Deuce Cities Henhouse

New Chair Don’t Care

Friends! We decided to celebrate the basements first birthday by giving it a new side chair -- just what every one year old basement wants! Honestly, it didn't go down like that. It was my intention to have a mid-century orange swivel chair reupholstered in a dark blue (that was about a year ago). However, doing something like that takes initiative and action, and it was obvious that we (I) were not showing one sign of follow through. Clicking internet buttons is just way easier. So, it was READ MORE
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in Around the House, Decor, Inspiration

Entryway Makeover : DIY Copper Plant Stand

Hey Guys! Hope all is well with yas. I've been doing a little webhost rearranging over here, and haven't had access to the site for the last few days. I'd appreciate it if you could please let me know (in the comments) if you notice any weird hiccups with the site. Thanks in advance on that one :) Okay fools, so I've initiated phase two of my DIY craziness. Believe it or not, I'm not a big fan of DIY when it comes to home decor. I should rephrase that, I like it when it's done well, which READ MORE
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in Around the House, DIY, How-To
Guys, Who am I? Two posts in one day? FTW! Like I said, I've been brimming with ideas for the house. The first was to customize this round mirror from Ikea. Unlike so many other mirrors the Skogsvåg mirror from Ikea was the perfect size for my small space. At 18" wide it fit this odd shape created by our staircase just perfectly. Plus the frame of the mirror is made from wood so it makes it easy to modify, unlike some of it's metal framed counterparts. Also, did I mention the price, READ MORE
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in Around the House, DIY, How-To

Finally! My New (old) Front Door

I’m pretty stoked about this new (old) front door situation, guys! Where do I begin? Our old front door was one of those gross aluminum storm windows that people of the 80’s liked to replace old beautiful wood storm and screen doors with. Our aluminum storm door was not only super ugly but it was also installed in a v. uncool crooked sort of a way, and there was nothing that could be done to fix it, except replace it. Replacing the front door has always been high on my to-do list, but never READ MORE
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in Around the House, DIY

Coming Home to a New Rug

Hey Guys. Sorry for the radio silence. I didn't intend to be gone so long. The kids are on summer vacay, and now that everyone is kinda old, summertime has been really fun! The boys' friend Elsa is staying with us during the weekdays -- we've been spending mornings at the beach for swimming lessons, and evenings at the park for little league. I'm trying out that free range parenting thing, the kids are so grown up, its really been pretty wonderful to see them find pride in responsibility. READ MORE
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in Around the House, Decor