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Leftovers

You know how sometimes you keep things you know you’ll never use? Well, this time, I actually used them! I had some extra tiles from my downstairs bathroom and (who knows why at the time) I had saved a ton of wooden lathe from inside the walls that were resurfaced or removed. 70 more words

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Fantastic Fabric

I bought this huge, fantastic piece of mid-century fabric from a small antique store that used to be in Jamaica Plain. I believe it was called Gumshoe on Center Street, and they supposedly used to rent out many of their pieces to props people on movie sets. 116 more words

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Dining room chair makeover

I am hoping to have these (and 2 other) dining room chairs stripped and refinished. I am trying a different refinisher in Somerville. Hopefully I will have good news to report back soon.

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And Finally, I Can Sit in my Sitting Room!

After a long 12 or so week wait, I got my new sectional. An homage to mid-century, but not exactly. Luckily, around the same time the couch appeared, I managed to finally get my two armchairs reupholstered. 166 more words

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Progress at the crackhouse on the corner

G’lord.
Still not done.
Bored.
Tired of looking at it.
Really want it finished.
Please, help me…
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Remember this project?

Yup; I told you it was going to get out of control! It didn’t just stop at the edge of the driveway; now I had to continue the cobblestones (14 more, to be exact) from the right edge of the tree to the kitchen porch steps. 295 more words

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One Thing Leads to Another

Decisions, Decisions…
So, since I started the driveway project I changed my mind about 50 times; whether or not to use cobblestones; gravel to asphalt and then back to gravel again! 219 more words

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