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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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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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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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and the award goes to . . .

my husband. while away on a trip with my mother, my amazing husband accomplished this: he relocated recessed lighting (ugh, rookie mistake here, see future post), added electrical plugs, had the plumbing finished, and installed our stone countertops! (posts on process … Continue reading

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do-it-yourself: how to make a “stick” into a handrail.

in my husband’s own words: step 1. find stick (do not be alarmed if the stick is firmly attached to ground and, depending on the time of year, has leaves attached to smaller sticks growing out of it, this is … Continue reading

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