Stop me if you've heard this story. The Three Bears jump into a time machine and waste a whole weekend in search of the grout color that was juuuuuuusssssstttt right...No? Not familiar with this little DIY fairy tale? Well then, let me fill you in.The selection of a grout color...
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We get quite a few questions here on Old Town Home, but one of our blog's most frequently asked questions is:"So, now that you've had your IKEA butcher block counters for a while now, what do you think?" Whether its being asked by someone considering IKEA butcher block (or a butcher...
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I'll tell you one thing. Yesterday was a day! Really, it was a day and a half at least. The whole day was packed full of effort and we got nothing of substance done on the bathroom. That being said, all of our efforts were actually plumbing related necessity items...
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My mom loves to tell a story about how "detail oriented" I was as a small child. I think I was about six years old and was apparently creating some sort of improvised 3D construction paper house using a pen, scissors, and scotch tape. She fondly remembers that I wanted...
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Why would a beautiful set of cast iron stairs bring me sadness? Well, let me tell you. If there's one thing I love about so many of the historic homes and shops around Old Town it's their antique cast iron front stairs. I love these types stairs so much so...
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It was the summer of 1994 and I had just been introduced to the awkward and unkempt 16 year old boy that would, eight years later, be the man that I married. To say that it was love at first sight would be the overstatement of the century.My initial hesitation...
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There are several distinct phases when it comes to tiling a room. You've got your tile selection process.You've got your tile layout decisions. You've got your tile laying. And you've got your tile grouting. I feel like Bubba talking shrimp with Forrest Gump. That's...that about it.
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Have you ever entered a weekend with the idea that you'd definitely be completing a certain project or goal, only to take on something completely different? At the conclusion of the weekend you look back with a certain sense of disappointment for not having your anticipated completed work to show...
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Wendy and I have been hard at work on our bathroom and we have a little bit of progress we'd like to share with you. A significant project like our bathroom can be broken in many smaller projects. Actually, it almost must be broken into smaller parts, or we'd pretty...
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