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DIY Modern Laminate Flooring Plank Wall

Maggie approves!

Our family room (aka Dog Room) was an add-on, so one of the walls used to be an exterior wall. This “used to be outside” wall had brick walls and what used to be the wall of windows is now covered with drywall and wallpaper. I ripped the wallpaper and found that the drywall behind […]

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DIY Modern Wall Shelves

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My husband claimed a spare bedroom as a “man cave.” There was nothing manly about the room. It was more like a storage room until recently – I got tired of looking at the clutter, so I decided to install some shelves.

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Crestview Doors: Austin, Texas

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Updating the front door of our 1955 mid-century modern home is on the top of our “must do (?)” list. We have been eyeing either a doorlite kit or door from Crestview Doors for years. We had an opportunity to visit the warehouse in Austin, Texas to see their products in person. We were greeted […]

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Mid-Century Modern House Numbers

Eames House Numbers!

“We need new house numbers!” – That’s what I have been saying every time I step out in front of my house. Updating house numbers is an easy way to spruce up curb appeal for any mid-century modern homes… So what are my options???

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Danish Modern Chair and Ottoman Restoration Adventure: Part One

seen better days

We are in desperate need of an extra seating for our family room. Every night, three humans and five dogs fight over a space on our only sofa. Usually, only two humans and three dogs win the space. Because we share the seating space with our dogs (yes, they do have dog beds on the […]

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What’s Under Feet and Paws

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Ready for Some Furniture!

When we bought our mid-century modern home, I pledged myself that I would restore as many original features as possible. One of such features was flooring. Our three bedrooms had the original 9” x 9” oak parquet flooring under the carpet which needed to be restored.
Fortunately, there was a flooring company (father and son team) […]

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