Joshel House – A Denver MidCentury Modern Gem

Our agent, Shannon Stanbro at 5280mod.com, once again gave us the heads-up that an estate sale was happening at a Denver MidCentury Modern gem. This house is in Hilltop, a neighborhood in Denver that once had many more MidCentury Modern houses, many which have been razed for much larger and “unique” architectural styles (The McMuddle,…

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Stripping Concrete Block

We are officially INSANE! We did a very tiny test a few weeks ago on our interior concrete block. It is all painted (in poop color, no less) and Tim is desperate to see it in it’s natural, unpainted state. Do you know how hard it is to scrape paint from all the nooks and…

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Meeting Arapahoe Acres Neighbors

We’ve been slowly trying to meet more Arapahoe Acres neighbors. There are so many beautiful houses and I can see glimpses of beautiful interiors. One of our favorite houses is the “Irish House”, named for the original owners of a particularly nice corner house. I called the current owners a while ago and asked if…

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Bathroom Restoration

During the last house “flip” the two bathrooms were completely replaced. I have no idea what condition they were in before that particular remodel. The current tile isn’t bad and we get lots of compliments. But, they replaced the original vanity cabinets with a really awful heavy plywood thing with really inappropriate sinks. Now, fortunately,…

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Tim’s Dream Garage

Just a few pictures of Tim’s dream garage. While I dream of unpainted mahogany paneling and non-crappy flooring, Tim has dreamed of having a perfect man garage. Well, he got his wish. Thanks to a massive Sears sale and a very good wife (me), he got all of the garage organization goodies. He still needs…

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