For almost 10 years we’ve been staring at the insulation peeking out from around the sides of one of the dining room windows. You know how … Continue reading Punch list: living/dining rooms
A few months back, a local photographer – Kim Campbell of Campbell Salgado Studio – came to the bungalow to photograph the insanity! Actually, it wasn’t all that insane – just a relaxing couple of hours of parents, kids and pugs soaking up the sunshine and smiling for the camera.
Stephanie had encouraged me for awhile to get prints made of some of my pictures, so that we could hang them up in the house. A … Continue reading Deck the Walls
A shot of our finished dining room. We need an excuse, like a party, to get the house clean enough to photograph. Continue reading Finished dining room
By the time we we purchased our bungalow in 2004, it had been abused as a rental house for well over a decade. As you might … Continue reading Bungalow Lighting
We had the floors refinished just before moving in. This is one of about three things that we did hire out. Floor refinishing is an … Continue reading Floors refinished
First coat of stain on the dining room windows. They already look 1000x better than the plate glass. Continue reading First coat of stain on new dining room windows
Having a color consultant/interior designer for a wife means that you usually get it right the first time. Continue reading Dining room test paint
In order to get an authentic look, we bought stainable, wood Marvin windows. The divided lights at the top of the picture window is a look … Continue reading New windows in dining room!
Glass sheets removed in preparation for new windows… Continue reading Openings prepped for new windows