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Refinishing Window Pane Doors

I’ve written on and on about the .2 seconds it took me to walk in the house and fall in love. And how a big part of that was the original stairs, banister, woodwork and fireplace that it took just one glance to see. But another big part of it was the original window pane… Continue reading Refinishing Window Pane Doors

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A start on refinishing doors

It’s been a busy month in terms of house projects and just life in general, which is why I’ve truly been slacking in keeping you guys up to date on everything. I should also mention that we helped Dan’s brother completely overhaul his new apartment, including paint, a mini-kitchen overhaul, and gutted and refinished the… Continue reading A start on refinishing doors

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Heating things up

Remember that story about the rush of emotions that I experienced when first stepping through the front entrance of our house. There were no pictures online, and aside from sneaking a peak through a few windows, we really didn’t know what to expect. It took all of two seconds before I knew we’d found our… Continue reading Heating things up

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Refinishing our staircase

And now for a big piece to our puzzle.¬†One that will make the house look much more put together. Finally finishing our stairs and banister. We really were working with a thing of beauty. A set of old stairs (creaks and all) paired with a beautiful banister that wrapped itself all the way upstairs. Looking… Continue reading Refinishing our staircase

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Refinishing basement stairs

Our back hallway has already experienced a major turnaround. The bright blue walls and broken mirrors were quickly swapped out for freshly painted trim and a “welcome home” sign. But in order to complete the back hall, the basement stairs that lead to our (future) mudroom and guest bath were in need of refinishing. The… Continue reading Refinishing basement stairs