Monthly Archives: July 2012

How to live happily ever after… When your castle is way less than fairy-tale ready

As we shared in our last post, Cane and I recently had a sorta fight. We never fight. It’s not that we’re special (or stuffing all our bad feelings behind a wall of denial)–it’s just that usually we talk about our frustrations/hurts/disappointments/etc. way before we get to anything that even resembles a fight. And resolve(…)

More talk. Less doing. Revising our expectations--and our work process

Last month, Cane drafted a post I never got edited/published. It went mostly like this: We are not strong finishers. We LOVE to start projects though. It’s one of the things that we do best. That time early in a project when it’s all possibility and excitement is the best part. When you sit around and think of(…)

Going out on a funky limb The big reveal of our long-in-the-works bathroom tiling project

Our new tile wall is a little bit funky. Some of our grout lines are crooked–because the tiles aren’t all the same size. Some of the color in the tiles aren’t uniform–because these are tile seconds we found at some of our favorite salvage stores. But, we like it this way. We know we could(…)