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 …

Porch Problems

Pain in the Porch

This is not really how I’d like our before and after pictures to work.  Below is the newly painted porch before. What …

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 …

Address

House Archeology

Just as we spent weeks agonizing over whether to paint the living room gold, only to find that it was one 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 …

Siding

The Siding Saga

One thing that was at the top of our list when house hunting (all 45 minutes of it), was to find a …

Thermostat

A History of Color

We knew the old trick of looking inside the top of the toilet to figure out how old your house is (no dice, our …

Option A

We’re Painting the House

We want to paint our house.  We’re hoping to make things a bit more historically accurate. To start we plan on removing …

Paint Chips

Painting the Living Room

“Let’s paint the living room yellow!” Here I was, thinking that painting a bedroom gray was a big step and Jonathan is …

River Sand Plaster

We had expected plaster walls in a house built in the late 1920’s but our walls are very, very rough. It almost …