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bookcase flair

If you’ve been reading LIY for a while, you may remember the project-that-kept-growing, our built-in bookcases in the living room. (This final reveal post on building them has all of the details, if you’re interested in making a version of … Continue reading

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Arrange and rearrange.

With the bookcases completed, the next step was to unpack the last few boxes from our move in December, which housed our collection of books, photo albums, and scrapbooks. It’s so nice to have our stuff easily accessible again, and … Continue reading

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Bookcase Bliss: The Final Reveal

Yes, they are finally done and we couldn’t be more thrilled – both that they’re done (ha!) and with how fabulously they turned out! You can read more about our initial idea to build bookcases, as well as our progress … Continue reading

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Building Bookcases: Part 5

When we last left off, we had mounted the counter tops and soon after, Page drilled holes in the tops to run cords to the outlets hidden inside the cabinets (for lamps, etc). Page still had not adhered the side … Continue reading

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Building Bookcases: Part 4

It’s funny…I had originally kind of planned this whole adventure into three even posts. I see now that it will be a full series of posts because the project is way more involved than my big picture “details, schmeetails” head … Continue reading

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Building Bookcases: Part 3

After our last Part 2 post, we realized we left you all without one pretty important detail…we messed up! At the end, Page noted that he would need to make a notch into the trim to fit the bottom corner … Continue reading

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