I absolutely love big old trees surrounding a house but with no garage I was terrified every windy day that a branch would fall on my car. This worry along with a few other factors like Cody needing a wood shop and lawn equipment storage ( not to mention the growing supply of tools ) … Continue reading Detached Garage / Shop Part 1
As summer quickly disappeared and it's midway through fall we're no where near where we expected to be with renovations but we're moving forward. Thats all that matters, right? 😉 If you haven't checked out our plan / recent updates you can see them here Summer Reno Plans..It’s a lot…, Let the summer fun begin! and Summer Renovations … Continue reading Summer”ish?” Update #3
During these last couple months we've put in longer consequtive days working on the house since, ever. There hasn't been the typical 10 minute break that turns into an hour and our frequent ice cream runs have lessoned. Things are getting serious. For starters, we took the siding off of the biggest front gable, resided … Continue reading Summer Renovations Update #2
Our summer renovations have begun! Before starting anything else we had the tree cut down to make room for the garage. Pictures do not do the mess justice. Haha. You don't realize how big a tree is until it's laying in your yard! There was definitely a couple days of clean up involved. Cody is … Continue reading Let the summer fun begin!
Since day 1 of owning our little house we have planned on moving as soon as the renovation was finished to a slightly bigger place with more land and closer to the city. Promise, we're not picky though 😉 With our renovation nearing an end the little house is growing on us. We have (for now) decided to … Continue reading Summer Reno Plans..It’s a lot…
If you haven't already seen Part 1 to our Porch Project Series head over to check out how to update your porch columns. Today, we will show you how we covered our existing concrete porch to create a wood one AND a twist to your not so typical deck skirting 😉 1. Screw Level board (face board) on the front of the … Continue reading Porch Project Part 2
I'm so excited we're finishing the porch just in time to enjoy our porch swing as the weather cools down for fall. 🙂 Our FIRST step in the process is to replace the columns to help re-level the entire porch. Here is what we started with. ↓ Before you decide to do a project like this … Continue reading Porch Project Part 1