Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Cabinet hardware - adding back plates

To help decide if I wanted back plates on the hardware in this room, I purchased a single back plate as a test. Having this visual helped me see a depth that is difficult to visualize in this photo.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Closet lighting

Some friends and I had a brief discussion about closet lighting. I'll admit that I like the idea of opening a closet door and having instant light. How handy is that!?!?

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Cabinet hardware - back-plates? yes or no






 A "Magic Question" can be whether or not you want back-plates behind cabinet  knobs.

I added back-plates behind my bathroom and kitchen knobs because these cabinets are used frequently. I thought of it as protection for the cabinets.

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Humor - hiring contractors

Be careful who you hire for remodeling or building projects. All contractors aren't equal.

Click on this link to see some BAD results.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Storage

Can a house have enough storage?

Even though I am inclined to think the answer is "NO!" I do realize that well-planned storage, plus not hoarding, can help us all utilize our storage wisely.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

a GRAND inspiration

The iron gates of Philip Simmons are nothing if not GRAND! His work was incredible, his talent was and still is envied, and his legacy lives on indefinitely.