How to Shorten a Bamboo Shade (video)

We're over living in a fish bowl and have window treatments on the top of our list.  The windows in our great room are beautiful-- my favorite in the house.  I wanted to add some warmth and texture to the room and had envisioned bamboo shades.  I Read More
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How to Paint Windows Black (video)

It wasn't even negotiable.  I knew the windows in the #staggreno had to be black. Pretty much the entire design for the house stemmed from that decision.  In a previous post, I shared the drama rama with getting black windows and gave you the different Read More
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Construction Begins: Foundation and Window Wells

I apologize for my little break as of late.  I'm nearing the end of the this pregnancy and I feel like I'm in the last point 2 of a marathon.  So much to do, so little time, and no more energy even though I can see the darn finish line in front of me! Today Read More
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Black Windows

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  Ours was filled with demo and exposing more interesting (read: gross) aspects of the house.  Including a lot of dead bugs hidden under 30-something year-old carpeting.  Don't act like you're not jealous. One Read More
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DIY ROMAN SHADES FROM BLINDS (video)

First, thank you so much for your sweet responses yesterday here and on social media about the new homepage.  I'm so excited for the upgrades to this page as well! On to today's project: DIY Roman Shades From Blinds.  If your house is anything like Read More
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LIVING ROOM DRAPES

The windows in the living room are tallllllllll.  As with most tall ceilings and windows, there's always a dilemma when it comes to window treatments.  I went back and forth with a lot of different options before I settled on the right one.  Here is Read More
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