Rugs!

Rugs!

We’re making progress on the living room! I have a trim update / tutorial to post in the next week or so, but for now let me share with you my mini panic attack also known as shopping for rugs on the internet. I love the internet. I love shopping on the internet, but sometimes it can […]

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Burbank Fireplace Un-Updated – Rebuilding a 1938 Fireplace Mantel

Rebuilding a 1938 Fireplace Mantel

People do weird stuff to old houses. For almost 75 years our Burbank house had remained largely untouched… except for the fireplace. The fireplace mantel was the one and only feature to be completely removed and was replaced with a 1970s super-special-teak-mess. To add insult to injury, someone put the wrong type of wood treatment/sealer on the […]

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Living Room Plan

Living Room Plan

The living room is one of the only spaces in the house that isn’t getting a major update. Besides the divider by the front door that I removed right after I moved in (it was a fire-hazard due to some awful wiring choices) there won’t be any structural / layout changes in here. You can see where we […]

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