Monthly Archives: February 2012

A splash of colour!

There’s nothing quite like some paint to make a room start to feel finished.  Today the new master bedroom was the first room to be painted.  The color we’ve chosen is called “Classic Taupe”. For those of you familiar with … Continue reading

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Jack of All Trades

In my case it’s “Jacqui of all trades”. I’m not using this expression in it’s usual meaning; someone who’s able to do a little of everything; rather I’m using it to describe my week!  Carpentry, electrical, plumbing, masonry, and painting … Continue reading

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How many masons does it take to do a fireplace?

In our case, the answer is 3 but they’re doing more than the fireplace. In my “Picky Picky Picky” blog of Jan 11th, I wrote about going to pick out the stone for the fireplace and for outside.  We’re finally … Continue reading

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Dreaming of a dreamy master bathroom.

There isn’t a shortage of bathrooms in “the lake house” (3 full bathrooms and a powder room). One of these bathrooms will be gutted and expanded and will become the new master bathroom. It was a challenge to get a … Continue reading

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Island Point of View

So ….. Did you miss me? I’m sorry if you’ve been anxiously awaiting the next installment of this blog.  I don’t have one good excuse; I have a bunch of little ones that have resulted in not getting around to … Continue reading

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Lofty Impression – Sneak Preview

It takes some imagination to “see” what the house will look like after the renovations are complete. I’ve described in previous editions how much of our house is cordoned off by temporary plastic walls. Today we’re getting a preview of … Continue reading

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