My DIY Beveled Mirror Overmantel

My overmantel mirror project is completed! (Cue the choir of angels and the Alleluia Chorus.) If you care to read about the background of this project…some of the options, and how I came to decide on this particular version, you can read about it here. As I noted in the last post, Mr. D&D was not keen on this idea. […]

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Hey! Whatever Happened to that Overmantel Project?

March 29th. That was the last time I mentioned my “big” idea to build an overmantel for this fireplace. If you’re new, I’d been searching for a way to fill that GIANT wall space and came across this picture on Houzz. This became my inspiration:   Six weeks later, on April 22, I put a few pictures up on Facebook. (I […]

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“I hate it, I Hate It, I HATE IT…!” – (Senior Living Choices)

Last post, I noted that elder care has been the focus of our latest “everyday adventures”. Here’s our current recipe: Add one cup of elderly, five cups of worry, three cups of time, six cups of patience, and a cup-and-a-half of irreverent humor. Drop in a quarter-cup of guilt (yep, only one-quarter and only when I’m not thinking straight). Stir frantically with no attention to […]

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