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Now THAT’S a color.

It’s hard to capture paint color at night (or ever) with a camera, so I’ll give you the with- and without-flash shots both to give…

January 31, 2008 | 7 Comments | Read the Full Article

Wherein my sanity is tested by toothpicks and popsicle sticks…

I’ve decided that getting the office painted and set up upstairs is the next logical project to take on in the house. I’ve also learned…

January 19, 2008 | 9 Comments | Read the Full Article

That girl can drywall…

… but not without a lot of swearing. Just like gravity is a law of Physics, the fact that one project will always lead to…

January 16, 2008 | 10 Comments | Read the Full Article

Typical.

 In a typical week: I spend between 15-20 hours working on some project or another, unless I’ve got a major overhaul going on somewhere in the…

January 12, 2008 | 3 Comments | Read the Full Article

Just about had my fill of stick tiles…

But that isn’t to say the progress isn’t remarkable. Before the basement was a workshop: The “I took this picture after a glass of wine”…

January 9, 2008 | 5 Comments | Read the Full Article

Basement Floor (aka Fun with Stick Tiles!)

For a while there I thought I may actually have lost my project-addiction, killed off by textbooks and lack of weekends. So it came as…

January 3, 2008 | 7 Comments | Read the Full Article

DIY: How To Cope Crown Molding Joints with a Dremmel

DISCLAIMER: I am not a professional carpenter, woodworker, or crown molding hanger. I’m just a girl with a dremmel, some rotozip bits, and a miter…

January 1, 2008 | 36 Comments | Read the Full Article

DIY Fridays

It seems I have finally gotten back into the swing of things. I’d been sitting around just kind of waiting for the jet lag to…

December 31, 2007 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

Chinese Germs & Jet Lag

There is just something about asking your body to readjust it’s internal clock twelve hours into the future and then bombarding it with heavily polluted…

December 20, 2007 | 4 Comments | Read the Full Article

I knew there was beauty in you…

The alternate title for this post was “Master Disaster, Part XXIII” because as we all know, on Garrison Road, things always get worse before they…

September 17, 2007 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

Badass Pergola COMPLETE!

Memorial weekend was one of those power weekends, even though it started out raining, and the patio stones we had meticulously cleared two weekends ago now looked like…

Whoa, Tree.

That’s usually a statement that precedes my slamming on my brakes, and occasionally the squeal of tires before the sound of metal and glass becoming…

November 21, 2006 | 0 Comments | Read the Full Article

A Little Oops

I’ve only been awake for about 45 minutes today, and so far I’m not sure which part of my day has been the most fabulous:…

September 17, 2006 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article