“Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat. In our mad rush for progress and modern improvements let's be sure we take along with us all the old-fashioned things worth while.” Laura Ingalls Wilder

Saturday, December 16, 2006






This past week all of the drywall was installed and the litter strewn floors were cleaned. No more peeking through the wall studs :) Both garage doors were also installed. Dh's "barn"(garage) is nearly complete! Next week work begins on the outside with the installation of our siding; ceiling insullation is to be "blown" in the attic; carpet and other flooring materials are to be measured; rock for the hearth ordered; tile for the masterbath shower and kitchen backsplash ordered; drywall to be taped ... bullnose corners installed ... and skip troweling the texture on the wall and ceiling surface; and the interior doors and hardware need to be ordered. It will be a busy week to say the least.

Photos (top to bottom) Bonus room (guest/office) above garage; storage area (with tub) in basement; sunny day; basement family room showing fireplace; Ann's bedroom bay window with newly installed cedar shingles.

4 comments:

Pat said...

What do you mean "bonus room"? That must mean you consider me a bonus!:)
It's coming along so fast now, I love seeing the tangible updates.
Say, is that ladder on Ann's window going to be left there for a possible elopement one day?
You must really be getting excited, I am!

Mrs. Mac said...

Let's hope there's not any elopement anytime soon :) ... but it is a perfect window for a few small pebbles tossed at to get her attention, or to be serenaded by : Since she's our princess, maybe she could let down her beautiful long brown hair as Rapunzel did :) And, yes, Pat, your a "bonus" :)

Saija said...

wow, what a lovely home you will have! :o)

i was smiling 'cause your husbands garage (alias "barn") is a bit larger then the condo we just moved into ...

ENJOY the loveliness ... blessings on you & yours this christmas ...

gramma_s said...

It's great to see the house taking shape. I'm getting excited for you. Thanks for your prayers this past few weeks.