Archive for August, 2016

Ms. A | Chicago Newborn Photography

August 31, 2016

To say it has been a GCP baby boom, it is an understatement! We can not get enough of all these beautiful and handsome newborns that have been in front of our lenses (and in our arms for a quick baby fix 😉 )

Here is the precious Ms. A!

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S Family | Manhattan Mini Photo Sessions

August 29, 2016

Have you booked your fall or late summer family mini session? We have started offering mini sessions for families that no longer need a ton of images from their session, and do not need a lot of time to capture the images. These sessions are also perfect for your holiday or new year cards!

Email Amy to book your session before it is too late!

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Weekly Airstream Update | 1971 Airstream Renovation

August 26, 2016

Tom started removing the floors in the back by the bathroom where we found more rot. We are going to have to have someone come in and weld a little of the frame since we have the floor open. This is not a bad thing since we can easily get to it now.

Currently we are brainstorming and coming up with ideas. Once we have the frame reenforced we will start laying the floors down, clean the walls, and then paint the walls using a spray gun Tom got from Harbor Freight.

Tom took apart a bunch of pallets and cleaned the wood. We are so lucky that our friends who is letting us use their barn also has a planer we can use to shave down the pallet wood for a fun project inside Ruby Jane once it is time.

Make sure to scroll down to see before and afters!1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation11971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream RenovationBefore and after time:

The bathroom 1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation

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Past posts

Day Ruby Jane came home

Day one of Demo

A change of Plans

A Change of Plans | 1971 Airstream Renovation

August 22, 2016

1971 Airstream Renovation

So….this week we changed our minds. And gutted the whole airstream 😳

Reason being we can easily fix the floors, clean  and paint the walls, and Tom can rebuild the beds, storage, and kitchen to our liking. We also decided to remove the furnace. We know we will not be using the camper in extreme cold, and we have learned a way to put a heating packet in our AC unit to warm the camper enough for earlier spring and late fall trips.

Without further ado… the gutted airstream:
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We had a little visitor1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation

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The light Tom was using was way too hot in the barn so he started using holiday lights1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation

During the demo we found some unwanted guests. Luckily this nest was unoccupied, but we did find a new mice nest that had to be evicted. Tom went immediately to Lowes to buy as many mouse traps  as he could and an electronic mice repeller. So far so good!1971 Airstream Renovation
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Someone is so proud of all his work!1971 Airstream Renovation

Before and After
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Past posts

Day Ruby Jane came home

Ruby Janes New Home

Ruby Jane’s New Home | 1971 Airstream Renovation

August 19, 2016

1971 Airstream Renovation

Ruby Jane is under cover and out of the elements! Tom could not wait for some demo, and took out the bathroom and kitchen this day. Scroll to the end for some before and after photos!
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We found some floor rot in the front. Not too bad though!1971 Airstream Renovation

Where the sink and stove used to be.1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation1971 Airstream Renovation

Oh hey Tom!1971 Airstream RenovationBefore and after of the bathroom vanity

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And the kitchen stove and sink1971 Airstream Renovation

Past posts:

The day Ruby Jane came home