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Ecodesign. What is it?

This is one definition: Ecodesign is an approach to designing products with special consideration for the environmental impacts of the product during its … Read more

Goodwill and Craigslist – Part 2

My most popular post by far has been “Goodwill and Craigslist.” People are really interested in finding great bargains in both places. … Read more

Photos for decor

After a busy holiday season, I was happy to take an evening out to snap a few photos, one of my favorite … Read more

When selling your home…

The hardest part for home sellers is removing their personality from the home and preparing it to be sold. For me it … Read more

Local artisans

Can’t say it enough, buy local! If you can support local artists, builders farmers, etc. DO IT! So much talent out there, … Read more

Upcycling – Creative Reuse

Upcycling is also known as “creative reuse.” It is the process of transforming useless or unwanted products into new products of better … Read more

Love this artist

This is a piece by an artist I found at the Morehead City Seafood Festival. Her name is Janet Moses, from Florida. … Read more

Creating a niche

Back to decorating! Interior design isn’t all about tearing down walls, redesigning spaces, and remodeling homes (although we do a lot of … Read more

What is budget conscious?

This can mean a lot of different things to different people, mostly because we don’t all have the same budget. What this … Read more

Vignettes from the new home

A few vignettes from the new home. In order: Vintage chair recovered Recycled onyx table top used as a nightstand Our tiny … Read more

Another bathroom remodel

This bathroom was supposed to be a quick fix. Fix a few broke tiles, get a new vanity, and call it a … Read more

Master bedroom makeover

The master will be done in 2 installments. Bedroom first and then the bath, which will be a much bigger project. Before: … Read more

Staging a child’s room

This was staging a child’s room for a home seller. My main priority was to make the room look bigger. Currently the … Read more

Amy and Ed’s remodel

Amy and Ed arrived home last night and I think they liked the final renovation results! Kitchen Before Kitchen After: wall removed … Read more

And the stress builds…

Good thing I am pretty good at handling stress and issues! While we replaced all the beams that were a hazard and … Read more

Murphy’s Law strikes again

The wall we removed probably isn’t bearing any load, but the 2 joists that were “sistered up,” which is a carpenter way … Read more

Demo Day!

Pulling up the carpet and pulling out the cabinets went quickly, really quickly! Just a couple hours. We got a bit stalled … Read more

Goodwill and Craigslist

This remodel is all about sustainability, green, recycling, and low carbon footprint so I’m going to talk a little about 2 of … Read more