Historic Mortar 101

The winter months are a great time to plan outdoor projects and home maintenance. If you’re curious (or terrified) about historic mortar, this post is for you.

Kitchen floor project | Part I

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…

New year, new bungalow mystery.

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…