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Connecticut Ave Duplex: Venice Beach Inspired

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I’ve just started a quick exterior renovation of a 1960s duplex that we’ll call the Connecticut Ave Duplex. It is a facelift project where we are only altering the exterior, no interior work just yet. This duplex is in a great downtown spot but it needs some character, charm and architectural dimension. Here’s our project, You love it right?! Was it the turquoise doors that really sold you? I’m working these elements around in my brain. The pressure is on and it’s order time. The project only moves as fast as your ability to have the decisions made and the materials sitting and waiting for hands to install so I’m trying to stay on top of it. After this property was purchased, we knew that it would eventually need a renovation and so I began collecting images here and there when I saw something that might fit there. I pinned…

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NYE 2012

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Inching ever so close to 2013. That sounds like the future doesn’t it—2013. In the 80s, if you would’ve told me that we wouldn’t be using hover-boards by 2013 I probably wouldn’t have believed you. We have big plans tonight, Mad Men party with Betsy! This is the dress I last minute ordered while I had the flu from this very nice Etsy seller. I practiced my winged eyeliner last night, thanks to this blogger for some tips. Although I have to say the tape trick didn’t really work for me, I just freehand the wing. Very excited to be ringing in the New Year with my friend once again. Happy New Year everyone!

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