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Swinging from my (new) Chandelier

When you buy a house, everything that is attached to the house stays – that means the oven, dishwasher etc and … lighting. Which can be sometimes great (I love the dining room flush mount Art Deco lamp), or can be terrible (the brown overworked gigantic fan in our bedroom made the room tiny and was just not our taste). 105 more words

The Renovation

New rug brightens up our Living Room

When we went crazy at Nebraska Furniture Mart, we bought a dark rug for the dining room but ended up using it in the living room. 57 more words

The Renovation

Thea and CioTToLiNa at The Living Room

Now open at The Living Room, the delightful art and music venue operated by Owl, Daallee and Nora, is a new double-header exhibition, one I’m particularly please to see take place, featuring as it does the work of sculptress CioTToLiNa Xue, who is displaying her work alongside the equally eye-catching 2D art of Thea Maiman. 464 more words

SL Art & LEA

Finishing up the Living Room

It was a rainy and cold day┬áin November, and after painting the walls of the Living Room, we decided to finish this project by painting the mantel, trim, windows and built-ins in the gorgeous… 121 more words

The Renovation

All The Beauty We Cannot See

My grandparents on both my Mom’s and Dad’s sides had beautiful old homes. Compared to the post-war bungalow where I grew up, their houses displayed craftsmanship of wood, and plaster, and creative details that my own house didn’t have. 790 more words

The House

Painting the Living Room | Part III

We considered replacing the drywall in the living room because the seams were showing. We ended up patching/mudding them instead.

As you can imagine, the sanding process is quite messy and after our first experience with the Guest Bedroom, Matthew protected the other room with plastic sheets. 57 more words

The Renovation

Painting the Living Room | Part II

After the first (failed) attempt to find the perfect color for our living room, I got *slightly* obsessed with finding THE color. I set my eyes on gray. 124 more words