Houses Painted All White - Oleander + Palm
Ok, we bought our house a year and a half ago and we’ve known that it has needed to be painted since day one. It’s just a huge undertaking with a lot of scraping and sanding ahead of us. But, I think we are ready to start thinking about it. Here’s the deal – our […]
Another Bay City: A Visit to St. Petersburg
Followers and Readers, I apologize for my nearly nonexistant comments on blogs this week! I have been in St. Petersburg, Florida for work. As I've mentioned, I do have the opportunity to travel to some pretty cool places (IMHO). While I've heard some disparaging comments about St. Pete, I happen to love it. If you're wondering about the name- it does have ties to St. Petersburg Russia (birthplace of Peter Demens, who built the railway)- as well as Detroit, Michigan (home of General John…
What Color Would You Paint this House?
Here’s a before without an after — yet. When my man and I bought this 1924 bungalow a few months ago, we decided that sprucing up the exterior was a priority. The painter we hired just offered to start a week from now instead of late summer, and we still haven’t picked out a color. That’s where you come in, dear readers.What would take our boxy little house from meh to marvelous?
40 Innovative Green Homes of 2008
If you liked our article on 34 Stunning LEED Platinum Projects, you'll probably like this one, too. As with the other, this is a retrospective on the past year. digg_url = 'http://digg.com/environment/40_Innovative_Green_Homes_from_2008'; digg_window = 'new';We've seen