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Jan 28, 2014

valentine's day projects

it's almost february and you know what that means:
house of cards season two valentine's day is around the corner!

this year, my hours are spent taking care of H, playing with K, or sleeping so i haven't had much time for DIYs...but here's a quick recap of last year's projects!

Jan 20, 2014

lovey-dovey DIY:
ballerina-inspired tutu valentines

<<< you can see a full list of my diy projects here! >>>

[SNAPSHOT]
time : minutes
difficulty :  ☆ ☆ ☆ 
would i do it again? : yep!


Jan 9, 2014

DIY: gilded clay family

<<< psst! you can see a full list of my diy projects here! >>>

[SNAPSHOT]
time : minutes
difficulty  ★  ☆ ☆  
hazards : clay under my fingernails...
would i do it again? : yep!


Jan 4, 2014

the DIY dining table is DONE

we can ooh and aah over baby H for days, but now it's time for you to meet fish's other baby: the DIY farmhouse dining table he worked so hard on! 
fish did an AMAZING job building it.

what was our path to this glorious piece of furniture?
read on.........


Jan 2, 2014

goals for 2014

happy new year!!

we've welcomed our little munchkin into the world -- and i'm in a totally polar opposite frame of mind than last year. last january was about organizing and participating in apartment therapy's january cure (you can read about my progress here, here, here, and here).

this january we're all about survival.

...but one thing i did find extremely useful last year was making a list of home improvement-related goals for 2013. it helped us focus our energies on projects we felt added value to our house or just plain made us happier.

Jan 1, 2014

he's here, he's here!

our beautiful baby son was born last week!

though there are quite a few projects we have in mind for our home (more on that tomorrow), i'm not sure when we'll be back to regular posting...but i hope you'll stick with us! :)

if you find you're going through withdrawals without us, i'll still be pic-spamming regularly on instagram (@meandering_mari). ;)

happy new year!

* mari