We Built a Closet!

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Stefan and I have been trying to take a break from working on the house, while Conner and Dianne are in town visiting, but I wanted to finished the closet really bad. So, Conner and Dianne decided to help us out and finish up the last of the master closet. They helped build the last shelf and hang

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The Loft

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Connor and Dianne are coming to visit today, so Stefan and I threw the bed back into the loft and (finally) moved ourselves into the master bedroom. The guest bed was taken out of the loft when Jamie and Brian laid some of the flooring we had left over up there. Unfortunately, Stefan and I have been so

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Closet Fruition!

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Stefan and I layed out the design for our master bedroom closet and purchased 3/4" cedar plywood a couple of weeks ago. We finally started building a couple of days ago and it's starting to come together! The plywood that will be built. Day 1 - Building floor to ceiling center shelf Since the center shelf is floor

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Cooking in the New Kitchen

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Our kitchen is finally fully functional! Here is Stefan cooking lasagna on his birthday (12/18): The kitchen isn't quite finished, but it works, so we are happy :). To finish the kitchen, this is what needs to get done: ~ Cabinet doors hung ~ Pantry/wine refrigerator/wetbar area to be built and installed ~ Breakfast bar to be built

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Gravel Driveway – Affordable?

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Summer and I are still working hard on the house everyday. It is funny, we moved down to Puerto Rico for a more relaxing tropical lifestyle and I am busier than I have ever been in my entire life. Ha, I guess that is just how it goes when you build a house. Now that we have the

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Stupid West Elm!

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Damn you, westelm.com! I found the perfect day bed for our guest bedroom and they won't ship to Puerto Rico. A day bed seems like the perfect solution for our guest bedroom. Since there is a queen size bed in the loft area, we've been going back and forth on if we were going to get another bed

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Our Sexy Techno Bathroom

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We are keeping the upstairs of our house somewhat tradition when it comes to the interior design, so we decided to get a little buck wild, insane, um, creative, with the downstairs. For the downstairs bathroom, we picked out a dark gray (almost black) tile for the floors, light gray tile with oriental accents for the shower and

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Faux Finish Paint – Summer’s Office

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Before my last trip to San Diego, I wanted to get the paint done in my office. Unfortunately I was rushed, didn't read the faux painting instructions and it wasn't turning out the way I wanted it. So I abandoned the project, until today. Here is the base coat + partial paint that didn't turn out: I'm doing

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A Comfortable Place to Sit

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Since the upstairs flooring has been laid, we decided to set up the living room set that was delivered a few weeks ago (and has since been sitting in huge boxes in Stefans office). Here is the dark brown leather couch and chair we got at Rooms To Go in Mayaguez: We picked up the carpet at the

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