I’ve been making some pretty good progress on finishing the mudroom. And then I got distracted. Jesse-in-law gave me Chief Architect’s Home Designer Suite… and let’s just say I haven’t been able to leave the computer since I got it installed.

Here’s an updated rendering of the new floorplan for the full-on remodel and addition that started about three years ago with the utility bath, pantry and mudroom in the left upper of the plan.

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Woah. That’s all I have to say. Life got busy all of a sudden. That combined with the project basically being stalled until I could make it to the county…


Demolition gardening Planning/Design

I drove to Hillsboro about a week ago to chat with the lovely people at Washington County Building Services. Even though we have a “Portland” address, technically we live in…

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