IKEA Hack: Fundera Blocks

IKEA Hack: Fundera Blocks

One of my favorite brain-teasing pastimes is imagining how to use a product I’ve admired apart from its convention. 99.9% of the time, this only happens in my imagination, but occasionally I let the little redhead out, and she goes to town.           What triggered this latest burst of creative insanity? The seemingly natural pairing of IKEA FUNDERA wooden blocks and some uber ugly closet doors in the Caley house...

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The RIGHT Yellow

The RIGHT Yellow

  yel·low (yĕl′ō) Radiant energy wavelengths of approximately 570 to 590 nanometers. Radiant, is why we chose this vibrant hue to enliven the Caley House kitchen. Such a positive color. I’ve never understood how this same word could convey cowardice. I think you will agree, bold is more...

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Blue Blazes, or rather Glazes

Blue Blazes, or rather Glazes

I wish I had been the mastermind that developed this glazed brick. It’s a solid product beautifully standing the test of time. Nearly 50 years since installation, it still looks new, vibrant and glossy. It has a handmade-pottery-like variation to the glaze that give depth and character so often lacking in modern uniform creations. Simple and sincere, I find it very welcoming. Someone told me once that Middle Easterner’s like to...

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