on a mission to get through this kitchen. in two weeks time my husband and … Continue reading

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its mudding time. cause its friday and thats what fridays are for.

. . . cause tuesday was ceiling installation and both wednesday and thursday were for wall installation. so yeah, friday, this means mudding . . . after successfully helping my husband install the ceiling drywall, he spent the following two … Continue reading

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this one’s for my sister.

so we discovered a somewhat dilapidated brick wall behind a “mysterious” bump-out in the kitchen. initially, we intended on placing the crumbling wall back behind drywall once again . . . until my sister spoke up . . . my … Continue reading

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the history is in the walls.

so a while back, my husband and i decided to recess a television into the wall of our living room. in the process, we found a fantastic history of the styles that our home as been witness to. the above … Continue reading

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lets take a moment.

for the beloved linoleum . . . the above is the last strip of plastic to be removed . . . i’m taking a moment to recognize that i may never have to see this stuff again . . . … Continue reading

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from the front. from the back.

the view of the kitchen from both ends of the house.

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how to spend a saturday.

so, you are sitting around on a saturday, wondering “what shall i do today?” craving a tedious task to occupy yourself with? i say, go with unscrewing a few hundred drywall screws. its quite satisfying. (you will have to appreciate … Continue reading

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