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  • Weekend Project: Closet Cleanout

    This is embarrassing.  About a month ago, I decided to not buy anything new until I cleaned out my closet.  I have a beautiful walk-in – one of the best features of the apartment if you ask me.  If you ask the Husband, he would choose the outdoor deck and grill. Either way, instead of […]

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  • Modern Art that Makes Sense: Snarkitecture

    Last week, the NYT Home section featured a story about a performance artist that was living in the Whitney Museum.  The exhibit features the artist in her “apartment” creating art, which one morning consisted of sorting electrical cords and playing records. Is this the state of modern art?  Maybe I am just too simple-minded to […]

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  • Domino Mag is Back…Kinda

    When packing for a move, you make choices of what to keep and what to toss.  The only issue of Domino magazine to make the cut for my move was the issue featuring Jenna Lyon’s apartment.  Seriously bad decision on my part, as Conde Nast shuttered the title soon after I unpacked. Last week, Conde […]

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  • 6 Sites to Kick Decorator’s Block

    My sister is remodeling.  My sister-in-law is building a new house.  The Husband and I have lived in this apartment for 15 months…and I have hung four pictures.  That’s it.  I am definitely stuck…or was until I found these sites…Let the shopping begin! Here are the six sites that are helping me get past my […]

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  • DIY: Bookshelf Makeover

    When we moved last year, I was shocked that I owned over 30 boxes of books. I had measured the bookshelves in our new apartment – 220 feet of built-in bookshelves. No problem, right? Wrong. Very Wrong. For the first view months, I color coded my books and spread them around the shelves…to a humorous […]