I’ve had just a few friends hassling asking me properly for photos of our accomplished dwelling addition/transform challenge. There are numerous reasons I have not posted them but, apart from a few fast ones on Instagram. I really feel like the rooms should be unpacked, or at the least reasonably uncluttered, earlier than I photograph them to post. We’re still bringing stuff up from the storage, going via bins and making weekly runs to Goodwill. Shedding both canines within two months additionally made it exhausting to concentrate on non-important duties. We have unpacked enough to go through our day by day lives, so there’s much less of a must get the remaining carried out rapidly.

On the niche side, now we have this concrete insert that I forged several months again, simply waiting to be polished. If you do not keep in mind, this was what I designed. Beautiful! What an enormous difference! We’re in the middle of a bathroom remodel and now I want to change all of it up so it is as classy and stylish as yours. Ours is currently within the destruction stage. Ugh.

This is a lovely resolution for those who cannot afford to fully rework. Personally, I still like stained cabinets, not oak so much, but I believe there is a warmth and household-friendly quality to kitchens with stained cabinetry. Ask your potential hire for proof of insurance or bonding. Contractors who operate aboveboard ought to be prepared to share this data. Taking the additional step of calling the insurance or bond company to confirm that a policy is active and paid up can offer you higher peace of mind.

The cabin bed was a shop purchased bed unit, which got here in equipment form, that is produced from customary contiboard for the sides and cabinets and a high density flooring grade chipboard for mattress base. Originally the cabin bed was freestanding, however with main modifications to the interior and back I converted it into a fitted cabin bed unit. Part of the modification was to make a headboard from some scrap plywood, confronted with furniture foam and upholstered with some furnishings fabric which I salvaged from an outdated sofa. The cabin mattress was then set simply over six inches (150mm) away from the again wall to accommodate the fitted bookcase and bedside shelf.

Earlier than – my yellow and grey toilet after we first seemed at the house – what you possibly can’t see is how dirty these bathe doors were. Rose Cobis purchased this Quonset hut from the town of Kodiak, Alaska, and made it her own. I feel Rose has a factor for wooden. She’s most likely reading a guide about wood. I toured an old one a 12 months ago and fell in love with it. It has such space and design potentialities.