Kitchen Progress

I’m happy to announce that I actually have a functioning kitchen! We made a big push before the New Year to get our drawers and cabinet fronts built and stained. We are still missing kickplates and the backsplash, but I’m hoping for this weekend. I turned in our Colorado State Historic Tax Credit Application yesterday.…

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Kitchen Cabinets

Tim has been dutifully finishing up the kitchen cabinets. All of the drawers are dovetailed baltic birch. I’ve been helping with the sanding so that they look nice and smooth. Half of the drawers all lined up, ready for installation. Tim getting the drawers installed. We are using the Blum sliding door hardware with the…

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Fall 2010

I’m only nine months behind on posting about the house. It’s partly because I never seem to have time. It’s mostly because so much of our work seems so incremental and tiny these days. But, still we are chipping away at the house projects, even though Tim is gone half the time to Hong Kong.…

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Nanawall Talk

I’ve done a NEW post about the Nanawall. Click HERE to read more about configuration and prices or to ask me questions. I thought I’d do a post about our NanaWall. Every single day, someone clicks over to midmodredo after doing various searches about “Nanawall”. Some of the google search terms include: “Nanawall financing” “Cheap…

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Backsplash & Hood Shroud—Finally Done

It’s baby steps around here. You know how those tiny details take so much longer than the big projects? We’re trying to knock off little projects whenever we can. We had a little bit of a challenge in dealing with our hood exhaust in our kitchen. Because we located the rangetop along the original back…

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Painting—Finally

After much ado, after dozens of paint samples, and after painful deliberation, we finally chose our paint colors and actually painted. Kudos to Tim for being fearless with the airless paint sprayer on a monster ladder. We went back to the roots of our house and went with our original vintage colors. It’s stealthy! The…

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