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40 Acres And A Mule? How About 4 Acres And Some Chickens! - Friday, April 11th 2008 5:00 PM
The wooded property on the west side of Kraemer House came available and we decided to purchase it.  The closing was today, so it’s official!  According to the plat...
March Winds Bring April Showers... - Sunday, March 30th 2008 10:00 PM
Spring fever around Kraemer House is getting worse.  The seed order was placed and has arrived.      This year we ordered mostly from Johnny’s Seeds and...
Kraemer House, You Have a Favicon! - Saturday, March 29th 2008 7:30 AM
Lynn, our Web Executrix Emeritus, designed a Favicon for our website.  If you’re not familiar with the term (I wasn’t until I asked Lynn what that little thingy is), a...
Projects Inside Section Updated Featuring the Finished Living Room! - Sunday, March 23rd 2008 6:35 PM
The Projects Inside page at ProjectKraemerLane.net has been updated with all of the final work that was done in the living room.  It took us forever to complete as we...
The Living Room is Now Finished!!! - Sunday, March 23rd 2008 6:30 PM
The living room is finished!  Well, almost...  Later this spring, when the weather warms up a bit, we’ll sand and paint the bank of shutters for the bay area. ...
...And a Few Loose Screws - Wednesday, March 19th 2008 8:30 PM
We used this method awhile back to remove paint from the hardware that we’ll be keeping.  The metal window sash lifts and door parts were painted several times over the...
Finally, Time to Decor8!! - Monday, March 17th 2008 7:15 PM
It’s not often that we get to decorate around here, but the floor in the living room is now finished and we’re finally able to move in!  First, the shelves in the...
Enter Here - Friday, March 14th 2008 6:30 PM
While the floor guy was here refinishing the living room floor, we asked him to see what he could do with the rear entrance area adjacent to the pantry and first floor...
Take Your Shoes Off!! - Wednesday, March 12th 2008 8:15 PM
It’s been a long road finishing up this space, but we’re getting closer!  The floor was cleaned up of construction dust......and a few repairs were made... ...to get...
Project Kraemer Lane Is Now On DelightfulBlogs.com! - Thursday, March 6th 2008 6:30 PM
ProjectKraemerLane.net has been added to DelightfulBlogs.net!  Cut through the blog smog--check it out and discover some other excellent blogs!
Odds and Ends Tied Up in a Bow! - Saturday, March 1st 2008 8:30 PM
The re-wiring of the house was mostly completed some time ago.  It was a proirity to replace the old, worn wiring. Rich started the project......in October, 2005 and it...
Spring fever... Got It Baaaaad! - Sunday, February 24th 2008 6:30 PM
While the garden is resting and gearing up for another season......the seed and plant catalogs are arriving daily!  We noted our favorites from last year and hope to...
Marble Surround Installed to Update Look of Fireplace - Saturday, February 23rd 2008 6:00 PM
After the hearth was set into place, we finished work on the mantel and braced it into position.The marble surround went into place......and the end result is an incredible...
Two Topcoats and It's Done! - Wednesday, February 20th 2008 7:15 PM
Up the ladder, down the ladder.  Up the ladder, down the ladder....  The bookcase in the living room has been primed......and the clean, white base brings in even more...
Fire Me Up! - Tuesday, February 19th 2008 9:15 PM
The fireplace in the living room has been undergoing a transformation.  A focal point, it needed a lot of attention.  The inside was painted......and the hearth was...
The Devil is in the Details! - Monday, February 18th 2008 8:30 AM
Over the weekend, the crown moulding went up on the living room bookcase.  After a lot of thought, the design was finalized.  First, the dentil was placed just...
Just Sitting Around Watching the Narcissus Bloom...NOT!! - Sunday, February 17th 2008 10:15 PM
Work in the living room is still in full swing.  The baseboard has been installed around the bookcase......but it took some effort and a trip to The Artifacts Bank in...
Shelve This One! - Monday, January 28th 2008 8:00 PM
Rich worked on building the shelves for the bookcase this weekend.  They are adjustable, allowing for maximum use and options. Brett has been working on painting the trim,...
Projects Inside Section Updated Featuring Living Room! - Friday, January 25th 2008 7:30 AM
The Projects Inside section of the website has been updated featuring the work we've done in the living room so far.  There is still a lot of work to go, but it's finally...
Book ‘em, Dano! - Sunday, January 20th 2008 7:15 PM
This weekend, the bookcase was installed.  Each of the four sections is 8 feet tall, 30 inches wide, and 16 inches deep.Each section was anchored to the wall until all four...
Color, Color on the Wall... - Thursday, January 17th 2008 9:00 PM
Progress.  The living room has received two coats of a color called “carton,” available at Sherwin Williams.  Painting behind the radiators proved to be a...
Swatch That Swatch? - Monday, January 14th 2008 9:15 PM
The swatches of fabric we ordered from Smith & Noble for the living room window treatments arrived.  Taking paint color choices into consideration, we whittled it down...
New Year’s Resolutions In Full Swing! - Sunday, January 13th 2008 8:30 PM
At the top of list of absolutely will complete in 2008, we have been working nonstop in the living room.  Other projects took priority at times, and then spring turned into...
Happy New Year! Cleaning Out the Closet... - Saturday, January 5th 2008 7:30 AM
At the rate we’re going, any small accomplishment deserves a mention!  But hey, we’re just two guys with full time jobs and free time often at a premium, so anything...
Check Out "Green Scene" to See "Red and Yellow and Pink and Green"! - Friday, December 28th 2007 3:00 PM
As mentioned in an earlier post, Brett won 3rd place in the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s photo contest.  The January/February 2008 issue of their magazine, Green...