Saturday, August 21, 2010

wall colors and flooring

The last 3 weeks we have been painting, painting, painting. Paul, the site supervisor, was on vacation so it gave us the time to get the painting done. Yesterday and today were the first days back to work. The flooring was delivered during the week and they started to install it yesterday. The kitchen and dining room flooring is in. Gary's and my room is started. The vinyl flooring is installed in the bathroom.

Here is part of the vinyl flooring in the bathroom. Gives you an idea of what it looks like.

I sort of did this backwards, but here is the flooring in our bedroom.

This is a closer view of the flooring in the kitchen.

The kitchen

The other half of the room, the dining area. In both these pictures you can see the flooring and the green wall color.
This is Alex's blue room. We talked him out of going with a dark blue. I should say, Kara talked him out of it.

This is the blue in Gary's and my room.

Kara's bright green room.

These next 2 pictures are of the livingroom. The walls are a light buttery yellow but they don't show up really well in these pictures.

Last but not least is the blue bathroom.

Kara and I left today to head out to Houghton. She comes out a week early since she is helping out with freshmen orientation and training for leading a freshmen group the first half of the semester (FYI). We stopped at the house on our way out of town. The kitchen cabinets were just arriving. It was hard to leave since I really wanted to help. Now I have to wait until Monday to see them and to see how far the floors came along. The window sills have also been cut and are sitting in the windows.
Things are coming along really fast! The move in date keeps getting moved up. They are talking about September 8th now. I will believe it when we are actually in the house. A lot can happen between now and the 8th.
Time to go and let Kara have her computer back.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

July 30 and July 31

Sorry I didn't get these posted last week! Once again our computer was in the shop!

Welcome to Debbies Hard Rock Cafe! People seem to gather on these rocks under the pine trees to eat lunch. Debbie thought we should call it the Hard Rock Cafe so we surprised her one morning with a sign.

During the week, the sheet rockers, finished taping the walls. We sanded and then started priming the walls. The 3 bedrooms were finished. This is Karas room. I won't bore you with pictures of all of them.

We've been wanting to take down this over grown bush for a while, so Alex took on that task.

Here's what it looks like now. The apple tree should be much happier to have the extra space.

This is how far they got on the front of the house. Almost done!!!
Paul, our site supervisor, is on vacation for 2 weeks so there won't be anymore build days until August 20th. We will be busy though, when we aren't at work. We get to paint the rooms!!! Kara, Alex and I went out the other day and primed most of the rest of the house. We ran out of primer and couldn't finish.
The front of the house is now all sided except for the white flashing running along both peaks. I still need to get a picture.