House Reno

Getting Lucky

by Beth Anne on March 3, 2013

This weekend we went from this: To this: The color is my beloved Revere Pewter & my carpel tunnel is screaming. Pillows are currently being made to bring in more color because that’s a whole ‘lotta grey. The drapes were my big HUZZAH! for the weekend. I fell in love with these marigold linen curtains [...]

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This has been a really weird day.

by Beth Anne on February 18, 2013

I knew I was in for it when Doug woke me up at 6:30am to say that the fridge was about to catch on fire. So we brewed coffee while we unplugged the beast & packed all the eggs & milk to be stored in Doug’s work fridge. He made a few phone calls to [...]

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The Curtain Saga of 2012, played out on Twitter.

by heirtoblair on December 5, 2012

  With my penchant for walking around in nothing but a tank top & skivvies, Doug has been asking for curtains or blinds for the front living room since we moved in.  & I was all “yeah, yeah. sure honey” & not because I’m an exhibitionist, but because the foilage around our casa is insane [...]

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Yard Demo, Part II.

by heirtoblair on December 4, 2012

When we left off yesterday, I was all PANIC FACE in my fried chicken shirt at our yard being a hot, hot mess.  As a reminder, this is what I came home to in the front yard: Which was nothing compared to what I came home to in the backyard: It’s a mud pit.  I [...]

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Yard Demo Begins! Pass a paper bag!

by heirtoblair on December 3, 2012

Last week we started on our first major house renovation (because shitters don’t count) – THE YARD.  dun-dun-dun.  If you remember, the backyard was basically a swamp thanks to a city easement & natural spring & incorrect drainage that was ignored for the better part of the last 1.5 decades. Here’s what we started with [...]

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