Monthly Archives: August 2013

Basement Style

With the basement completed and ready to use, I quickly threw in a few accessories I’d been hoarding, in time to host a party the weekend we finished. (Nothing like cutting it close!) Since then, it’s been fun to take … Continue reading

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the basement diaries: the final frontier (part 2 of 2)

Earlier this week, I posted a re-cap of the progress we made from last September through January, and our “final stretch” to-do list between June and July. I didn’t even get a chance to take many “finished” pics before we … Continue reading

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the basement diaries: the final frontier (part 1 of 2)

There were days when I couldn’t imagine what writing this post might feel like … but it’s official, we’re DONE with our basement! This post got VERY long in its original format, so I’ve split it into two parts. Today’s … Continue reading

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the two most popular basement questions

It has taken me longer than I planned to get some “real” pictures of our finished lower level. I had anticipated a break somewhere between sweeping up the last bits of sawdust and when Page would start cutting into the … Continue reading

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life in (black and) yellow.

You may or may not have heard the recent news that The University of Iowa just ranked as the top party school in the nation. I’m not going to lie. The immature, still-wish-I-was-a-student-some-days part of me had to smile at … Continue reading

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building the bar

You’ve probably caught wind of my excitement by now that basement progress has resumed in the past few weeks, finished just in time for a party this past weekend. There are a couple last details being finished up now, but … Continue reading

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