Q: Who are you?
Alright meet Jesse:
Ralph and Jesse did what most young loves do, and bought a house. Here she is, in beautiful Ben Lomond, California....
Together they have wild plans that involve a lot of time and hopefully not a lot of money. On any given Sunday you can find them balancing three projects, forgetting to eat lunch, and trying to fit in a few more DIY's before the weekend officially ends.
For the blog, Jesse loves to document and share projects and ideas to create a "mutually inspiring online community". In other, less technical words, sharing his own projects as well as readers projects, so everyone can see how the house of your dreams is right in front of you - and it doesn't have to cost a million bucks. Being thrifty is something both these fellas do best.
Q: What does Nine Red mean?
The name Nine Red came about when Jesse needed a name, any name, but something non specific in case he changed his mind on what the business would be. Which, was one of the smartest things he's ever done because as predicted, he did change the business several times. It started with T-shirts, then vintage goods, then furniture until ultimately he realized he's way too all over the map, and just needs broadcast all the crazy projects to the world, so everyone can get crazy with their house too. Furniture was extremely fun for him but found shipping several hundred pound pieces to be quite the challenge, and found teaching how to paint furniture was much easier to deliver.
Q: Yes, but what does it MEAN?
Oops - got carried away - he came up with the name when he lived in Santa Cruz, near the beach and a lagoon that had 3 large radio towers in it. Yes, IN it. Each tower, had 3 red lights on it. Stuck with the naming dilemma, one night he realized that these lights were practically right on top of his house, and even in his apartments beforehand they've always been in view. And so it was. Nine Red Lights, or the more non-specific, Nine Red. It was vague, it was easy, and it was decided.
Q: I notice a lot of cats, how many do you have?
Don't laugh, they have three.
Meet Reuben aka "Beuben":
Charcoal, who has yet to approve a photo, is the middle-
Alright, back to first person we go - got another question? Feel free to ask me in the comments section below, or you can email me anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org