Posts Tagged ‘birch’

In the Wish I’d Designed That category

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Birch/Bříza mug by Czech company whitefruits.

It’s from 2006, but seems to have been a prototype only and does not seem to be in production now, which is unfortunate.

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DIY: paint your linoleum floor white

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

When I moved into this typical 1930s apartment in Vancouver’s east side in 1999, the first thing I did was paint over the kitchen’s dingy gold linoleum flooring. The linoleum was the worst thing about that apartment. Everyone always says not to paint linoleum – or any surface you walk on, for that matter – but the painted floor turned out to be durable, easy to deal with and gave me no end of pleasure.

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