basement

Parging cement walls

Parging cement walls

In the late winter of 2010, a young and naive couple stripped their basement of everything it had. It was a glorious time of destruction and promise. Alas, focus turned to spring and what could be had out of doors. The basement sat abandoned and […]

Farewell sweet laundromat

Farewell sweet laundromat

March 8, 2010 This date represents the finale to my greatest nightmare: the laundromat. As of today, I have a washer and a dryer in the house. My two shiny warriors, who have waited ever so patiently in the basement since Black Friday, are at […]

What I mean when I say “demo” {PART 1}

What I mean when I say “demo” {PART 1}

It has occurred to me that perhaps I haven’t been clear concerning the amount of demo which consumes our lives. Maybe you were wondering, why hasn’t this girl picked up a paint brush, done a little decorating, finished off a room? I mean, it’s been […]

Weekend Project | Basement Sink

Weekend Project | Basement Sink

Overall, I’d say most of the original character has been stripped from this house. The doorknobs, the built-ins, the pink and green bathroom (admittedly, I’m relieved about that one) they’re gone. But we still have a few details, the molding, the solid wood doors, the […]