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Powder bathroom complete.

Our powder bathroom has come a long way! Not only did we enlarge the space (albeit only by about one foot), but we also enhanced the overall feeling of the space. What began as a small utilitarian beigh bathroom has now become a bright and elegant powder bathroom. Please reference this previous post: Powder bathroom. … Continue reading Powder bathroom complete.

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Powder Bathroom.

The powder bathroom was rather tiny and a bit beige upon purchase. Through the renovation, we gained a little less than a foot of usable space, but those few inches made a large difference in the functionality of this small powder bathroom. To see a full explanation of the powder bathroom “expansion” please see this… Continue reading Powder Bathroom.

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Door Knobs: An Opening to the Past.

  The first time I walked through our home I fell in love with the uniquely enchanting door hardware. Please reference this previous post highlighting our original door hardware: How do I love thee…let me count the ways.  Each door featured a different knob, a different back plate, a different story, a different feeling. Rather… Continue reading Door Knobs: An Opening to the Past.

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Treasures from the attic

When we were cleaning out the attic we uncovered some unexpected treasures! Nothing that we should take to Antique Roadshow, but wonderful reminders of the past. We will keep them and display them in the home once we are finished with the work. Look at this precious cherub of a child and his bunny! This… Continue reading Treasures from the attic