My people, I am here to dissapoint you– I have to phone it in this week.

I’m hoping you’ll forgive me when you see the face-meltingly-embarrassing thing I did this weekend… SOLELY in the name of entertaining you.

It has been a LONG time since I made a spectacle of myself and the whole time I thought I was going to pass out from humiliation.

What was it?  I can’t tell you, duh.  But I promise it served NO PURPOSE at all.

I will post a photo of me on the way to do the face-meltingly-embarrassing thing on Facebook… so that if you’re interested in such things, you can see that I wore my necklace-of-invincibility.  Putting it here might alarm new readers.

Also, the reason THIS post is nonexistent is because I wrote a post for Houzz about surviving DIY with your significant-other.  It’s all I have to offer—go read it here.

If you came from Houzz?  I AM SO GLAD YOU’RE HERE… never leave.

My husband and I are restoring our 1890 Victorian house, room-by-room.
Here’s the project page outlining our restoration so far.
Meet us here.

Or click a photo to start with any of these posts:

DIY. Restoring an old Victorian house. Finishing Victorian attic.

How we got here.

Finding great antiques on craigslist.


Restoring our Victorian home. Fixing up an old house with my husband has been challenging for our marriage because it’s hard to agree on design decisions.

DIY Frustration

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Victorian DIY bathroom remodel—we designed and built the transom window and a large, custom medicine cabinet!

Before and after bath.

Wrap around Victorian front porch

Front porch stain debacle.

Designing a kitchen for our small old-house. Photos of our kitchen before a DIY kitchen redesign.

Kitchen- the next project.

Our DIY bathroom design and old house renovation. Project page


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