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Friday, January 31, 2014

Measuring Your Bathroom for Subway Tile

If you are like me, you may have been poring over Pinterest and Houzz for months in preparation for your next home renovation project, but when the time comes to actually place the orders for all the fixtures and supplies, you find yourself scrambling.

When it came time for me to order our bathroom tile, I had some measuring to do.  

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Repairing Pet Damage to Hardwood Floors

What can you do about hardwood floors that have been destroyed by "pet damage" — in this case, dog urine? You can steel yourself for a sharp blow to the budget, my friend. This is no easy DIY.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Final Bathroom Design

My Inspiration Board!
After many hours spent poring over Houzz and Pinterest, shopping tile stores in Chelsea, and comparing samples, I've decided that the bathroom in our 1940s mid-century apartment is going to be a modern take on the classic subway tile bathrooms of the era. 

Here's the plan.