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Wood floors gleaming again!

Our wood floors (both old and new) are fully refinished and stained. Please see this previous post for further information on our wood floors: Floors glorious floors. We matched the original wood stain as closely as possible; a deep antique brown with hints of red to add a glowing warmth (75% Rosewood and 25% Red… Continue reading Wood floors gleaming again!

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Kitchen Cabinet Hutch.

I am not sure how I came upon the idea of a glass front kitchen hutch, probably during one of my lovely evening strolls down the streets of Pinterest. Anyways, I am delighted with the end result! This piece looks as though it is free standing, but it is actually a permanently installed feature of… Continue reading Kitchen Cabinet Hutch.

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Be Our Guest.

Our guest bathroom is a bit small, but what it lacks in size is more than made up by its joyfully vibrant tiles. Please reference these previous posts for further information on our wall tiles from¬†Golem Tiles and our floor tiles from American Restoration Tile: Wall Tiles; Floor tiles.¬†This current bathroom space was once two… Continue reading Be Our Guest.

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Mudroom and mudroom bathroom.

So, as I said last post, our power is on!! This is huge, and I cannot actually wrap my mind around the fact that we are now on the other side of this massive leap. We had to re-do all of the wiring in the house due to the 100 year old knob and tube… Continue reading Mudroom and mudroom bathroom.

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A Glimpse: Bathroom Floors.

Tonight we want to share a glimpse at the bathroom tile floors. It is only a glimpse because almost immediately after installation each floor was covered for protection. The bathrooms all feature the same traditional hexagonal floral pattern, but each bathroom has a different color theme to compliment the beautiful accent tiles unique to each… Continue reading A Glimpse: Bathroom Floors.

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Kitchen Tile Floor.

To follow up on my closet post from yesterday I was going to write about the girls’ bathroom today. I ran by the house this morning to get a few more pictures of the space, but the painters were busily painting the upstairs, and the smell was so caustically strong I couldn’t even walk up… Continue reading Kitchen Tile Floor.

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The Girls’ Closet.

The girls’ closet is not really a closet. A better title for this pleasant little space is dressing room; it is essentially an extension of their living space that just happens to have clothes hanging in the corner. Quirky spaces, like this closet, come hand and hand with an old home; these spaces give our… Continue reading The Girls’ Closet.