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Downstairs Bathroom Makeover: Therapy Complete

I can think of a few dozen DIY projects that have ended with, “Huh. Why the hell did I wait so long to do this?”…

A Long Time Coming

I mean, there’s nothing in the world that can reach down deep into your soul and make you feel all warm and fuzzy like taking…

Words on a Bathroom Wall

Here’s something that is not going to be a shock to anyone who has been reading this website for, oh, longer than five minutes: If…

December 7, 2012 | 26 Comments | Read the Full Article

Renovation Roadtrip: Master Bath Demo Begins

So, I’ve been talking about tearing the master bathroom out for… how long have I owned this house? Eight months? Yes, so basically every day…

October 25, 2012 | 9 Comments | Read the Full Article

Upstairs Bath: Inspiring Another Move

The closer the upstairs bath gets to “finished” the more likely it is that the final product will convince me to do something no one…

Fake Skull, Fake Chalk, Real Toilet

Continuing with the theme of just having a ton of fun in the upstairs bathroom– no, I didn’t hit anything else with a hammer– I…

Upstairs Bath: Running Water & Other Exciting Things

Despite the rocky start, I’ve made so much progress on the upstairs bath this week that it almost feels like I have a magic wand….

Hammers, Blood & Magic (so just a normal weekend, then)

This weekend was such an epic two days of progress and disasters that I don’t know if I can quite find the words to describe…

Plumbing 101: Replacing Delta Jetted Shower Trim

Hey, what’s it called again when you buy a bigass house with three full bathrooms and none of them contain a working shower? Oh, right….

Liberty House Master Bath: Satisfying My Need To Hit Things With a Hammer

I’m still in the process of disentangling myself from all of the red-tape surrounding buying a house at auction, so in an effort to feel…

February 19, 2012 | 20 Comments | Read the Full Article

Home Maintenance 101: Uncloging a Sink (Without Vomiting, Kind Of)

I’m going to start this post out with a disclaimer: If you’ve eaten recently, or are thinking about eating in the next, oh, eternity, you…

January 23, 2012 | 18 Comments | Read the Full Article

Soaked (Finally)

Check this off the list of Things-I’ve-been-mentioning-for-a year-and-can-finally-shut-up-about: This house now has one big bathtub. (Technically I’ve only really been pining after it since it…

Building a DIY Mirror Frame

I’d been having a little difficulty picking out mirrors for the master bath. And by “a little difficulty” I mean that I developed a twitch…

A Half-Working Master Bath Is Better Than Nothing

Last weekend wasn’t all fun and playing with jigs, you know. There was serious work to be done to get the Master Bath ready for…

Third Time’s A Charm (For Concrete Stain)

Well, I finally got out of my things-aren’t-working-out-the-way-I-planned funk about the concrete counters, which, if you remember had was preceded by a slight issue with…