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Deuce Cities Henhouse

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 READ MORE
in Around the House, DIY, Entry Way, How-To, Reveal
So this "spring thing" isn't happening here in Minnesota, it's sad to say at the very least. Today we are seeing our first sunny day in over a week, and the temp is still hovering around 40º. The weather reports say that maybe by the end of next week we might see 50º, still 10º less than the average temp for this time of year. Oh and everything is still covered in snow, something I don't think READ MORE
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in Around the House, Decor, Entry Way

My New Nelson Bubble Lamp

Woohoo, I am making progress on this to-do list, more on the boring stuff later this week. For now, I am basking in the glory of finally adding something nice to our entry way area, this new Nelson Bubble Lamp. Remember a few weeks ago how I told you that after cleaning out the basement project area I decided to sell my letterpress? Well this is what I bought with that money, and man, this light READ MORE
in Around the House, Decor, Entry Way

Entry Way Ideas

So I've been giving the entry-way-re-do a lot of thought throughout the last 2 days. I've really appreciate the comments and feedback you guys have given me since posting about my dilemma earlier this week. Christine made the suggestion that I should think about laying down a runner instead of a standard rug. I don't know why but this never occurred to me. I had considered rugs for the space READ MORE
in Around the House, Decor, Entry Way, My House

Some Things Never Change

Do you have that one space in your house that has never really changed since you've moved in?, cause I do! Our entry way is beyond blah, and we've barely touched it since buying our house because... I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT TO DO WITH IT!! We moved in (March 2010) and since then we've painted, added a desk, tossed a ridiculous (and super ugly) oversized pillow on the radiator/built-in-bench, READ MORE
in Around the House, Entry Way, My House