Category Archives: Our House

Christmas Tree & Winter Weather

I’m feeling pretty smug this year because I finally succumbed to my longstanding wish of getting a fake Christmas tree, in white, not unlike a set piece for Siegfried & Roy’s Christmas special in Vegas. Go fake or go home! … Continue reading

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New Fence Phase One

After waiting over a month, our fence contractor finally put up our new fence yesterday. There’s only one little panel waiting to be inserted on Monday after the cement foundation for the new gate has set, and then this project … Continue reading

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Bathroom Furniture: Molger

When we remodeled our bathroom a year ago, none of the bathroom storage furniture available within our budget was to my liking. In fact, not a lot of the bathroom furniture outside of our budget was to my liking. It … Continue reading

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Metal Banister Rejuvination

The weather gods have been smiling kindly upon Kassel and have granted us a five day respite from the constant rain. As soon as the last cloud vanished on Monday, I maniacally gathered my painting supplies together and started working … Continue reading

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Garden Tealight Holders

What, two posts in two days? There’s so much to discuss. Like the lighting issue in the garden and around our patio. I haven’t really solved it, but I have indulged my troubling obsession with tealight and candle holders of … Continue reading

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Lamps II: Birdie Nam Nam

In what must be the fastest service by any design store on the planet, 24 hours after my order going through online our bedside table lamps arrived today. I don’t usually plug stores on here, but Connox is a great … Continue reading

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Garden Sculpture, Zinc Planters New and Repurposed, This & That

When your house is a small 1960s townhouse with a bijou garden to go with it, you feel the sudden need to choose garden ornaments that add something a bit special. And I’m not just talking about the marauding t-rex. … Continue reading

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