Category Archives: Big

Big projects

I Crown Thee, Crappy House

My hallway has a slight funhouse quality to it, minus all the warped mirrors and scary clowns. In other words, it’s got a lot of odd angles. Could I have installed crown molding by myself? Hell, yes! I totally could … Continue reading

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I Know My Limits

Sometimes a job is just too big. Even for me. As much as I like to be the one who does all the work so I can brag about it and then you guys can tell me how amazing I am, … Continue reading

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Diagnosis: Window Trim Psychosis

I’m getting close to painting the dining room. I’ve narrowed my colors down to these few:

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Slate Sucks.

The surest way to guarantee that I will tackle a project myself is to tell me I should not be tackling that project myself. Tell me it’s super difficult. Tell me it’s not for the DIYer. Tell me only very experienced people … Continue reading

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Killer Stairs: Part 1

The journey to the basement begins with a single step. And then nine more of them. And, if you’re lucky, you make it there alive…

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The Fantastic Floor

Feature Welcome to Crazy Town

When choosing something big for my home, I will inevitably go on a journey. One that takes me down a secluded winding road, through a scary forest, under a barbed wire fence, over a stream of lava, past a dragon, to a … Continue reading

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My Bitchin’ Kitchen: Part I

I have been planning my kitchen for a looooooong time. It’s been more than five years with this crappy set up where a kitchen should be:

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My Bitchin’ Kitchen: Part II

I promise this is the last time I’m ever going to post this picture of my (not really a kitchen, but doing its best impersonation of a) kitchen. Have I ever mentioned I lived FIVE YEARS with this set up? I feel … Continue reading

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Countermeasures

You may be surprised to find out this post utilizes both definitions. (dun dun DUN…)

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