We have been framed!

The Art Of Framing

Thanksgiving was a lot of Cremant de Limoux and Negroamaro Rose for me...

But after that, framing was all my contractor and I could talk about this past week. You would know why its such a big deal in just a little bit, when you see pictures of what framing can do to a space.

Framing gives a space a skeleton for what the end result would look like - for those who'd like to learn about Framing, here's a very useful link.

So now you know why I could not wait to be framed!

A family visit

As soon as my contractor informed that the space has been framed (for the most part) - I could not wait to take my family to witness this milestone in person.

And of course, we all had to take pictures of us standing in our very own bar!

We now have a bar!

We now have a bar!

The only time a 9-month old will be allowed inside the bar :)

The only time a 9-month old will be allowed inside the bar :)

What else is going on?

Currently there is a lot of discussion about finishes - as part of that, we plan to implement some 'niches' in the bar. As shown in the blue/white taped region below, there will be some niches in the walls of the bar - to serve as a means of decorating the bar and also to place a glass of vino if there's shortage of space (always a good problem to have at a bar!)


Next steps...

We are still awaiting the SF Planning to give their high esteemed green signal after the neighbor notification date expires on December 12th. My fingers and toes are crossed for this to happen seamlessly.

Other than that, there is equipment installation, furniture and lighting selection and so much more these upcoming weeks.

These days, anytime I meet a business owner or even enter a business that has been started from nothing, I have so much respect and awe for the person that has started the entity from scratch and actually turned it in to a success story - I can vouch that it is one uphill battle. Stay tuned for more updates shortly...until then drink some good wine and have fun!