Roasted Tomatoes and Squash on a Toast with Tahini & Lemon (recipe from Food & Wine mag)
Wood Sheathing installed today over the insulation material. Looks really cool up close from the scaffolding.
One of the best things about construction and design is meeting, working and collaborating with talented and experienced artists such as Tina Wainwright, an artist who, together with her mother, has done a myriad of stunning work for designers such as John Dickinson and whose work as adorned many San Francisco Pacific Heights homes. Tina…
The Mansard Roof’s Dormer Windows that each Guest Room on the 3/F will have 2 of.
Attempting to capture an angle of the bay window and got a magnificent ray of sunshine with it. On the Ground Floor, the flue (the silver colored tube that juts off the stone wall) for the living room fireplace is in place. Ingenious way of creating racks for drying the wood trims.…
Considering urn topiaries in the landscape of the Francis House. Need your comments please.
Monday Breakfast: the Francis House version of “Smørrebrød”
Eggs of many kinds, cooked many different ways. I happen to enjoy hard boiled eggs with the yolks a tad runny and ALWAYS accompanied with my obssession, crunchy sea salt (Brittany or Anglesey).
Two weeks ago, we posted 2 potential cabinet colors for the kitchen. There was an equal vote for both. Hence, Richard and I had to go back and choose a period style of cabinet that would still be befitting of the era of the house but in a color that we both agree on. White…
The deciduous tree we would like to have at the entrance of the Francis House. Imagine… four of these, in each corner of a “square” and an old style fountain in the center. Wouldn’t that be so welcoming ?