Planning our Mid-Century Modern Basement Remodel

Since the day we bought our Care-Free Home, we knew the large basement was a potential equity-boosting opportunity to add tons more finished square footage.  Unfortunately, since there was so much work to be done on the main floor of Our Care-Free Home, we had to prioritize our budget and effort and the basement dropped…

DIY’s Sweat Equity TV Show Features Our Carefree Home Renovation

It’s been a long time coming, but after shooting an episode of Sweat Equity in April of 2011 it is finally airing tonight on the DIY network!  Our episode “Retro Redo” is scheduled to air at 10pm (9pm central) Wednesday, November 14th.  The episode covers the following projects we did shortly after purchasing the Care Free…

MID-CENTURIA : Art, Design and Decor from the Mid-Century and beyond: Alcoa Care-Free Homes

Thanks to Mid-Centuria for featuring a few shots of our renovation progress!  If you’re interested in more of the history behind the Alcoa Care-Free Home as well as some additional images of other Care-Free Homes around the U.S., check out this blog post! MID-CENTURIA : Art, Design and Decor from the Mid-Century and beyond: Alcoa Care-Free Homes: In January…