Our Coop

Our Coop

Sometime in January, Kristin approached me with the idea that we should try raising a few chickens in our backyard. During one of the cold days we spent inside, she happened across an article about the joys and benefits of raising your own chickens. We talked it over...
Rocky Mountain RAW

Rocky Mountain RAW

I’ve been meaning to learn the details of the Camera RAW tools in Photoshop as part of getting back to my art roots. I’ve been fascinated by photography and film ever since my first beginning photography course at Murray State. I was fortunate to learn the...
Foyer

Foyer

At one point the Parquet in our foyer was beautiful. Alas that was a long time ago. The finish was badly damaged in many places and pieces were split or popping up in others. We decided that four different flooring styles between the entrance and four rooms downstairs...
Family Room

Family Room

Let’s paint the town lime green. No? Ok. How about the family room? The before pictures really don’t do the color justice. Needless to say, we decided to paint this room also. After removing a 7 foot tall IKEA cabinet from the wall we discovered that the...
Living Room

Living Room

The living room is one of our favorite rooms downstairs. Lucky we didn’t have much to do in this room other than scraping popcorn texture off the ceilings and painting. Although I hear Kristin has some ideas for the fireplace. Stay tuned…...
Attic

Attic

Ahh the attic. Well, it does have some usable flooring so we can store a fair amount of things we want to forget about. Speaking of forgetting about things, the previous owners left us some surprises....
Half Bathroom

Half Bathroom

The half-bath down stairs was the first room that we ripped anything out of. It had this funny vanity with 45 degree edges so that the door would open into the room. Despite this wonderful feature, the sink was just too small and shallow to be functional. So we...
Kitchen

Kitchen

When we purchased the house we knew the kitchen was going to need some updating. There was water damage to the hardwood floors in a few places and we thought the cabinets just needed to be painted. After a more thorough inspection of the cabinets we realized that...