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Archive for March, 2010

Devil is in the Details

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

There is such a long, long “to-do” list. Getting the newly painted doors back up is at the top of the list. We need a strike plate and six hinges. Looking at the strike plate below from House of Antique Hardware as a possibility, but given the $30 price tag and the cost of hinges […]

Reassembly, Finally

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Dragonflies in Filet Crochet On Saturday afternoon we rented a machine to shampoo the carpets, and that pretty much sums up the activity for last weekend. We cleaned the newly finished Woodland Room, the front stairs, the master bedroom (two minor but annoying stains successfully removed!) and various other areas in the house. Yesterday we […]

Framing Fortune

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Preparation for Hanging Finally this past week there was a little time to prepare some of the Fortune magazine covers for framing. A couple years ago I stumbled upon a box of 1930’s era Fortune magazines (seriously, they were in a carton on the floor in a used book store) and immediately fell in love […]

Thermal Antics

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Llewellyn, my husband, is a fan of gadgets and technology. When we moved, we realized it would be important to manage temperature (heat, especially) in various parts of our house as well as in the carriage house. So Llewellyn set up a system that allows him to monitor from his computer and added it to […]