A good piece of advice for home builders is to not carpet the main entryway. But if you must, go ahead and use a sponge floor covering since that will produce identical results, at much lower cost.
A place for everything and everything in its place. The wooden shelving unit survived the transmogriphication, as you'll soon see. Oh, the suspense!
Sodden grey carpet...Begone! Faux imitation Corinthian burled elm panelling...Begone! Alien autopsy fluorescent light fixture...You stay right where you are!
The Aspen cabin look is starting to come together, if the cabin's logs were stacked vertically, and if the logs had regular, repeating widths.
A do-it-yourself tiling job is the most satisfying project in home renovation, right up until the next step...
Aaah! My beautiful tile floor! Will it ever be clean again?
The answer is no. As in, "No, my tile floor will never be clean again."
Seventeen hours of polishing on bended knee later...it's Miller time.
Ah, trim. The shield atop so many of life's minor seam-related sins.
Organization, illustrated. But for how long, do you suppose? (September update: not that long, actually.)
The final results speak for themselves, but not in the same way that I'll speak for myself on my deathbed, when I utter to the loving family assembled around me, "I wish I had spent more time napping on the couch and watching televised golf."