Our headboard was making me sad. On sunnyย weekend days it looked fine, but every night it made our white sheets look grungy, our walls look yellow, and just made our whole room look odd. As soon as Sam’s finals were over (I never took the LSAT or applied for Law School, and yet, law school …

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When I asked Sam what he wanted in a headboard for our bedroom, his only request was, “wood.” Now, I love a big, beautiful, wood headboard as much as the next person, but they tend to run on the side of ungodly expensive, so I had to figure out an alternative. I loved the idea …

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Before the great shelf building of 2014, the top drawer of my side of the dresser looked like this:I probably should have told you to shield your eyes, but what kind of fun is a good after if you aren’t thoroughly and unwillingly scarred by a before shot, right?

In most respectable areas of the country, there are certain things one doesn’t discuss in polite company. In some areas it’s money. Others, it’s politics or religion. In New York City, especially when you and your friends are all still young and strapped for cash, it can seem likeย the most taboo of subjects is not …

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I’m not sure when I got that idea into my head, but at some point in the last couple years I decided that what I really wanted to do ten days after moving into a new apartment, more than anything, was start a project that would not only stink up the entire house with chemicals and gaseous fumes, but also make our living area essentially unlivable and covered in dust and paint for about eight days.