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    Let there be (Random) light.

    Hey, remember when Daniel performed a thrifting miracle and produced a Random Light seemingly out of thin air for about 85% off retail? That was almost NINE MONTHS ago, during which time…

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    A new (old) chair-friend.

    The rocking chair in the room at the back of the house (technically now Evan’s music studio, but it feels weird saying that) has a new buddy! We bought this mustard-colored upholstered…

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    Twitter thrift madness.

    Photos from Moooi It’s safe to say that I’m kind of obsessed with Bertjan Pot’s Random Light. A few years ago, I included it on a list of coveted pendant lamps. Shortly…

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    Gigantic plugs and dangly cords make me tense.

    This is a sad, sad situation here, right? This mess of cords in the apartment makes me so upset. I know it’s only three plugs, but between the protruding timer on the…

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    Weekend scavenging scores.

    Last night we made an impromptu trip to the DWR Annex (we brought Dan from Manhattan Nest along for good luck, because he’s so charming…GET IT?!) (← Evan has just informed me…

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    Fruit crates & radiators.

    I decided to stain the fruit crates black. At first I thought I’d want to leave the wood bare or oil it, but after giving them a good cleaning and sanding, it…

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    People who made cool stuff out of other stuff.

    I almost died when I saw this. Why is Morgan at The Brick House such a genius?? She’s been blogging about fixing up her raggedy old fence, and instead of throwing away…

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    Fruit crates.

    You know how you always see cool projects all over the place that involve re-purposing old fruit crates? Or old shipping pallets? And then you start getting obsessed with looking for these…