House After

Before & After

Well, it took us 7 months but we’ve finally got our after photo. The inside came together so quickly—painting the rooms, situating …

Jonathan on the Roof

Painting Party

My parents came out last week for the largest painting party ever. Yes, we finally painted the outside and got rid of …

Shingles During

The Shingle Project

Although we weren’t completely happy with the mint green color of our house, what really bothered us was the vinyl siding in …

Living Room After

Living Room After

While the bedrooms came together fairly quickly (thank goodness we both had queen-sized beds), the living room posed more of a problem. …

Credenza

Mid Century Modern?

I’ve lived in any number of funky old houses so I’ve gotten pretty good about knowing which pieces of furniture will go …

Back Bedroom After

Back Bedroom After

Part of our challenge was where to hang all Jonathan’s instruments—a guitar, a banjo, a mandolin, and his most recent acquisition—a ukulele banjo he …

Front Bedroom After

Front Bedroom After

Our front bedroom came together nicely, once the painting was done. Much of the furniture in this room was mine and I …

Jonathan at Work

Back Fence

I came home from running errands Saturday and found Jonathan in the backyard in the middle of a project. Although we had …

Kitchen

Kitchen After

Well, kind of after. Redoing the kitchen is on our long term to-do list so we’re leaving it alone for the moment, …