Five years ago we bought an old house in San Francisco with a fig tree. We tore the walls down but kept the tree. Months turned into years - very cold years - but we are finally putting the house back together. Thanks for visiting.

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Vintage-inspired DIY Shipping Crate featuring Hudson Whiskey

Vintage-inspired DIY Shipping Crate featuring Hudson Whiskey

Thanks for all the recent comments on some of our other posts. We appreciate all of the helpful tips and suggestions. We just had our downstairs flooring installed and it looks beautiful. I’ll do a post on that shortly. In the meantime I wanted to share another DIY that is relatively quick, easy, and an...
$10 DIY One Hour Upcycled Firepit

$10 DIY One Hour Upcycled Firepit

Happy weekend to you. Yesterday Joe and I wanted to do a fun and quick project for the house. We thought a firepit would be fun but didn’t like the looks of the ones sold at Home Depot and this geometric firepit at DWR is out of our budget. Eventually, Joe will design his own...

still very much in the design phase…

This is the answer we give to everyone who asks us about the house. We’ve been enjoying combing through our stack of 6 years worth of Dwell mags and just taking our time during this phase. Joe even slapped some post-it notes on the wall the other day to help us visualize what we’re thinking...
wine box shelf = $20

wine box shelf = $20

Whether you’re in need of more storage in your kitchen or want to install a library for your books a wine box shelf may be a good (and cheap) solution. Joe and I have needed more storage in our make-shift kitchen for some time. Pots, pans, and plates can be found stacked on our desks...