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Floored–A”Gripping” Saga of Hardship and Hardwood Episode Three (How It All Turned Out)

If you haven’t read them before, check out Episodes One and Two of Floored–A “Gripping Saga of Hardship and Hardwood. So much has happened since my last post about my flooring renovation that I don’t know where to begin. The fact that I am now referring to what occurred after we picked the stain color for… Continue reading Floored–A”Gripping” Saga of Hardship and Hardwood Episode Three (How It All Turned Out)

Interior Decorating · Interior Design

Floored-A”Gripping” Saga of Hardship and Hardwood Episode Two

So my hardwood saga continues with prepping for the onslaught of dust. One of the many things they don’t tell you when they give you the pitch for refinishing your hardwood floors is that the “dustless sanding system” is a bit of a misnomer. Last week, in advance of the beginning of our project, we… Continue reading Floored-A”Gripping” Saga of Hardship and Hardwood Episode Two

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Floored–A “Gripping” Saga of Hardship and Hardwood Episode One

First, in my defense, just let me say that this whole thing began quite innocently with my simple desire to replace the dingy 20-year-old wall to wall carpeting that graces the entire second floor of my house. Little did I know that it would quickly snowball into a total mishegas. It all started the last… Continue reading Floored–A “Gripping” Saga of Hardship and Hardwood Episode One

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Decorating With Decals For Fun and Therapy

Kids. You endure hours of painful labor to bring them into this world. You spend the next 20 plus years feeding, clothing, nurturing, and educating them and then the little ingrates up and leave you! I know, I know, this is the way it’s supposed to be. The goal is to raise them to be… Continue reading Decorating With Decals For Fun and Therapy

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Don’t Get Knick-Knack Paddywhacked! Learn to Display Decorative Accessories with Confidence

Carefully edited and curated decorative accessories add interest and style to any room but beware: if you go overboard you can end up getting knick-knack paddywhacked! This unfortunate and unpleasant condition can creep up on you over time. You blithely go about life acquiring mountains of fabulous must-have decor like a magpie, gathering shiny objects and… Continue reading Don’t Get Knick-Knack Paddywhacked! Learn to Display Decorative Accessories with Confidence