Posts Tagged ‘renovation’

Framing Begins!

Framing Begins!

  As the winter kicked in, so did the framing on Blackberry  … nearly a year ago today.     The framing moved along quickly, thankfully, despite some very cold and blustery months on Nantucket.   My sons enjoyed the make-shift playground on our weekend visits to see the progress!  We saved all the old […]


A Pergola for the Wisteria

A Pergola for the Wisteria

The genesis for the restoration of our farmhouse that we just recently completed can absolutely be tracked back to one particular moment when the following thought crossed my mind  … “Boy, wouldn’t it be great if that old wisteria vine had something to grow on?” Somehow, the next thing we knew we we were restoring the […]


Restoring the Details

Restoring the Details

When it comes to home renovation, I am an unapologetic addict. My two boys have grown so accustomed to the sound of banging hammers in every home they’ve ever lived, that I wonder if I might be subconsciously turning them into the architect and carpenter I’ve always longed to be. To paraphrase Carl Jung, nothing so affects the child as the unlived life of the parent!