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Author Archives: Chris Nicholas

Round Two CWTS Results

April 7th, 2014 | Posted by Chris Nicholas in Home Renovation - (4 Comments)
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If you have been following us along in the Creating With the Stars competition, you’ll know that we placed third in round 1 and were one of nine to advance to round 2 (for an explanation of the contest, see here). Well voting closed for round 2 and we got second place (and are one … Read more

The Living Room: X-Ray Light Boxes

March 13th, 2014 | Posted by Chris Nicholas in Home Renovation | Living Room - (16 Comments)
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We always try to inject a bit of our own lives and personality into the house. A prime example is the art for the living room. With the back wall spanning over 15 feet, we wanted something unique that really made a statement. Inspired by our own professions (radiology resident and photographer), we decided to create … Read more

Chris’ Office: Progress

February 11th, 2013 | Posted by Chris Nicholas in Before | Home Renovation | Office - (5 Comments)
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As a radiology resident, I spend a large amount of my time outside of work studying. We planned from the beginning to convert one of the three bedrooms into an office so I would have my own place to work (the other bedroom was turned into a “getting ready room”). It’s been a long process, … Read more

The Living Room: Slat Wall

November 18th, 2012 | Posted by Chris Nicholas in Before & After | DIY | Home Renovation | Living Room | Media Wall - (8 Comments)
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Becki and I decided early on we wanted a feature wall in our living room. Since the living room was also doubling as home to our entertainment center, we figured we could make it a media wall for the TV. What started with the idea of simply painting the wall an accent color, evolved to patterned wallpaper and then … Read more