Author Archives: Stephanie

Steph’s Office Overhaul

Rich’s office isn’t the only one that’s gotten a makeover recently.  I’ve got myself a fancy new job (the cause of some of my recent gaps in posting) that will require me to do a little work at home occasionally, … Continue reading

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Redoing Rich’s Office, Part 2

After our hellish day attempting to get the walls in Rich’s office into shape to paint, the last thing we wanted to do was spend another few hours painting that same weekend.  But somehow at six pm on Sunday that’s … Continue reading

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Redoing Rich’s office

The month of February has unexpectedly turned into office makeover month here at Good Bones Home.  Rich recently started using his jazz skills playing in a band, which means he needs a room at home he can sit in and … Continue reading

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Craigslist to the rescue!

The good news here in GBH land is we have finally broken free of the winter doldrums, and the last two weekends have been chock full of projecty goodness.  The bad news is, no photo proof of those projects exists … Continue reading

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Good Bones Home vs. the Wallpaper (Round 1)

So.  Wallpaper.  We have a lot of it. The entire lower level (including the ceiling) is wallpapered in this marbled grey. Except for the half bath, that’s this blue floral mess. The kitchen has a subtle peach on peach striped … Continue reading

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Coat Closet Cleanup

This time of year it’s getting harder and harder to work up motivation to get started on new projects.  The weather makes me want to curl up under a Slanket as soon as I get home from work, outside projects … Continue reading

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Mirror, mirror on the wall…

We took down most of our Christmas decor the second weekend of January, but there was one item I couldn’t bear to part with yet:  the wreath over the fireplace. The wreath was such an improvement over the blank space … Continue reading

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Fireplace Facelift

On Christmas Eve Rich took on a quick little project that jazzed up our living room with less than half an hour of work, and enabled us to enjoy the holiday by a crackling fire! We inherited this bronze fireplace … Continue reading

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Drop Cloth Curtains

Although we adore the huge windows in our living room, they look a little boring without any kind of curtain softening them up. Actually, that photo is totally misleading, if only that beautiful fall view outside was current.  Here’s how … Continue reading

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New Years Housalutions

Happy 2011 readers!  We’re so excited to start a new year in our new house and our brains are swirling with all of the projects we want to take on.  While it’s fun being in a house that needs help … Continue reading

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