I love architectural contrast. Since Debra has decreed at least two “pretty” pics per post, I’ll use some of that contrast for the first one. This shot is – obviously, because of the iconic CN Tower on the left – in Toronto, taken from the the St. Lawrence Market area looking back downtown. Now, let’s […]
Debra says that I should always put at least a couple of pretty pictures in a post, so here is a shot of the tile we’ve selected for the laundry room: It’s going to be hard to find much else pretty for this post – things are getting really dirty at Hildring House. If you’ll […]
I thought I’d give you a little more insight into Debra’s inspiration for the new powder at Hildring House. There isn’t any order or sequence to this stuff – just an olio of ideas. This first one is illustrative of adding a lot of interest to a very small space. The Hildring House powder is […]
Debra says that she’s tired of all the demo pictures, so she’ll be commandeering this post to show “some pretty stuff.” Okay – I’ll relinquish the keyboard for a while. But before I do, and in the spirit of “pretty stuff,” here is a pic from our recent visit to the National Botanic Gardens in […]
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.
It’s time for things to get messy – not dirty and decrepit like the street scene from Montevideo, Uruguay, below, but sawdust flying and sheet rock dust hanging heavy in the air as the old gets torn out to make way for the new.