Remodeling & Design Progress Continues
It’s the beginning of summer and that brings with it a lot of family activities. You might think that would mean that progress comes to a halt on the remodeling & design efforts at Hildring House. Nope. They’ve slowed, somewhat, but certainly haven’t stopped. A lot of what is going on now involves tweaking, though. You remember the shelves in the library. We’re still rearranging but I think they’re looking quite nice, don’t you?
Continue reading “Hildring House – Remodeling & Design Progress Report”
Sometimes, “natural demolition” – usually gradual neglect and disuse – leaves a beautiful structure. Take, for instance, this abandoned church in Howth, Ireland:
The demo at Hildring House is not so elegant. Nor, however, is it intended to be. Things are moving right along, though. Let’s take a look. Continue reading “Hildring House – More Demo and a Little Progress”
We closed on a new property yesterday. We’re calling it Hildring House. It is a 1960 modern-ranch-style home. I guess you could call it Radern. Or Monch. For now, we’ll stick with Hildring House. This will be a short post, just to introduce it and give a little feel for the massive amount of work that has to be done to bring it up to Debra’s standards. The potential definitely is there, however, and we’re looking forward to diving in. This first pic is ill-defined, to illustrate that it’s in a kind of amorphous design state.
Let’s bring it into sharper focus: Continue reading “Hildring House -A Major New Project”
It’s not just a means of ingress and egress. The entry to any home has a great deal to do with how anyone traversing it will feel about the space inside. The doorway above, for instance, in Carmel-by-the-Sea speaks of mystery and intimacy and comfort all at the same time. Very cool.
The SoMoToHo – not so much. Continue reading “Come On In – First Phase of Entryway Transformation”