Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Our Dream Home

I really wanted to keep up with bogging all along the way of building, but of course life got really crazy with me thinking I could self contract and do my own painting and staining and still keep my house clean and in order and tend to my 3 kids!!!! What was I thinking I was wonder woman or something?

Well anyway finally our dream is home is coming to life!!! That window above the garage is my daughters room, yes she's a lucky 14 year old she has the upstairs all to herself. We still have some painting touch ups and the brackets are still not installed in the gables also a window box will be built to go under her window.

This is the back porch and that framing is for a wood burning fireplace wrapped in stone. I'm going to enjoy the outdoors during the winter with that baby! The ceiling will be finished with stained tongue and groove pine boards that were stained by moi!! Now that was some work staining all those boards and sealing them one by one!!! whew that wore me out!

The sheetrock went in this week, this view is from the living facing the dining room and foyer. This ceiling will have painted tongue and groove pine boards and yes everyone is giving me a hard time and saying I need to stain but thats just not what I want!! The beams that sit on top of the tongue and groove will be stained and stone on the face of the fireplace. The floors are still a debate between me and the hubs!

The front porch oh how I love thee!!! The carpenters still have to build the posts and stone will be put where the white wrap is now and of course my beautiful front door is still not stained or installed.

This is where we at today! The eyebrow windows will have cedar stained shutters installed under them over the white paper wrap.

I have still have so many decisions to make and I'm trying hard to find the best deals to make my monies stretch as far as a possible. I'm now on the hunt for door knobs, lighting fixtures and garage doors!! Wish me luck!!!