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Remodel, Part 29: New Stairs and Phase 3 Done

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If you recall from Remodel, Part 26: Phase 3 New Hardwood Stairs and Loft and Remodel, Part 28: New Handrail, Brent had ripped out old carpeting and installed new hardwood floors and stairs.

In addition, he made us a new handrail.

Then stain guy came in and stained the loft floor…

. . . → Read More: Remodel, Part 29: New Stairs and Phase 3 Done

Remodel, Part 28: New Handrail

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Phase 3 Remodel seems to be moving right along. Remember the old handrail in the entryway?

Well… look at the progress… We have a new newel post and handrail. Brent made a custom end cap for where the handrail connects to the wall.

New spindles… no more curly ones..

Hi, Kate! . . . → Read More: Remodel, Part 28: New Handrail

Remodel, Part 27: New Loft Paint and Floors

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Ready to continue with yesterday’s Remodel, Part 26 story?

The paint that was in the loft had been there since the house was built in 1993…

Now, look at it… the color from the entryway (Sherwin Williams Sticks and Stones continues up the stays and into the loft. The Craftsman-look trim is now . . . → Read More: Remodel, Part 27: New Loft Paint and Floors

Remodel, Part 26: Phase 3 New Hardwood Stairs and Loft

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WOW. It’s been over a year since I last wrote about our remodel. We’ve continued, but at a much slower pace. The next step was to have the carpet and hand rail ripped out and new hardwood stairs put in and two new custom handrail. We also continued with the new color and trip . . . → Read More: Remodel, Part 26: Phase 3 New Hardwood Stairs and Loft

Advice Needed: Where to start (again)

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As my long-time readers know, we had an unexpected remodel last winter. The kitchen was unpacked first – we had to be able to prepare meals and eat… and Christmas was in there, too. The kitchen is 90% unpacked, but then Phase 2 and Phase 3 came along very quickly and then life picked . . . → Read More: Advice Needed: Where to start (again)

Teas and Spices with mild-OCD

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I have a bit of OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder). Not so bad that I have to turn the handles so many times, but have been known to straighten an picture frame when we’re out and about.

Since the remodel, I have been trying to organize things. About a week ago I had a . . . → Read More: Teas and Spices with mild-OCD