Here come the Birds

August 4, 2011
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After our consult with Jamie Foley from the blog, Sanctuary Home, we’ve been keeping our eyes open for things to add to the house that would help us make it a home. And, to fill out so much of the empty space. One day while driving around and procrastinating house projects (and I think it […]

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Taming the Sun

August 3, 2011
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When we did our West facing addition with our Nanawall, we always knew we would need to deal with the extreme solar gain. We love the west facing windows at night for the great view of the sky and stars. And, in the winter we even have some mountain views. And, we really love having […]

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Art-Blue Ant Style

August 2, 2011
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I’m not sure how other people follow blogs, but I use Google Reader to get updates on all of my favorite blogs. I should probably be embarrassed that I have over 400 blogs that I subscribe to in my Google Reader. Way before I “subscribed” to blogs, I checked in on one design studio blog, […]

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More Nanawall Talk

August 1, 2011
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I did a blog post last year about our Nanawall. I wrote that post because I see so many people finding my blog after searching for info on Nanawalls. The funny thing is that at I see at least 5 unique searches every day for Nanawall coming into my blog. So, I thought it might […]

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More Landscape Pics

July 31, 2011
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After traveling to Louisiana to visit family for two weeks, I was so happy to see my house and all of the new front yard landscaping. I know it will look so much better after it’s grown and matured, but the house looks so much better. And, dirt isn’t flying on our house every time […]

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After the Mess, Then the Fun…Furnishing our House

July 30, 2011
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While we were still in the massive mess of our addition and restoration/restovation, I was already on the prowl for things to decorate our house. One small problem. It took Tim and I about four years to decide/negotiate/agree on our couch. So, I knew I couldn’t just WAIT until we were ready to move back […]

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I’m sure the neighbors are happy since we finally have front yard landscaping. really

July 29, 2011
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Seriously, you have no idea how happy I am that we finally may look like “normal” people instead of a perpetual construction zone. To save money (not a choice at this point), we’ve taken the slow pace on our landscape. We graded the yard last summer and seeded the front lawn. We did some foundation […]

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In the News—5280 Magazine

July 28, 2011
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The house “project” has been in the works for almost 3 years now including planning, construction and ongoing projects. So, it was a lot of fun to be interviewed for 5280 Magazine for their August 2011 issue. We weren’t exactly sure what would be pictured in the article and what would be said, but I […]

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