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How to give your stairs a frugal, green make-over

How to give your stairs a frugal, green make-over

Rita and I have managed to get half of our entryway staircase close to done. We wrote a post earlier about installing the treads, but we thought we’d put together a new one that shows the whole process, including treads, risers, and trim (complete with nifty, Pinnable graphic). Before I get too deep into how(…)

Getting our groove back Stepping out on the DIY dance floor to fix our entry stairs

Back in September, I was DIY Done. Even small projects–such as spray-painting some thrift store candle holders–made me positively cranky. After painting the exterior of the house… …and finishing all the small details of our bathroom renovation… …I had no love for DIY left in me. At all. This might not seem like a big(…)