Category Archives: Transforming A Tri-Level

Making Progress….

Boxes are being unpacked as time allows.  The bookshelves are nearly full!  An acrylic swag lamp from the 1960’s now graces the Black Hole.  I had hoped to slip an antique desk into the niche, but it was about 1/8″ too wide for the opening and I’m not about to alter the desk top.  So, I will learn to embrace the quirky angularity of it.  It’s starting to grow on me…




An antique desk illuminated by an acrylic swag lamp gives purpose to the Black Hole.


Hopefully now I’ll be able to find the book I always seem to be looking for.  I’ve added vertical shelf supports to hopefully prevent any potential sagging of the shelves.  I may have to beef them up a bit in the future.


The vinatage Kik-Step rolling step stool was a lucky find … I use it a lot!




Moving Is Not Fun

The past few days have been on the chaotic side.  Moving is never fun.  I’m really tired. But this move has been a learning experience.  I have learned that I have too much stuff.  Especially too much heavy stuff.  Below are photos of the newly renovated basement as it appeared this afternoon.  Somehow, all this stuff… Continue Reading

Storage Unit

The first storage unit has now been built.  It still needs to be varnished, however.  The sliding doors are awaiting recessed round finger pulls… I am still trying to decide if I want to place the pulls in the exact center of each door or place them at opposite ends as is more conventional.   The… Continue Reading