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by Marshall Mayer last modified Aug 17, 2012 09:05 AM
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Find your complimentary swiffer slippers at the door

by splatgirl from Modern in MN  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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I hold my breath as we set the glass deck panels into place, followed immediately by the first of what will be an eternity of dusty footprints!Strong arms ease the first panel into place: See it?The overall effect of the clear glass is exciting! It's [...]

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Livable and Done Are Not the Same Thing

by splatgirl from Modern in MN  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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Where to start? The when of when we began this project seems like a forever ago, and I feel like a different person in a different world. Crazy what housebuilding can do to a girl. We passed our final inspection, took occupancy and closed on our permanent [...]

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Kitty Powder Room

by splatgirl from Modern in MN  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:36 AM
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What to do with the litter box? It's a chronic question if you've got cats, and one I chose to solve once and for all.This, my friends, is the door to the kitty powder room, my solution to the where to put the litterbox.At Modern in MN, this feline size [...]

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Floating Shelves in the Closet

by splatgirl from Modern in MN  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:31 AM
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Back to the guest bathroom, where the tall IKEA PS cabinet that matches the one in this post, also in the guest bathroom, just happened to be an exact fit for the closet nook:I love happy accidents!I wanted to continue the wood theme over from the vanity, [...]

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More Painting

by splatgirl from Modern in MN  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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An accomplishment.<br />The other acre of wall wears color!<br />Welcome Benjamin Moore Naples Blue. It's growing on me, particularly since I've completed the upstairs media room part.<br /><br /><img [...]

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Complimentary Colors, What a Concept!

by splatgirl from Modern in MN  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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I had been agonizing over what color to paint the pantry for months and although the source was somewhat strange, inspiration hit just as I was using up my last drop of tolerance for the dirty white primer. I glanced over from the living room the other [...]

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My Friend the Wire Rope

by splatgirl from Modern in MN  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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<img src="http://farm1.static.flickr.com/133/415784997_498b33f715.jpg" /><br />Behold the steel cable (aka wire rope), ferule, turnbuckle, and eyehook. Four of my favorite interior design secrets.<br />In this first [...]

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T+365: A Year of Living in Modern in MN

by splatgirl from Modern in MN  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:32 AM
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It's been a year today.<br />Hard to believe, really, and I find myself in this weird state of feeling like we've always been here and thinking it was just yesterday that we were dirty and sweaty and exhausted every day. The crazy part is I'm not [...]

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In The Blink of an Eye

by splatgirl from Modern in MN  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:35 AM
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Whew. Have you checked in over at Splatgirl Creates in the last couple of days to read all about the very exciting developments that caused me to have to bust a move last week? It's completely whack.I was already knee deep in three colors of paint [...]

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New Ride

by splatgirl from Modern in MN  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:33 AM
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A while back I submitted a request to one of my favorite sites, Apartment Therapy, soliciting advice and ideas on what to do with the sort of strange nook in the foyer. AT was kind enough to post my request, and I got a ton of great suggestions that [...]

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