The Dresser Diaries: Options

As mentioned in our progress and plans post, we were on the lookout for a dresser. Spoiler alert: We have one! Over Thanksgiving, I mentioned our missing furniture to my mom, who promptly led me into the basement and showed me two dressers she had hidden behind boxes and other paraphernalia. Only one of them […]

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The DIY Double Desk


Here’s how we made this beautiful desk for $170 CAD. click for enlarged view  Before our big move from Edmonton to Calgary we decided to sell a bunch of our furniture. As appealing as moving a desk, dinning table, sofa, etc. sounded*, we opted for a fresh start. *Sarcasm. Lots and lots of sarcasm. We […]

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Dining Room Delights

Holy crap, guys, it is almost my birthday! It really snuck up on me this year, which is strange. Usually, I am like, “Bryan, did you know there are 76.5 days until my birthday?!” Feel free to leave me lots of nice birthday comments on Friday, and I don’t mind gifts. 😉 Speaking of, there […]

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Spring Cleaning Extravaganza

Even though it just recently snowed again here (seriously, cut it out, Alberta!), it is April. Which means: springtime! Though fall is my favorite season, spring is undeniably charming. New life, spring buds, flowers, all that jazz. Also, for someone who suffers from depression, it means more sunshine, more light, less suffocating darkness. I usually begin […]

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Project Inspiration

We have slowly been working on getting the apartment spruced up: a little more stylish and a little more “us.” Sometimes it’s quite difficult on a student budget, but we do what we can, and half the fun is coming up with creative, cheap solutions and projects. A few months ago we turned a door […]

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