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Moving Forward with the Built-in......

By Making It Lovely | April 16 at 18:13
After a minor freakout and a little time to regroup, the bookshelves are moving along. We don’t have the budget or inclination to scrap the whole thing and start over, so minor ... Read post
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Inspiration for a Horse Birthday......

By Making It Lovely | April 15 at 17:49
This post was created in partnership with Bing.   Eleanor’s fifth birthday is only a couple of weeks away, and Brandon and I had been asking her for the past month what kind of ... Read post
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Never Mind

By Making It Lovely | April 09 at 15:06
I was trying to be positive yesterday and convince myself that things were fine, but I was gone almost all day and when I came back the doors had been attached. I thought we had ... Read post
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About All That Oak

By Making It Lovely | April 08 at 16:08
I talked to the carpenter yesterday, and I’m feeling much better about the bookshelves. The worst of the bad grain is in the oak plywood, which I knew we were using for the ... Read post
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Progress?

By Making It Lovely | April 07 at 18:16
I’d ordered curtain rods for the bedroom and its adjacent room a while back, and I finally got those up a few days ago. Brandon and the kids were having problems with glare on ... Read post
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Making it Yours 11C: French......

By Making It Lovely | April 03 at 20:03
I know some of you miss the stories that started to accompany my later Making it Yours (MiY) posts. I do too! I’ll bring them back next time. We’ve come to the last look in Read post
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The Bookshelves Have Arrived

By Making It Lovely | April 02 at 22:09
In pieces, anyway! Our carpenter will be back next week to start installing everything. The vast sea of wood grain will be minimized once the shelves are filled with books, but ... Read post
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Piggybacking on Yesterday’s Post......

By Making It Lovely | March 27 at 19:50
Yep, still thinking about where to put the nursery. I had something else planned to post today, but I’ll push it to next week instead. I looked through the 400+ photos I took of ... Read post
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Where to Put the Nursery

By Making It Lovely | March 26 at 12:51
The new baby will sleep in our bedroom for the first few months. After that though? We’re not sure yet. We’re lucky to have a lot of space to work with in this house, though ... Read post
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For the Fairies. And Zombies.

By Making It Lovely | March 25 at 17:08
Eleanor is really into fairies right now. They visit her at night and give her sweet dreams, and they help her grow. All kinds of things. We haven’t seen any in person, but ... Read post
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