Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Rest of the Upstairs

We’ve named our two guest rooms in terms of their genetic appeal: the “girl’s room” and the “boy’s room.” The boys room has a sort of 1970’s masculine style and the girls room is decidedly more beachy-floral. Girl’s Room Boy’s … Continue reading

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Brown and Gray

Ceiling fans are not our favorite things, but since Beechwood doesn’t have central air, they are absolutely necessary.  What isn’t necessary is keeping the old, faux oak ones that were hanging in every bedroom. Garbage pickers love them though and … Continue reading

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Wallpaper on the door.

Unfortunately, we had wallpaper in both bathrooms, one bedroom, the office, and in our entryway. The worst part though, was that we had it on a few doors too. Not sure it was ever cool to wallpaper a door… Anyway, … Continue reading

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Our kitchen was totally gross. Really.

Our kitchen was gross. It really wasn’t usable. We knew it was a big project, so we got started the day we closed. While we were ripping it apart we found old newspapers in the walls documenting the previous remodels … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary

In honor of our one year anniversary of buying Beechwood, we’ve decided to post a bunch of photos.  After lots of late nights and too many gallons of paint, this is where we’re at. Warning: the before shots are frightening … Continue reading

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Bachelor Pad

As the realtors say “its got such good bones” which is salesperson euphemism for “ugly.” That’s Beechwood, nice design, good construction, lots of character but totally dumpy and out of date. But in really great shape considering it was built … Continue reading

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