Monthly Archives: October 2013

Wallectomy: The Surgical Removal of Load Bearing Walls

I moved into my crappy house in July of 2011. By January of 2012 I had made little progress on the east wing due to the fact that removing load bearing walls is neither easy nor free. Who knew? (Only … Continue reading

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What’s in the wall??

Hundreds of WASPS!

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My Chandelier Makeover

I love chandeliers. They’re ridiculously trendy now, but about 5 years ago, when I needed a black one for my bedroom, the only reasonably priced ones I could find were from stores in the UK. (That happens to me all … Continue reading

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My Crappy Basement

Don’t go down the stairs! Just trust me…

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I ♥ My Bathroom

Ironically, my bathroom was the first room in my house to stop being crappy. (Get it? Bathroom…? Crappy…? Oh, never mind.) It was fully renovated before I moved in and it didn’t cost me anything. I know! What??

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Torn Apart and Reassembled

I got the keys to my crappy house on Wednesday, May 18, 2011. On Saturday, I showed up with my pry bar and hammer, ready to kick some ass and do some demo. As I mentioned before, I was very … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Jungle

Not only is my house crappy, but my yard is extra crappy with a side of crap. Supersized. This past weekend, I planted a lawn. Well, it remains to be seen if it will be an actual lawn, but I … Continue reading

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The Plan

I have so much I want to share with you, but first things first. This post is dedicated to the floor plan. Continue reading

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House Tour

Hey! It’s me! It’s you! It’s my first post ever! I thought I’d begin my blogging adventure with a house tour. I’m going to advise anyone who gets motion sickness to maybe take a Dramamine now and wait about an … Continue reading

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