DIY

Clawing for a Clawfoot Tub

I’ve seen some pretty unique things, but when I stumbled upon this, I did a double take. I think I’ve made it well known that I love all things old and historic ….but sometimes they do need a facelift and this was pretty ingenious: So if you have an old tub lying around and would like to do something with it, this may be the idea you’ve been waiting for. To achieve ...

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Why Does Life Get in the Way of My House Projects?

I have been planning this house project for a long time, so I was VERY excited to start on it. However, we had my friend over one night, a girls’ sleep over and a school project to finish up for Monday. Come on people! Don’t you see I have some materials here that I am dying to put up! So, of course it didn’t get finished….sigh. But aren’t you a little ...

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Bathroom Floors of River Rock

You may or may not have noticed in my last post a comment thread between me and a reader about her shower. She is updating her bathroom and had a few questions, so I wanted to show her some pictures to (hopefully) give her some ideas 🙂 Right now, I’m going to address the flooring, as she is contemplating river rock. When people hear river rock, sometimes an image is conjured up ...

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All I Need Is 8 Fewer Eyes and 4 Head(er)s

My pilaster project is coming along nicely and all that is missing is the header. Our local home improvement store discontinued a whole line of molding that I really liked, which really put a damper on things! Oh, well. It just gives me more time to ponder the project. My process is to sit on the floor and stare at the space, the project at hand, current features (molding, architectural details, ...

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