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Jaqui Lividini

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This week I want to talk about antique light fixtures. There are five antique light fixtures at our beach cottage. The first two are located in the...
I think that everybody dreams about having an idyllic porch in the country, where the main activities are relaxing, drinking coffee, reading the...
At this point, I can genuinely say that I feel great about our progress on the exterior of the house—it’s really coming together nicely. That...
This week’s blog is a bit of a cautionary tale, but as usual there is always something to learn. We’d finally gotten to the kitchen in our beach...
This week we are going to talk about hidden costs, those unexpected expenses that sneak up out of nowhere—and sneak up they do! It’s fairly typical...
Now that it’s May, I think (I hope!) we can officially say goodbye to the snow, and with that comes a great big hello to our next project—landscaping...
This week’s adventure in home renovation involves temperature regulation systems, aka, “when the HVAC goes in, you know you’re making progress!” The...
After holding my breath all winter, wondering quietly to myself if the rooms would take shape the way I’d envisioned once we actually got back inside...
Now that the winter is finally yielding to spring, and we are able to get back inside the house to continue work, it’s become painfully obvious that...
Up until now I’ve mostly discussed the big projects of home renovation—things like doors, appliances, and light fixtures—but I’d be remiss if I didn’...
As we prepare to move in to our beach cottage this summer (yes, it’s finally happening!), we’ve begun to focus our attention on the interior of the...
With the outside of the house nearing completion, I often find myself reflecting on the long journey we’ve been on to reach this point. It’s...
Choosing the front door of a house is one of the most important decisions you can make in home design. So naturally we looked far and wide for the...
As I explained last week, the exterior of the house is almost complete, but we are engaged in a serious waiting game as the winter weather has pulled...
This week we have good news and we have bad news. The good news is that the exterior of the house is almost finished—so close that a sense of...

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