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And so … on to the next thing

Ah no rest for the wicked…. with the back splash tiling done in the kitchen (more on that later) it’s on to hardwood flooring in the office and upstairs hallways There are really only a couple big jobs left, the … Continue reading

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This taking a break thing is hard work!

Sooooooooooooo…. I’d promised myself I’d take the month of December off of working on the house. I wanted to enjoy the holidays, we have company visiting (my son David is here from Toronto) and I just wanted to relax and … Continue reading

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More adventures in painting

My ed-u-mication in spray painting continues…. I loved the way the early attempts at trims turned out, learned a lot doing doors and bifolds Time to step it up a notch and try something outside my comfort zone…. we’re spraying … Continue reading

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Take a deep breath, hold it, and HOPE for the best!

As we were planning the bathroom the big design problem was the vanity – originally when we were going to use the travertine throughout the bath a dark wood vanity made sense, but then we scaled the travertine back to … Continue reading

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More fun with colours

The Cairo Gold thus far has been a pleasant surprise – even to me. It’s not like I’ve ever picked a paint colour, put it on the walls and said “Oh MY! That just won’t do!” And while the ‘Battleship … Continue reading

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Colours

The wonderful thing about paint is – if you screw it up, fixing it isn’t that big a headache. But, I’m already behind and don’t really want to get into a week of painting the master bedroom. And of course, … Continue reading

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Tiny washroom – Big job

Another thing we can start that won’t cost us anything while we’re waiting on funds is the downstairs powder room. This hideous 1970′s wallpaper, and nasty vanity (matches the kitchen and upstairs bathroom – the previous owners tore it out … Continue reading

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So much paint… so little time.

Even before my dear daughter leaves us on Labour Day weekend to head off on her own adventure known as “college” I kinda figured we’d start with some smaller projects. Like painting the man child’s room. The whole thing with … Continue reading

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