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The Tomb of The Abandoned House Cat: A DIY Holiday Story

It’s all just too frightening to think about, especially with Halloween being over now and the merry and bright holidays coming…

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He Said/She Said: Another Year of the Dreaded DIY Disease

…tiny, fluffy little drifts of fiberglass insulation float in the air like fairies…

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Disenfranchised in My Own Living Room

©2016 by Ilona Elliott I don’t sit in the living room much anymore. The reality of this was made clear to me today when I walked over to the couch and grabbed the remote to turn off the TV, and caught the lovely late afternoon light playing on the cobwebs that had formed on my …

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DIY Tales: When the Dust Settles

  I spent the afternoon in a DIY haze…of drywall dust. If you read my last post on DIYitis, you know how much I love the task. NOT. But it was the last session of applying mud, drying, and sanding to perfection for our little New Years Eve project. Yes, I know it’s February 13th. …

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Home Improvement: Drywalling–Keeping it a Hundred Percent

And you have regained your composure and your focus and you can go sit down in the corner of the living room where all the furniture is piled together in front of the TV, away from the “Work Zone”, and dream about how clean, organized and uncluttered your little love nest will be. Someday. As you rub drywall dust off your teeth with your fingers.

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The Trials and Tribulations of DIY-itis

DIYitis. It’s an addiction, an obsession, it’s definitely a form of mental illness. Only insanity could explain the way your mind works when you have DIYitis.

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