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.

Posts tagged "modern"
What a difference a few months make...

What a difference a few months make…

I think I’ve officially forgotten what it felt like to live in our old, neglected house. It’s transformed in such a short period of time. So long old house. You served us well. What do you think of the facade? xo  
choosing a modern bathtub

choosing a modern bathtub

Joe has an amazing ability to visualize space. I unfortunately do not. As we walk through the construction site I keep exclaiming, “Wow this is bigger/smaller/longer/different/better than I imagined.” Joe just rolls his eyes because the space has been in his head for years. Thankfully, he is patient with me and super helpful. For instance,...
moving quickly

moving quickly

It’s hard to believe we were sleeping in this house a month ago. The construction is moving faster than I imagined. So far we’ve had lots and lots of demo, footings/foundation poured, grade beams installed, initial sewer lines installed, retaining wall poured, and the start of the framing (more updated images to come). This coming...

new Blu Dot catalog…

Here’s a fun video of the photo shoot for Minneapolis based design/furniture company, Blu Dot. A long lost friend Matthew Rezac designed the catalog and it proves he’s still a rock star designer. Having spent 4 years in Minneapolis, I really enjoyed seeing real Minnesota snow in the video as well as a few familiar...
modern shed in seattle - almost done!

modern shed in seattle – almost done!

If you didn’t notice Meredith’s comment the other day, then I’ll fill you in. Looks like they are almost done with the shed. It has some nice new siding. Meredith when do we get an invite to the backyard party? Also, if you get a moment post a comment or email me with what’s left...