A blog about the restoration, remodel and renovation of a 1929 Chicago-style brick bungalow

Posts Tagged ‘changes’

Seeing Red

Continuing with the staging of our current house, I knew I had to at least paint the ceiling in the living room. Why? Well, I had painted it red. Not cherry or fire engine red. It was a warm red, kind of brick-ish. The walls were red too. Yes, all FOUR walls plus the ceiling.…

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Staging in Stages

Okay, yes I love watching HGTV from time to time. Pete will disagree with me here, but I usually watch it in chunks——I get a big dose of it and then I don’’t watch it again for a long time. He always rolls his eyes when I turn it on. But I’’ve gotten some great…

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The neighbor visits…

While I continued to plan and dream about either adding on to our current house or moving, our neighbor down the block stops by to let us know that he’’s getting married. We’’ve known this neighbor, D, for a long time. Most of our neighbors have been around for a long time and we’’re all…

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