Painting Continues

The rooms in my house are all painted!!!!! Despite G$ and I both really, really, really disliking painting walls, we have officially painted every single room in our new condo!  Now, the only untouched walls are the interiors of the two bedroom closets, which I keep putting off because they’re filled with clothes. (I’ve already painted the inside of all the other closets.) I also kept putting off painting the kitchen. I was only going […]

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Tales from My Sickbed

It’s Monday! That means I should be giving you a tour of all the amazing work I accomplished over the last week (potentially longer, as I have yet to give you many tours at all.) Sadly, I spent the majority of my weekend under a heap of blankies and tissues, trying to keep a cold at bay. This led to little time for project finishing, picture taking, or post writing. Instead, who wants more pictures […]

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Why Marrying Fabric is a Great Idea and Other Musings

I’M BACK!! Did I fall off the face of the Internet? Hardly. I’ve just been that magical combination of super busy and super lazy that makes the typing of a blog post seem unduly onerous while I’m willing to spend seven straight hours painting the basement in a Buffy-and-fumes-fueled haze. Greg’s out of town this week, so I’m taking advantage of the empty house to turn it on its head! Lucky for you, I’m going to […]

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DIY Painted Storage Boxes – The World’s Easiest IKEA Hack!

Have you ever looked at your house and thought, “Wow, this looks pretty good!” Then you pick up a camera and suddenly the place looks terrible through the lens? Well, that’s what happened to me this morning! All the little things your mind’s eye can easily overlook – dangling wires, a stack of mail, the extra tile you have stashed under a console – the camera picks up on all of them! Luckily, today’s post features […]

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The Old Apartment

Is anyone else familiar with the Barenaked Ladies song The Old Apartment? It’s about a singer who, during a bout of nostalgia, revisits an apartment that he used to live in and is distraught at all the changes that the new tenants have made. The entire time I lived in my old apartment, the song was essentially my anthem. I loved that apartment and I knew that one day, the place wouldn’t be ours anymore and […]

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