Finishing something. Such a rare and good feeling! While I’m technically only 3/4 done with “Big Green” (our overwhelming, exciting, and marathon-long renovation project in the small town of Hillsboro, IL) it feels incredible to be done with one of the upstairs apartments this month. I love pictures for what they give us on a […]Read More “Big Green” hits a renovation milestone!-and I get a little sappy…
Last year, around this time, 229 South Main in Hillsboro, IL was nothing shy of the “ugliest building on the block”. And so it was named by many downtowners. A year later Brian and Anna Limbaugh are opening Evi Salon- a fresh, modern, four chair space, full of color, historic detail and energy. Anna will […]Read More “FRESH LOOK”- Evi Salon opens in a lovingly restored building downtown Hillsboro.
This week I’ve been thinking about the saying “God is in the details” There are so many things that builders, and designers used to do that have since been cut out of most buildings to save on cost, but its true, part of what we love about old buildings is the craftsmanship and passion that was […]Read More Dios está en los detalles – a walk through the Hillsboro Post office
I have to say, this thing is freakin cool. This commissioned seven and a half foot tall shelf looks like it floats off the ground. It is also displayed in what will soon be a personal indoor two story Skateboarding half pipe. Hows that for perks of living in a small town!Read More Made in Hillsboro!- Pyramid scheme shelf by Isaac Reynolds