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Thursday December 5th, 2013

Thursday November 21st, 2013

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Before & After: Wooden Trunk Make-Under

The idea of painting older (no matter what the quality) used to be something almost everyone loved here. Comments would pile in for vintage dressers that went from brown to bright coral and then there were the in-between years where the balance between “How could you?” and “That’s fantastic!” was pretty even. But these days…

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Thursday November 14th, 2013

Thursday November 7th, 2013

Thursday October 31st, 2013

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Before & After: Sherry’s Dining Room

Today’s before & after comes from Sherry Quam Taylor. Her home was built in 1903 and after demolishing and gutting the entire first floor, she and her husband felt like they finally had a space that felt like their own. In addition to new Tudor archways and crown moulding, Sherry and her husband made over…

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Thursday October 24th, 2013

Thursday October 17th, 2013

Thursday October 10th, 2013

Thursday October 3rd, 2013

Thursday September 19th, 2013

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Before & After: A Quick, Easy, and Beautiful Upgrade for a Standard Ceiling Light

If you’ve ever rented an apartment, you have likely encountered it. The thing that, throughout my years as an apartment renter in New York City has become the bane of my entire existence*. I’m not talking about cockroaches or noisy roommates (although, those things can be pretty bad, too). I’m talking about the Rental-Apartment-Standard-Light-Fixture-of-DOOM. You…

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Thursday September 12th, 2013

Wednesday September 4th, 2013

Thursday August 22nd, 2013

Thursday August 15th, 2013