Thursday, February 28, 2013

Busy February

We were asked to put our lights up last weekend for the Better Block event on Glass Street in the Bank Arts Center where James Mckissic displayed his amazing African American art collection. They also had live jazz! We were glad that we could contribute a small part to this event. Read more about his pop-up gallery here and here.

At the Better Block event, ladders were donated or lent to be part of a temporary sculpture called Rise Up Chattanooga. I thought that the concept behind this sculpture made so much sense. By lending your ladder, it created a simple visual which communicated that you must be the support to the community you want to see rise up. 

Here is the bank finally converted to the Bank Arts Center. Way to go, James! 

We finished our weekend with some work at the cabin. The more work we get done on this place, the more relaxing it becomes. 

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Renovate 2013!

For those of you that follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed our attempt at home ownership lately. We are beginning work on our little cabin one year after it tried to destroy itself from the inside out. If you haven't heard the story, I will eventually post it in full with pictures to give you a visual. Long story short, frozen pipes suck. 
We plan to move in this Spring and are very excited in many ways. BUT, we have a lot of work to do before then. This is a true first for us and we are eager to learn. Our before-move-in-to-do list includes new flooring downstairs, sheetrock in the bathroom and utility room, new bathroom vanities and installing central heat and air. I might be missing something but this doesn't include the after-move-in-to-do list. That one is much longer. 
I will post about our ventures and hopeful progress as we go. It will probably be entertaining. 
Isn't she a beauty in the snow?