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The materials used to create wainscoting on my dollhouse walls are: recycled cardboard, basswood molding, balsa wood, and white glue.

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Sauna Wood Routing (aka, how to make a wood paneled wall)

All of the boards for this kind of paneling need to be routed identically so that they fit together tongue into groove. Here’s how the boards fit together: 499 more words


House Flip 341 // The Living Room

One of the most enjoyable parts of remodeling projects is reviewing the before and after photos. Here are a few from a complete house flip we did in 2016.  157 more words


Getting an Overview

Re the install described in my previous post, here I am rolling the wallpaper out on the floor, so I can determine the overall pattern distribution. 62 more words

Farrow & Ball "Lotus" in a Woodland Heights Dining Room

Look at the transformation of this bland dining room!

The pattern could be overwhelming if it were to go from floor-to-ceiling. But here, on just the 4′ above the wainscoting, it’s fun and cozy at the same time. 82 more words

Powder Room-Carpet-B-Gone

Before (from when we viewed the house)

Another Before


So earlier this winter, Adam and I made an unfortunate discovery: After lifting the powder room carpet to reveal an awkward puzzle-piece chunk cut out of the floor and a frightening array of tangled extension cords and heat tape–we were able to anticipate our unfortunate icy fate– 122 more words

Home Improvements

Making the Best Use of Space in a Tiny Laundry Room

Welcome to my odd-but-lovable little laundry room. The smallest room in my house used to be the biggest disaster, but not anymore!

Here are photos of how the laundry room looked right before I moved in. 1,002 more words

Home Staging And Redesign