Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Lesson 1: Patience is a Virtue

 My fiance and I bought a house in July of 2011.  It was the first house we looked at, out of two.  I am a teaching artist and Brendon is a carpenter, we always thought that we wanted a fixer upper.  Being in the middle of a complete home overhaul (Project House to Home) hindsight is 20/20.  I learn more and more about carpentry and myself everyday (such as why you shouldn’t spray scotch guard in the basement next to your oil tank and furnace).  I cant even leave the house if the bed isn’t made, needless to say, living with half finished projects is really hard for me.  Rome wasn’t completed in a day, and neither was the spare bedroom makeover that I am in the midst of.  As things get ripped up, refinished, primed, painted, sanded, striped, and toxic fumes inhaled, I am (slowly) becoming more able to deal with it all.  This blog is about sharing the successes and failures of DIY home projects, reflection, and getting these damned projects finished. 

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