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New House

New Dining Room Design

Happy Friday!  We finally have a foundation for the new house!  And some framing!  It’s actually happening, I can’t believe it. One of the things I learned the first time around with building a house is that it’s really important to make and finalize decisions and get them off your plate as soon as you can because the decisions are endless.  I wanted to go ahead and get our furniture planned and ordered so that it’s done by the time we move.  I enlisted the help of Maggie, owner of Crandall Haus.  I am very particular and have a distinct vision…I know what I want, but once I try to start sourcing everything and putting it together, I get super […]

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House Update

Happy Monday friends!  People keep asking for a house update, and the reason there hasn’t been one is because nothing has really happened.  We were working with the architect, and once we had the plan pretty much done (meaning no walls were going to move, but small changes to doors and windows could still be made), the architect started working with the engineer (who ensures everything is structural sound with the house).  That took FOREVER, but the plans have finally been stamped by the engineer and they are now with the city getting permits (which I am sure is not a super fast process either).  The thing with building, you can’t do a dang thing until you have a permit, […]

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