Dining Room Renovation: Week 2

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The first week of our dining room renovation saw a lot of fast progress with plaster repair, electrical, and hanging our ceiling medallion and antique chandelier. This week was about making the room feel cohesive with a very simple but yet huge game changer: primer and paint. In case you missed our other dining room renovation […]

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Dining Room Renovation: Week 1

dining room ceiling medallion

Our dining room renovation is under-way and, dare I say it…going fast! See what we accomplish in Week 2 and what our dining room plans are. It started last weekend with wiring the electric for a switch and the antique crystal chandelier with the help of our friend Keith. It’s a good thing he was […]

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Dining Room Renovation Plans

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Lemme tell ya, restoring an old home or renovating a fixer upper is never a sprint, and always a marathon…unless you’re HGTV of course! But our dining room renovation has been a work in progress from the time we moved in over a year-and-a-half ago. Within the first few months after moving in we took out […]

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How To Install A Switch on a Sconce Light

This past summer when Karl and I were renovating our master bedroom, one of the ideas we came up with was to install hardwired sconces on either side of the bed. Sconces in the bedroom save the limited tabletop space side tables provide and are aesthetically pleasing, so it was an easy decision for us. […]

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