Walk into any home and you can usually discern the architectural style of a house or the period in which it was constructed based upon close inspection of the trim. Search the phrase historic trim and you will find articles, … Continue reading
It is a practice of mine to sit down at the beginning of the year and look toward my future while evaluating my past. Now, this sounds very in depth. Actually, it is a brief, simple, truly helpful and insightful … Continue reading
Christmas week saw some major headway. The final sanding was completed on the drywall and then the primer and paint was applied. This aspect of a design is the ‘prepping of the canvas’. The texture, color and light determines the … Continue reading
Just look at that! It is amazing to see a transformation happen. The large sheets of drywall were hung this past week. Look at the difference a couple of days can make. I love it. ……………………………………………………………………….. A couple of days … Continue reading
It’s winter time in Portland and getting cold quickly. To continue making this ADU feel like a warm and inviting ‘nest’ the next step was to keep the interior warm. Insulation! To keep the project small and green focused, I … Continue reading
Interior Designers understand the impact color can make. As both an interior designer + color consultant, I make my living from the correct and best use of color. I knew it would be doubly important when it came time to … Continue reading
The previous post had shown the progress of the siding on the south and East side. This latest post shows what a difference complete siding and can make! The envelope of the home has been transformed.
After the last of the framing went in, its time to have the windows installed. Our goal is to have the building’s ‘Envelope’ sealed before winter sets-in. It’s been a glorious fall here in Portland and all of us here … Continue reading
Most of the framing has been completed. With the windows on-route, we wrap-up the remaining framework.