House Update #26: Pictures

So, I haven’t written a post in months, and it’s basically because we have been working on The House in every spare minute. There has been lots of progress in the last few months and we are close to getting our temporary occupancy permit. This means we have the basic utilities finished and we are allowed to live in the house while we finish up non-essentials like trim and kitchen cabinets. Anyway, it’s been a long few months and we’re coming up on the 2 year mark of the House Building Project. We’re REALLY ready for it to be done. Thanks to help from family and friends, we’re slowly getting there. There’s just too much to do a bullet list of things completed, so here are some pictures of the progress we’ve made.

Drywall going in
More drywall
Little Lady’s Room (she picked the paint color)
Little Man’s room (he picked his paint too)
The rest of the walls are this lovely grey
Basement door
Tile in the entry. We’re really with how it turned out, especially since we’d never done tile before.
Lights in the entry portico
Another exterior light
Fireplace surround the Big Man designed and built himself
Bluestain pine floor ready for staining. Also the big window that was broken in transit is finally fixed.
Finished floors. Big Man did an amazing job!
Our bluestain pine staircase. This was probably one of the most difficult parts of the whole house
It will look better once the cabinets are in, but our stove is installed and functional
Electric fireplace in the master. Big Man designed and built the framing himself.
Soaking tub in master bath.
Railing on the landing by the master bedroom
Kitchen sink being installed
The deck is finally cleaned off and stained
Carpet in the basement
One more of the living room

Thanks for following along with our adventure!

PS I’ve been much better at posting pictures on Instagram than actually writing blog posts. If you want to follow me there, I’m @happyhomekeeper


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