Posts for DIY Category

tea-stained napkins

DIY, Wedding - April 22, 2014

My honey and I are getting married in September. We’ve been doing a lot of planning and a lot of…

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So you want to refinish a wood floor

DIY, Old houses - September 4, 2013

I do have better pictures of this. But for now all I have available is what’s on my iPhone because…

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natural laboratory: test bathroom

DIY - March 21, 2013

Natural cleaners: they work. But what works best? I let my bathroom get super grimy and disgusting – all in…

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replacing modern doorknobs

Antiques, DIY, Interiors - July 16, 2012

As a renter, there are three things that I try to replace immediately when I move into an apartment: the…

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diy wood window boxes

DIY - June 5, 2012

If I’m going to write about something this week, it’s going to be renter’s improvements. There are a lot of…

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a painting primer

DIY, Interiors - April 30, 2012

This weekend I gave my bathroom a little facelift. It was the only room in my apartment I hadn’t done…

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who needs a printer?

DIY - April 15, 2012

I was going to assemble yard sale signs by printing Futura Bold in red over old maps, but I couldn’t…

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more diy cat junk

DIY - April 14, 2012

You know what makes these great? Oilcloth. I mean, there’s real oilcloth, and then there’s the bright Mexican vinyl-coated fabric-like…

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diy cat things

DIY - April 12, 2012

I like cats. I like saving money. I also like making things. And while I really appreciate companies that are…

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plants aplenty

DIY - November 30, -0001

So, I have a small apartment, right? With no outdoor space, remember? From before? Okay. I am, however, blessed with…

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