Kitchen tease

December 4, 2009Kitchen

We will post more about our kitchen redo soon. In the meantime, here is a preview of our kitchen with knobs from Rejuvenation. 

Out with the old in with the new

December 3, 2009Bathroom, Lighting

According to Susan I am something of a lamp tramp. So I am sure you will see a lot of posts about lights from me on here. My latest find happened when I was walking around Handy Ace Hardware. Handy is one of those hardware stores that has things on the shelves from years ago. … Read More

Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2009Decor, Holiday

We are spending our first Halloween in the house giving out candy, something we were never able to do in our apartments. I’m looking forward to seeing how many trick-or-treaters we get! Happy Halloween from Northcrest!

I almost forgot

October 19, 2009Lighting

This is the light that the Nelson lamp replaced. I don’t think I need to express how ugly we thought this thing was.

Let there be light

October 11, 2009Lighting

So even before I owned a house I always knew I wanted a George Nelson bubble lamp. Today that dream has come true thanks to my bosses Mark and Loren. This was a wedding gift for Susan and I. I am lucky to work with such good people and even luckier that they have good … Read More


October 11, 2009Uncategorized

We just had our first garage sale at the house and we did great. Most of what we sold was old junk stuff of my mom’s but we did have some new in the box kitchen items that were wedding gifts to my parents in the early 70’s. We kept a few of the nicer … Read More

A quick tour

September 29, 2009Uncategorized

I figured since this is a new blog it would be best to give everyone a tour of the house when we purchased it. These are all “before” pictures. I always wanted a house with lots of windows and now I have it! However, I am sure I will be hating them when winter comes … Read More

Our den!

September 4, 2009Den

We just got done snazzing up the kitchen. We’ll post pictures once we get them together. While you’re waiting, a look at the den! Before and after…ish. We love the den. It’s the room we hang out in the most. It has a wet bar and an awesome fireplace! When we first purchased the home then den … Read More

Hello there!

August 30, 2009Uncategorized

Welcome to the neighborhood! This is our 1962 split level home of awesome. As you can see there is work to be done… …and as you can tell by how good we look in this picture we have been doing it. In this blog we hope to chronicle the trials and tribulations of restoring a … Read More