Chronicling Jon & Craig's renovation of an 1809 rowhouse in Baltimore's Little Italy neighborhood.
basement; wet bar
- Published on Friday, 13 February 2009
Authors:The basement is coming together. We have the cabinets painted - Craig did an amazing job on this - and the wet bar is in place with functioning plumbing. We're pretty excited and proud to say that the basement budget has stayed quite small due to some recylcing, some freebies and of course our own labor.
porcelain tile floor
- Published on Thursday, 12 February 2009
Authors:Back to the kitchen - the floor is tiled, finally! It was a mess of plywood for way too long. We went with a neutral porcelain 12"x12" in a running bond pattern. I'll admit, I was a bit disappointed when I first realized that the floor I wanted was going to cost way more than necessary; I suppose the tile we ended up with is "safer" as...
- Published on Wednesday, 04 February 2009
It’s great that we have the finished basement and third floor, but this leaves little room for storage of things like tools. As you might imagine, the collection is big, unruly and always growing. Can I get a “That’s what she said”? Fortunately, there is a large built-in closet/tv unit in the basement with some extra room – this is a...
- Published on Tuesday, 03 February 2009
Dear Old Couch,
I'm sorry to say you're being replaced. While you've been loyal and always by our [back]sides, the time has come for someone else to enjoy you - and hopefully give you a thorough, professional cleaning.
Jon and Craig
This couch has seen everything. If it could speak, it would surely say something...
- Published on Monday, 02 February 2009
Authors:Sorry y’all, we concocted the most daunting to-do list ever and we failed to put ‘blog’ as an entry.We’ve been wonderfully busy with the house though and blogging is back on the list, so hopefully you’ll be hearing from us more frequently.
Now that the basement is freed up (i.e. we moved upstairs), we can start turning it into the...