before and after Archive

  •   Before we got here, our bathroom had this great floral wallpaper.  We’re not exactly sure how old it is… it’s not completely original to the house, since there at one point was a big […]

    Full circle

      Before we got here, our bathroom had this great floral wallpaper.  We’re not exactly sure how old it is… it’s not completely original to the house, since there at one point was a big […]

    Continue Reading...

  • Last week, I tackled the subfloor in the upstairs bathroom: patching up the giant holes where the plumbers had removed the floor to replace the (choked full of rust) galvanized steel water pipes.  Before I […]

    Every fiber of my cement board

    Last week, I tackled the subfloor in the upstairs bathroom: patching up the giant holes where the plumbers had removed the floor to replace the (choked full of rust) galvanized steel water pipes.  Before I […]

    Continue Reading...

  • Our 100+ year old hardware floors have been completely redone by the good folks at Blue Knight – and they look amazing.  We decided to spend some extra money and go with a commercial grade […]

    Finished with the finish

    Our 100+ year old hardware floors have been completely redone by the good folks at Blue Knight – and they look amazing.  We decided to spend some extra money and go with a commercial grade […]

    Continue Reading...

  • So this is a mattock.  It’s a pick-axe type tool used for root and earth removal.  We got ours for about $15 at the Home Despot.   Today is d-day for these hedges in front […]

    What’s the mattock with you?

    So this is a mattock.  It’s a pick-axe type tool used for root and earth removal.  We got ours for about $15 at the Home Despot.   Today is d-day for these hedges in front […]

    Continue Reading...