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

Posts Tagged ‘previous house’

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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Mother Nature, please be nice

It’’s been a hectic week, but I really don’’t want to get into that right now. What I do want to know is this: Why, oh why is it that when we’’re getting ready to move on from our current house the clematis bloomed more than ever before? Or why did we have this abundance…

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Here’s How it All Started…

We are Denise (the author of this blog) and Pete. We are under contract on this Chicago-style bay bungalow in Morton Grove, Illinois, a small suburb just north of Chicago. We currently own a 1963 raised ranch. It’’s a perfectly nice house, for someone else. I’’ve lived there since Pete and I got engaged in October…

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