We’re almost there!

Has it really been 3 months since our last post? That is so sad! Lots going on in the remodel. I got so sucked into actual house work that I’ve had very little time to post anything. Also, I think I felt so defeated the last three months that I haven’t felt very motivated to…

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Too much working & not enough blogging

We’re still here! No blog posts because we’ve been working day and night to get everything done at the house. As expected with most house projects, we are a little behind. Which means that I’ve officially entered the exhausted, fatigued and wacky stage. I haven’t gotten the pics off of my phone, but I almost…

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NanaWall is in the house

Ty and I are fighting colds (hopefully not the flu) and are laying low, but we stopped by the house today to check progress. Our Nanawall was installed today! It is our almost 10 foot tall by 12 feet long window wall. Rather than sliding, the window panels fold back towards the house. It’s one…

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Recent Remodeling Happenings

So much happening at the house. So much happening that I haven’t had much time to post any updates. Let’s just say that we’re AT THAT POINT. Remodeling fatigue. We’re tired and broke, but seeing the light. We’re on the countdown, but we have SO much left to do. Here’s some highlights. We finally got…

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Weekly Remodel Progress

It doesn’t look like a lot happened this week, but quite a few things got done. Somehow, the ceiling tongue & groove was underestimated, so a rush custom order was needed for about 300 more square feet. AND, there was a fire at the lumber yard, so we lost a few days. But other work…

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Interesting Remodel Hurdles

No remodeling project is without a little angst. And, we’re significantly uptight, so we feel a bit bad for the scrutiny that we subject our contractor and architect to. But, they’ve both been great and have humored us. We have a few small hurdles…nothing large, but just a few minor interesting things. Our back wall…

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Stripping AGAIN

I swore I’d never do mass stripping after our kitchen remodel in San Francisco. Never say never! I am the stripping queen these days. I’ve been working on the solid mahogany trim that is around the windows, door frames and closets. I used CitriStrip and Soy Gel to remove the white paint. But, there is…

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