Author: diydeeds

Where in the World is Deeds?

Deeds is all over the place this summer. Do you follow me on instagram or twitter? If you don’t have an account for either service, you can still click on the links and see what I’ve been up to. I

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One Room Challenge – Week 4 – Painting, boxes & SURPRISES

Be sure to check out the other participants in the One Room Challenge.  Yes, there are more crazy people like me out there doing this stuff on purpose instead of hiring someone to do it.  After writing this post, I

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One Room Challenge – Week 3 – Shopping

It’s been a week of hardly any progress.  Rain, rain, and more rain has impeded any outside projects.  Not to mention, we are in the process of helping my parents purchase a home here in Houston.  I secretly think John

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One Room Challenge – Week 2 – Platform Bed & Bedding

We FINALLY received word that our mattress will arrive mid-May, which is oh…14 weeks after we ordered it.  I was hoping it would be here by now, since we were given a range of 8-10 weeks lead time.  I really

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One Room Challenge? – Master Bedroom

So, there is this home design blog challenge that comes around a few times a year called the One Room Challenge, hosted by Linda at Calling it Home.  As usual, one thing leads to another in this house, so let

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Painting Kitchen Cabinets Part 1 – Prep Work

As I (we) removed the kitchen doors and drawers and moved them to the garage, John asked me a few times if I wanted to hire someone to do this part. I emphatically said no over and over again. Using

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B&A – Kitchen Reveal

Yes, it’s done.  My Summer 2014 project flowed over into the fall, and I finished the details over Thanksgiving break. Of course, I hosted my parents, John’s parents, his sister and son, and my brother.  So it was a full

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DIY Dog Crate/Standing Desk – Winter Break 2014

So, here’s the deal. I didn’t fall off the planet, nor did I give up on the DIY stuff. School started…and that’s all.  I basically had to decide to either spend time blogging or spend time planning, grading, and tutoring.

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Kitchen Progress – Almost There

I am so close to being done with this kitchen.  I wanted to give you guys a short update on the current state of affairs, since the beginning of school is so darn close.  I’ll continue working on things and

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Kitchen Progress – Rabbit Hole Projects

I should be done with the kitchen right now…but added projects here and there are delaying the finish line.   Plus, we were waiting for our guy to come repair the sheetrock and move the pendant lights in the ceiling.  (More

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