Recently I went over the approach we decided to take to add to the structure of our buffet-turned-bathroom-vanity to ensure its ability to support a marble top without cracking. If there's one thing I'm known for in both my professional and hobbyist life, it's knowing how to solidly over engineer a...
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I'm spent. That's all there is to really say about it. This weekend took it out of me, but I feel really great. As I type this I'm riding the bus into work, bleary eyed, back aching, fingers slightly dry, cracked, and a little roughed up. My iPhone's screen speckled...
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I can't believe it, but this week marks the three year anniversary of Old Town Home. And though a billion people probably say this about so many things, time has sure flown. But with this perceived rapid passage of time, the projects we've undertaken, successes we've experienced, failures we've encountered,...
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Perhaps I should actually make the title of this post, "You Know Your House is a Hot Mess When..." It's no secret that Alex and I have been a bit preoccupied over the last several months. Between our day jobs, Lulu's battle against cancer, subsequent surgery, then radiation, and now...
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I'm very excited to share a behind the scenes look at the making of a local lookbook. It combined two of my absolutely favorite things (Old Town and dressing up Lulu), along with a few things completely out of my normal comfort zone (getting gussied up and wearing very tall...
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The single most important aspect (out of many very important aspects) of a marble topped vanity is the seemingly simple responsibility of the vanity to provide a rigid support structure for the marble top. Without the necessary support structure, the heavy marble top will not be adequately supported and may...
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Sometimes, you've just got to stop and smell the roses. This famous saying seemed so much more popular and prevalent when I was growing up than it seems to be today, which is a bit ironic given that it likely applies much more today than when we were kids. Whether...
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While we're not the type of blog that spends a lot of time blogging about blogging, I wanted to share some of the major changes we've been making behind the scenes over the last week. Well, it's actually been a work in progress over the last several months, we just...
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A little bit ago we gave you all a brief update on Lulu's very successful cancer battle. As we said, she's doing quite well and continues to be her happy bouncy self. But before we're too far removed from the memory of her treatment, I wanted to provide a bit...
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It's once again that fateful day of the year. April 1 gives rise to hopes of spring, baseball's opening day, and a welcome feeling of warm mornings where we no longer must don our hats and gloves to venture outdoors.  But beyond the traditional rite of spring the beginning of this...
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