The Deck Reveal!!!!!

1929 Charmer Deck

  The only easy part of our deck Re.jue.ve.na.tion project was creating a Project  List. We were so excited as we moved in to Phrase One. We did a happy dance when we found the  Six Soldiers Standing in a row. Our feet stumbled when we encountered medical delays. At times, we often felt the […]

Front Hall Furniture Makeover…

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I never seen to have enough storage space and the front foyer is no exception.   When you think of a "front foyer" you'd probably have visions of grandeur, like this.... or this.... or even this......... If you think those foyers are grand just wait the best is yet to come. Now mind you I […]

In the Beginning!

Sears "The Mitchell"

The Charmer was built in 1929 by Neal Terpstra.  Mr. Terpstra worked for the Sears building department and used the "Mitchell" architectural plans to build a spec home. "The Mitchell follows the latest English architecture with a touch of the popular California studio type.  Two gables, one higher then that other, bring out the beauty […]