Our Sunroom/Library

our kitchen remodel included making it more accessible to the sunroom. now the sunroom is brighter and feels a part of the kitchen, instead of isolated.

standing between kitchen and sunroom

standing between kitchen and sunroom

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looking into kitchen from sunroom

looking into kitchen from sunroom

 

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Our Dining Room

during our kitchen remodel, the dining room was closed for use. we had to move the dining to kitchen entrance over and refinish the original oak flooring. here it is now!

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our mailbox inside house

our mailbox inside house

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Our 1930s Kitchen Remodel – Before

our 1935 Monterey Revival home still had it’s original kitchen. along its 80 years, new refrigerator and dishwasher were squeezed into the tiny space. it was hard to shoot images, but here are some from before our remodel. the laundry room and sunroom were separate rooms with three walls that eventually were removed. the previous post on June 30th will show the remodeled kitchen.

 

 

looking into kitchen from dining room

looking into kitchen from dining room

looking into sunroom

looking into sunroom

standing between dining and sunroom doorways

standing between dining and sunroom doorways

looking into laundry room

looking into laundry room

standing at sink, looking at our tiny basement door

standing at sink, looking at our tiny basement door

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Perfectly green…

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Not sure how I’ll ever be satisfied again after seeing French artist Clare Basler’s enchanting Paris chateau, garden & studio. [gallery type="rectangular" ids="5691,5692,5693,5694,5695,5696,5697"]

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Our Kitchen

this is our kitchen remodel! you can see the before pictures on the next post, dated July 5th. it took four months. three walls were removed, lots of upstairs plumbing relocated, oak flooring laid throughout kitchen to tie in with rest of home. it was actually fascinating and fun to live through it, but am happy it’s done. a moroccan/indian theme runs throughout downstairs.

 

standing at sunroom entrance

standing at sunroom entrance

where laundry room and wall used to be

where laundry room and wall used to be

where powder bath and two walls used to be

where powder bath and two walls used to be

standing where laundry room used to be, looking into dining room

standing where laundry room used to be, looking into dining room

behind this hoosier cabinet is our tiny basement door

behind this hoosier cabinet is our tiny basement door

buffet/island for silverware and storage

buffet/island for silverware and storage

washer/dryer and display cabinet

washer/dryer and display cabinet

moroccan style tile and soapstone counter

moroccan style tile and soapstone counter

vintage bronze moroccan pendant light

vintage bronze moroccan pendant light

the pattern the island light casts in kitchen

the pattern the island light casts in kitchen

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Our Living Room

since moving into our 1935 monterey revival home, there has been constant construction, change and chaos. today is the first time the living room looks finished. there are always a few more tweaks, a painting to hang and dust to remove, but this is close to the vision i had for the space.

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What the Media Creates

this is an amazing transformation. the young woman is what i would already call quite beautiful. what a sad, sad commentary on what the media thinks we want and how we’re fooled by it all.

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