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Previously, I talked about our accidental basement makeover that kind of just happened while we were working on the other two bedroom renovations upstairs. Today, after alluding to it for months, I wanted to officially share the final result of those two rooms with you, bringing our update of the three upstairs bedrooms to a close. While there are still other projects we’d like to do upstairs, it’s nice to say we’ve at least wrapped up this segment. Now for the first time since we moved in two years ago, I have all bedrooms clean and functional!
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Happy Labor Day, everyone! I hope you are all enjoying your last official hoorah of summer. Bart and I debated what to do over the long weekend…should we go somewhere and do something exciting, or should we work to finish one of our ongoing projects at home? Eventually we decided to tackle a new project, replacing a light fixture downstairs. Four days, five sheets of drywall, a trip to Ikea, multiple gallons of joint compound, and a pile of demolition debris later, we still haven’t quite gotten our new light fixture installed.

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After six months, I’m finally calling it. Stick a fork in it, because I’m declaring the Spare Room #1 renovation D-O-N-E.

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What better way to celebrate four months in our house than with this photo of our spare bedroom?

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Last Sunday, Bart and I braved crummy weather and weekend crowds and headed to the mall. It was really just an excuse to get out of the house, as it’s easy to hibernate when it’s cold and damp in the dead of winter. While we were there, I went in a store that had some cute decor featuring silhouettes of animals on curtains and in picture frames. I even shared a dressing room with a framed silhouette of a dachshund, which I found absolutely adorable. It got me inspired with the possibility of making some art of my own.

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