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 "renovation"
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...
...and we're back

…and we’re back

Hello there. We took quite a long hiatus from the blog. I’m happy to say though that last Fall (2011) we had permits issued and this week construction started again on our house. We are excited and a little scared. Please join us again for some updates on our progress and hopefully some DIY projects...

mini renovation

I love typing ‘renovation’ into the flickr search to see what I can find. I haven’t done it for a while and was delightfully surprised to see this seriously mini kitchen being renovated by icklemissus. I’m not sure if it was ever finished since the last image was posted nearly a year ago. Nonetheless, the...

tiny-renovation, even tinier budget

Here is a great article in the NY Times about a truly tiny renovation both regarding the square footage and the budget...