Category Archives: Projects

Farewell, Flower Lights.

One of the most unique features in our house when we purchased it was the bedside pendants lamps in the master bedroom.  Shaped like flowers, painted orange with pink polka-dots, they certainly are an item that one either loves or … 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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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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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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Snow Day Project

I mentioned in my previous post that we picked up some supplies in preparation for the foot of snow we were expecting between Sunday afternoon and Monday morning.  We had a rather unpleasant run-in at Home Depot when I asked … Continue reading

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Merry Shelfmas!

Hope all of my readers had a wonderful holiday full of loved ones, good food, and lots of gifts under the tree!  We had a pretty low-key holiday…Rich’s mom came into town on the 24th and the three of us … Continue reading

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Creative Christmas Card Display

Earlier this week I stumbled across this post on Centsational Girl. I loved the creative project she came up to display her Christmas cards! source We are trying to keep our fridge at the new place free of clutter, and … Continue reading

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Baby it’s cold outside!

Winter weather has arrived here in Philly, with temperatures in the teens after the wind chill is factored in.  Brrrrrrrr!  And along with this cold snap we got a nice surprise last week…our oil tank was already empty and had … Continue reading

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