- Chronicling the renovation of a rather large, rather old, two-family home in Boston.
Tag Archives: grey
Waiting for my porcelain luxury
I wanted to call this bathroom update, “Slowly Making Progress” but then I thought, who am I to judge the timeline and the speed of the work? I’m not the one really doing the work. And more importantly, it’s not … Continue reading
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Spring has not sprung in New England. But that doesn’t matter. We’re still excited to try out some lovely colors on the exterior of this old, brown, peeling lady.
Posted in The Beginning Tagged black and white, grey, paint, painting 1 Comment
How do I get to my blog? What’s the password?
I got left at home this fine Saturday morning when Lou went to Home Depot, so here I am, on the blog of all places. We have fun house guests visiting (and I don’t mean the appliances hanging out in … Continue reading
Posted in The Beginning Tagged dark, drywall, grey, kitchen, living room, paint, update, walls 1 Comment
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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Grey floors. Well, grey stain on wood floors, so greyish-tinted brown floors. Whatevs. We’re very happy with them. That being said, these photos were taken in mediocre light, and are of the kitchen floor, which was in the worst shape. … Continue reading
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Previously, on This Old House
In a surprise turn of events, Lynn and Lou decided to risk it all and stain the bottom unit’s floors grey, ensuring the future renter will ponder why their floors are not a super-glossy marmalade color like every other rental … Continue reading
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Grey or gray?
Here’s Lou staining more of the freshly-sanded floor gray (grey?) in an attempt to convince me that, despite the wood already having been stained in its life and therefore not taking a second stain as well, it will still look … Continue reading
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