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  • small improvements: cabinet pulls.

    The majority of our current kitchen cabinets are without pulls or knobs. There’s a small indentation along the bottom edge of the cabinet doors which makes them easy enough to open without handles, but…

    June 9, 2021 14 Comments
  • make your own: tool roll apron.

    I’m a tinkerer by nature, and certainly by nurture. As I kid I loved helping my parents fix things around our house. There was always a weekend project to tackle—some small improvement to be…

    October 1, 2020 5 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this napkin. {and putting the “special” things into regular rotation.} 2. this tape measure. {for being my trusty companion.} 3. these plans. {for being in the works.} 4. this direct-to-metal primer. {because some…

    August 21, 2020 9 Comments
  • a tall dresser in a tiny apartment.

    It’s a chief joy of mine to find something that someone else discarded and to make it mine. One woman’s trash becomes another’s treasure and not much of anything goes to waste. With the…

    July 16, 2018 29 Comments