If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you may recall that back in May I shared a teaser photo of the 1951 Chambers 61C range I bought for the kitchen. Since then, I haven’t said a word about the stove because…. I wasn’t doing much with it besides think about how great it would […]
Following an exceptionally mild March, my tuilps and daffodils outside are almost ready to bloom, but inside I have roses in full flower. Although they will never smell as rich and sweet as a real rose, the handpainted Mackintosh-style roses ringing this antique plate will also never wilt or wither. Ain’t it purdy? This was […]
It has been almost two months since my last update and there is a lot to catch up on. But one of the most exciting developments is also the most recent: I finally found a buffet for the dining room. Whether there was originally a built-in buffet in the dining room, I haven’t been able […]
Last night, Ms. Bungalow mentioned that one of her coworkers is considering renting out her house next fall when the Republican National Convention is in the Twin Cities. Sure enough, a search of Craigslist shows that plenty of other people think their houses can hold a few republican elephants for a week.
Attention bungalow restorers! Craigslist Minneapolis has a listing for an oak mantel and bookcase pair from a 1921 bungalow for $600. Other than some minor trim differences, this looks exactly like what I’ve got in my living room. The listing says the item has been removed from the house, so I assume the picture on […]
Bulldozing bungalow bargains! Craigslist Chicago has a posting about a craftsman bungalow slated for demolition. All the architectural parts are for sale including ceiling beams, bookcases, doors, windows, and a beautiful built-in buffet. Lots of great old wood here, people. If you need house parts in Chicagoland, get thee to Craigslist.
Here’s a tip for any local housebloggers looking for an old stove for their vintage kitchen restoration. There’s an antique blue porcelain wood-burning kitchen stove for sale on Craigslist-Minneapolis for $750 or best offer. Seems like a decent price and it looks in good shape.