eichler design consulting

Eichler Renovation Project - Progress

Here"s the progress of my recent Eichler Renovation project. I consulted on the paint colors, after finding a scratch through the original original siding (and many layers of paint), and finding a speck of this charcoal color. I convinced them to paint the accent beam orange (from the list of original "Eichler Paint Colors" from my previous post), with a matching orange door to boot. I don"t even think I have any "before" pictures, but let"s just say, it wasn"t this pretty.

Eichler Exterior Paint

Doesn"t the house look sharp?!

 

 

Eichler Exterior Paint

The windows have all been cleaned and scraped (old layers of paint) and are SO clear that a few people have almost walked through them.20140403-2014-04-03 12.54.36

This view is neat; you can look through from both the Master Bedroom and main room/kitchen and see out to the beautiful backyard and pool.

Eichler Restoration

 

Kitchen has yet to be completed, but soon to come, some clean, modern white cabinets within the original L-shaped footprint. Oh, and some beautiful lighting of course. These globes are circa the 70s.

Eichler Kitchen Renovation

 

Can"t wait to see the shiny white floors; gives me hope for the future of our house and what it can be!

Eichler Restoration

I've been working on a fun side project for the last few weeks and finally have a moment to share some of the progress. There's a house in the neighborhood undergoing a restoration, which I have been given the fantastic opportunity to provide consultation on, and, even more exciting (to me at least) the house layout and design happens to be our exact model. So it's like going back in time, seeing many original features of the original house, but also like seeing our house's future, since we have long term plans to bring back some of these exact same Eichler fundamentals that are long gone in our home.

Here's a few "befores":

Original sliding doors, from atrium into living space:

Eichler Restoration

Beautiful unpainted, stained/washed ceiling:

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Full glass windows and doors to the backyard:

 

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Outside view:

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Original paneling flowing from atrium into house: 20140308-Copy of 2014-03-08 14.20.40

Side/Bedroom Side of the house (with door to bathroom):

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Dining/Living Room View - All original luan paneling:

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Atrium sliding door entrance - see the hint of original dark charcoal paint in the scratch mark:

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Original Eichler Kitchen Layout, but not the original cabinets (or globes!):

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View into atrium:

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