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June 2018

Adding a New Window-We now see the light

Adding a new window in a room.  Sometimes you just have to admit defeat and see the light. Favorite

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February 2018

Washroom Overhaul Part 1

Let me introduce you to my washroom- When I bought my house back in 2011, I knew that it was a flip and that I would probably encounter a few questionable repairs and reno’s.  Coming from a family that built houses and apartment buildings, I am not easily intimidated when it comes to building and […]

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June 2017

Dining Room

The Dreaded Dining Room-that’s what I used to call it! It’s been almost 6 years that I’ve lived in this home and I have to say that there have been many changes. When I bought the house in 2011 it was basically “move in ready”-or so I thought.  The walls were all painted in neutral […]

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April 2017

The Start of a New Adventure

How it all started. Here a view from the Eastern Townships Appalachian Mountains from a client’s home from the days when I use to “beautify gardens” I’ve owned 6 homes in my life.  It’s not to brag.  It is what it is.  Every home, though, was meant to be long term.  I always treated each […]

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April 2017

Laundry Room Over Haul

It was an unorganized laundry room begging for a makeover.  User unfriendly for vertically challenged people. The poor layout made things hard to reach unless you were 6 feet tall (I’m 5’2).  There was also a lot of wasted space due to the cramming of everything against the back wall and because this first floor […]

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March 2017

Salvaged Storage

Salvaged piece becomes handy storage. I notice everything-especially when an antique shop is having a “Closing Sale”. After I inspect what is left for sale, I move to the basement to see if there are any good deals on old windows or doors.  Nope nothing. Then I sneak into the work shop and BAM, there […]

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February 2017

Doors, Doors, and more Doors

It often happens, in my line of work, that I either find stuff, stuff is offered to me, or I buy stuff cheap that I feel could be useful and inspirational. That’s why I ended up with a few doors despite the fact that I try to manage the flow of stuff in my garage. […]