Friday, January 20, 2012


The insulation has been finished & most of the drywall is hung! They are finishing drywall today & should start texturing. Yesterday we got to see the 3D renderings of what all the cabinets in the kitchen, bathrooms & laundry room will look like. I loved them! One change I made in the kitchen is instead of a big vented hood, I decided to go with one with cabinets up above for more storage. The bottom piece is still decorative, but I think I decided to choose function over form. :) Next after texturing will be cabinets & trim. Our scheduled final walk through is March 2. It looks like it could possibly finish on track! We'll see...

Attic view of the foam insulation

Foam insulation in one of the spare bedrooms

Here is Owen's room fully sheet rocked!

Owen is in one of his "cubbies" in the play room. These will be great places
to store big baskets of toys or bean bags. Our builder said we should paint the back
of it to look like a soccer field and paint bleachers with people then hang a net in it so Owen can kick soccer balls into it...we'll see! :) Cute idea, though!

Matt's office has 3 exterior walls, so 3 out of 4 have the
foam insulation. It was crazy how muffled it sounded to walk in there & talk.
It was like your voice just stopped right outside of your mouth. So, that much
insulation will help this high ceilinged room stay warm/cool.

The ceiling of the play room with the foam

This is the view standing in the living room looking
towards the dining room & front door

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Getting there...

Stone work done, siding painted & brick work done! Now they just need to stain & hang the shutters. Next up is insulation & sheetrock!

Tuesday, January 3, 2012


Stone & brick were started this week as well as the exterior stain! Our beams, vents & door were all stained and our shutters will be stained to match. We love the way it all comes together! When you are looking at small samples it can make you a little nervous that it won't all match, but it is perfect. A few more days and they will have the exterior finished.

Love the way the lighter paint on the siding
pulls out the lighter colors in the stone.

Loving the dark brown stain on columns & door!

And just because he is SO darn cute! ;)

Here is a good pic of the paint, stone & stain all together. YAY for it all matching!! :)

Love love LOVE the door!

The back patio door was hung as well!

Up close of stone

Coming right along!