Tag Archives: IKEA

Reigning It In

Wow! We owe you guys all kinds of updates! Stephen and I are still here and are working like crazy towards the end of the semester (me) and the Professional Engineering exam (him).  The big test is coming up this … Continue reading

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Console Table Crisis

Ok, so I only titled this post Console Table Crisis because Console Table Dilemma didn’t sound as good, but if I’m being honest it’s probably not really a CRISIS. 😛 Anyway, remember a couple weeks ago when we were trying … Continue reading

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Better than Billy

Before today’s post, Stephen and I both wanted to extend a huge THANK YOU to everybody who commented on our little HGTV announcement yesterday.  You are a huge part of the reason why we shared our bathroom makeover in the … Continue reading

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Adding Green in our Kitchen

I wanted to share a recent addition to our kitchen.  If you’ll recall from this post, it took a lot of work to get our kitchen from here to where it is today.  We scraped popcorn ceilings, took out a … Continue reading

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Master Bath Phase 4: Updating the Vanity

My original title for this post was “English Chestnut, where have you been all my life?” 🙂 We’ll get to the explanation on that one in a little bit… We wasted no time getting back to work on our master … Continue reading

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Dallas Weekend Recap

We’re having one of those dreary wet days like I hear the rest of the country is having today. This kind of weather always reminds me of scenes from one of my favorite movies. via 2, 3 It definitely does … Continue reading

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Surprise! Hi from Dallas

You thought you’d be seeing more of our master bath today, didn’t you? 😉 Sorry to disappoint, but I promise I have a good reason for not posting about the bathroom. I’m actually typing this from a hotel in DALLAS … Continue reading

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A Shocking Revelation

I’ve never been to Ikea.  I know, I know, what rock have I been hiding under? I’ve been browsing Ikea’s site and baulking at their shipping costs, and I’ve decided it might be time to plan a trip to our … Continue reading

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Entryway Privacy

I’m back to share what I did with the rest of that gold ribbon I used for my Christmas wreath.  Actually, this isn’t what I did with “the rest” so much as what I did with 6 more feet of … Continue reading

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How to Build a Floating Picture Rail

Well I told you I’d fill you in on two more projects after the master bedroom reveal, and here’s the first one: building the white picture rail we hung above Stephen’s dresser. After looking all around town and even online … Continue reading

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