If you have ever done a remodel you know how easy it is to forget all that has happened leading up to the final stages of a project. It is a very strange mental block that takes place. Cole may think differently about this than me ; ) I try to be diligent about taking photographs at each stage so that we can go back and see the progress that has been made.
It is easy to think that you are standing still or moving at a snails pace when things are actually progressing really quickly considering all that had do be done… … More Building a Bedroom from Scratch!
We had lost hope of recovering any portion of the original flooring in the house, but the very last layer we uncovered the homes original hardwood floors! We are reinstalling them in the living room to return them to their former glory. … More Floors Brought Back to Beauty
Through the process of restoring our early 1800s house we have wanted to bring back as much of the original character as we could, while still making it a functional year round residence. Behind the walls and above the ceilings there will be all new electric, plumbing, insulation and heating systems; but the finishing touches … More Old School Whitewashing
Happy winter from the both of us! We have been making moves on the house as well as enjoying a fair amount of iceskating : ) One of our big goals was to have the windows in place before winter, which has been a year long progress between refinishing, reglazing and rehanging them! In addition to … More Making Moves
We were so excited when we came across our wood stove for the house. To go with this great stove Cole did an amazing job with the hearth. The herringbone pattern on the wall, with the 4 rectangular stone slabs on the floor bring a modern feel to the living room. We really want to … More Mini Update