Monday, February 24, 2014

The latest:

the underpinning will be painted white to match the rest of the foundation..

the back staircase didn't really fit within my setbacks (We didn't know the city required two entry points on the main floor until the house was designed and the plans were approved) - so it had to zig zag away from the back door (there are a couple of corner steps that go between the back door and that platform) and then taper down to the bottom. !

More drywall being delivered....

and I've been ordering more art for the bunkroom from Etsy...
(Omar's Etsy Shop - he is a childrens book illustrator, this is "Captain Cur" !)

Hey what's that? Do you see that little glimmer .... at the end of this tunnel... ? It looks like HOPE! ;)
Posted by Katy On 9:32 PM 8 comments


  1. I'm really glad you're still updating your blog on the progress! I love seeing it! I'm living vicariously through your house :)

  2. This comment has been removed by the author.

  3. Quite sure it says something weird about me, when I get excited about see a drywall delivery and it's not even my drywall. Love seeing your progress!
    Think I have my typos all corrected now....:) ....hit it.

  4. Eek! I love it!! Especially the art. :)

  5. Some great photos...and I see the color of your house now. Awesome.

  6. It looks almost done to me - well done. From dream to reality - I can't wait for you to be able to start using it!

  7. I'm getting so excited, and it is not even my house! Now that I've finally sold ours, I've started looking at beach property. Stop me, stop me now.

  8. It's absolutely beautiful and a testament to your dreams and hard work. So happy for you...


Welcome to my three ring circus. Cake? Tequila? Pardon me while I cut this lumber and yell at my kids for the 100th time --

About Me

My photo
For many years I was a mechanical engineer and a single mom of 3. Suddenly I am now a married mom of 4 and I'm working full time on remodeling my latest gigantic project (lake house). I previously built a tiny house on Tybee Island that I sold in 2015, and I'm always designing and building the unexpected. Stop by for the house stuff, stay for the panic attacks. (kidding. maybe. ha. ha....)

Ad Free

This blog does not have any ads, nor do I use affiliate marketing, guest posting, reviews for free product, etc. Any tools or products I mention are not an advertisement. High Five if you like being independent, too. :)
The only exception to this would be if Bob Vila asks me to do something (anything). Then all bets are off.

See My Work Here:

My Blog List