Part II of my floor kitchen floor restoration project and shellac-advocacy PSA.
Last week I went to Florida on a work trip which meant leaving my dad unsupervised in the bungalow for approximately three days. Upon my arrival in Florida, I received this text from him: That is…or rather, was my kitchen floor. All two layers of it. In his defense, my dad can’t sit still when […]
Spring cleaning has been on my mind lately, perhaps because it’s finally, almost, maybe, possibly about to be spring here in Chicago. I mean… if I didn’t just jinx us all by typing that aloud. (Sorry in advance). Today, we uninstalled the handrails on our front stoop and… wow! The front steps feel so much […]
I began a simple project on New Year’s Eve. Ok, I began what I THOUGHT was a simple project on New Year’s Eve. Having refinished the hardwood floors and patched and painted the plaster walls in the living room and dining room less than two years ago, the final project to finish these two rooms […]
The fall season means a lot of things here in Chicago: the warm weather begins to turn chilly, colors start changing on the trees, and for bungalow owners, the end of October means they might have a Driehaus award or honorable mention in their future!
I’ve got to be honest… I’ve walked by this bungalow for over a year and always wondered what it looked like inside.
When I realized that Karin contacted me and this was her home, I annoyed my husband for days about how excited I was to take a peek inside. I knew this bungalow was going to be special… the windows, the yard, everything about this home spoke to me.
And then I stepped inside…