Closet Conversion

Month: July 2016

Closet Conversion

When is a closet not a closet? When it doesn’t serve it’s purpose. Example: the coat closet in the foyer of my cottage. Take a look at the state of this sad little stall just a few months ago. In all my haste to get moving on this project (and then leave it sit for a month because that’s how I do) I pulled out two shelves before I thought to take the before photos and I could not get them back in! So use your imagination and pretend there are four shelves in the photo above. Does this make any sense? To anyone?

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Bye Bye Condo, Hello Cottage!

For the sake of sweet Grace, and my knees and hips, I moved from my third floor walk-up to the burbs. The pooch can stretch and frolic, and my [gracefully] aging joints will carry me another day. This is my 24th move, and I am so over it! As much as I loathe the packing, the physical labor, and the aftermath of moving, I love my new home! We now have more space, a first-floor master (read: I never have to move again), and more importantly, a yard in which Little Miss can run free. Do I miss the old place? Youbetcha! [said in my best Yooper accent

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