Tag Archives: beige

Look over there! Shiny object!

Last weekend. In Philadelphia. On a patio. At a  Mexican food place (my favorite kind of place). I mean, Deep Eaves is lucky we ever came back. So, you know. The past weekend in Philly. The previous ones in Boston – … Continue reading

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Part I: The rental unit, aka back ache and blisters

Finally! After five months, and a few extra days, one floor is done. Those first few weeks seem like a really long time ago. It doesn’t even seem like we’ve done that much looking at it, because we’ve been so … Continue reading

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More hands

Progress is being made on the kitchen. Not the kitchen on our floor, sadly. But a kitchen nonetheless. Two weekends ago, Lou’s family came to town with the sole purpose of helping with the house. A work weekend in Boston … Continue reading

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Oh hey, friend

Last night, Lou and I took up the first floor unit’s kitchen and bath floor. They looked like they would come up easily, so to save time and money (duh), we’re pulling them up before the floor guys come in … Continue reading

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Back in the day

Remember the beautiful fir floors we uncovered? Well, right next to those, underneath more of that carpet circa 2006 (the newest thing in the house by far), is what I’m guessing to be the World’s First Linoleum.  It’s pretty heinous, … Continue reading

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Floors and doors

Pulled up the carpet to reveal delicious vertical grain fir floors. Lou dug out the pocket doors to reveal…not the antique glass doors he had been dreaming about. Wood doors painted according to the house’s 1960’s style guide: beige. Still … Continue reading

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