Tag Archives: progress

The sunroom window seat

The other evening, I took my shears out to the side yard and harvested an armful of forsythia branches. I arranged them in a vase on the sunroom table, and it instantly felt like spring, despite the persistent cold. After I snapped a picture for Instagram, I fell into the rabbit hole of finding the progress […]

The floor plans

In researching Victorian architecture, I came across a phrase recently that lends a lot of clarity to the puzzle of our floor plan: “double parlor”. Obsessed with appearances and guarded in private lives, it was common in approximately the period between 1876-1915 to have a more formal front parlor for receiving visitors and a more […]

Almost

The briefest of progress posts just to say we are so close to having a functional bathroom, but not quite yet. (grout, vanity, sink, toilet, fixtures, sconces, window…)

The bathroom of my nightmares, part two.

Don’t freak out, darlings, and don’t question the choices that you make.  It’s all part of the process. Did you you know mildew-resistant drywall is purple? And not just purple, but the very specific shade of reddish plum that happens to be my least favorite shade of my least favorite color? Alas. We’ve got some […]