Plant Sale 2016
Every year we wait for this sale. Hosted by a local botanical garden and master gardener’s association, Naturescaping, we’re able to buy full grown, native, bare root trees and shrubs for anywhere between $5-$8 per plant. They also have a …
Pole Barn Complete: Now Time to Create our Artist Workshop!
Well it took a bit longer then expected, but we finally finished the remodel of the pole barn. Now onto creating! We’re envisioning producing everything from pinch pots to tiny homes.
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Almost Net Zero
This month’s power bill: $13.61 Total energy used: 420kwh Total energy produced: 400kwh
Pole Barn Remodel Fall 2015
We decided to tackle the last eye sore on the property, the pole barn. Over the last fiver years we’ve finished an interior studio, installed OSB on all interior walls, and added cabinets to the shop interior. This fall we’ll …
Our first, almost construction-free summer.
new upstairs bath
For the upstairs bath, we started with an electric radiant heating system, and used travertine stone to help retain and radiate the heat. We found a bamboo double-vanity with travertine top from Signature Hardware, and used LED lighting for overhead …
During our search for sustainable interior furnishings, we came across the most beautiful, solid hardwood bamboo furniture by Washington-based manufacturer, Greenington. We were able to purchase the furniture from a local green furniture etailer, EnerChi Living Spaces, www.enerchilivingspaces.com, who was …
We used native and/or sustainable materials for the interior; in the kitchen this included Doug Fir cabinets, recycled glass countertops, glass backsplash and cork flooring. LED under-cabinet lighting, LED pendants and LED recessed lights help illuminate the space when daylighting …