Last week I spent a lovely afternoon with Claudia Kwan, a journalist who was working on a story for the Vancouver Sun about people reconsidering how they use their basement. And today the story came out!

We (where by “we” I mean Greg and some volunteer and professional friends) have been feverishly working on the basement since the middle of January. We hope to be ready to start moving furniture back down there in the next week. Yippee!

Here’s a sneak peek of one of the basement rooms (soon to be our bedroom). Before is on the bottom (well, before the remodel but after we took all the furniture out) and after is on top (well, after but still requiring the window trim, some baseboards, quarter rounds and other details). I’ll write more about the remodel when it’s actually finished.

Before (kinda) and After (almost)