I know that when I say “Basecamp” you’re probably envisioning us lounging in some exotic locale, “glamping” on a romantic African safari. Ahhh, wouldn’t that be nice. Alas, no … at least, not yet.
After replacing the 4 foot, industrial-strength, fluorescent shop light in our kitchen with an elegant chandelier, we discovered that in order to clearly see what we were chopping, mixing, or preparing would require more light. And a few (6 to be exact) simple, under cabinet puck lights were the perfect solution.
Everyone knows the standard definition for chaos: disorder and confusion. However, for our recently completed bar top replacement, the world of physics provides something more apropos:
Uh-oh, the stove is back in the living room! That can only mean one thing. The Basecamp Gallivance renovation is back on.
Our living room used to be pretty bleak. Dark and dreary with bare concrete floors. But as the saying goes, “It had good bones.”
In the search for new digs, sometimes you stumble across a place that just “feels right” – it’s you. There’s an instant recognition of where your stuff will go and how it’s going to live. That’s what we felt when we first set eyes on our place. Amid all the chaos we could see a …
There he is, The Perfect Man, dangling by a silver wire. The Hindus define the Perfect Man as the perfect Brother, the perfect Son, and the perfect Husband. I like that. So why in the world would we want to hang him? Because it’s tradition! Last week we took time out of our renovation work …