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JACK OF ALL TRADES

October 24, 2014

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“My kids always perceived the bathroom as a place where you wait it out until all the groceries are unloaded from the car.” – Erma Bombeck

BEFORE | BATHROOM

BEFORE | BATHROOM VANITY

When we moved into our current home, we needed to do some major renovating.  That being said, because my kids were little, I was scrappy with my resourcing and did what I could to update the space economically and put the money into their bedrooms instead.  Funny how our tastes change every decade or so, this wallpaper created with actual leaves used to be one of my favorites.  My little boy is now a young man.  Hard to believe my husband and I just took him to tour a number of colleges.  The timing was perfect to remodel his bathroom, which as I choke back a tear, will be a guest bath as of next year.  You’ve come a long way baby…  [READ MORE…]

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SEXY SALLE A MANGER

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MIRROR IMAGE

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SWANKY SITTING ROOM

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ENGAGED IN EMERALD

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