Monthly Archives: July 2012

Perhaps My Favorite Makeover Yet

Here’s the $20 Craigslist bench I found the other day during my search for a seat to go with my new sewing table. I wanted something comfortable enough to sit on for a while, but also small enough to not … Continue reading

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My New Old Sewing Table

When we moved the desk I’d been using as a sewing table into Ben’s room, I hit Craigslist in search of a new table. Here’s what I found…for only $50! The table alone was great, but check out what was … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After

Alek’s mom got married yesterday. It was a very sweet, small wedding in North Carolina. She and John make a wonderful couple, and we’re so glad they’ve found each other.

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Another Experiment

Easiest experiment yet – just fill a bottle with oil and water, add food coloring, then add some alka seltzer and watch your homemade lava lamp in action…

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Bathroom Upgrades

We finally made some small-scale upgrades that make a large-scale difference in our upstairs bathroom. Gutting it to replace the barely tolerable tile, vanity, and tub isn’t an option so instead, last weekend Alek replaced the light fixture and faucets, … Continue reading

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A Big Kid Room

I hadn’t expected this change in Ben’s room to tug at my heartstrings as much as it did, but, well, it did. This past weekend we finally got rid of the 20-year-old overstuffed chair in Ben’s room so we could set … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Riley

Reversible dress I made for a friend’s daughter who turns 2 today…

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