Category Archives: House Remodel

House Remodeling Update!

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Yep- the look on this lemur says exactly how I feel about this house remodeling! Ok so both of their looks! The bug eyed one for thinking- what on earth did we get ourselves into and then the evil look because I am totally over the dust by now!

For those who may be confused. Last September we bought an acreage with a house that needs lots of love. It is a hundred years old and I am pretty sure the electrical and everything is all original lol. So we are starting on the main floor over this past week:

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Let the renovations begin!

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It has started to warm up in our area lately. That means we can finally crack down on the house renovation! I am so excited for this part because it means we can finally insulate! Our goal for this summer is to have our lower level completely updated and at least one bath room installed upstairs.

In order to do that part of what we need to do is take down our ceiling. We started that process but before we got there we had a LOT of work to do.

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#Spring is in the Air! ~House update

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The weather has been gorgeous! I mean 70 degrees gorgeous! It is giving me spring fever and then today I found these beauties peaking up from the ground! We did not do any of the landscaping so I have no clue what will come up and when. But I was beyond excited to finally see some color! So it got me thinking. With the weather warming up we can start up on the house updates! Yay!

I have talked a lot about the work that needs done inside. Which is a ton of work. But what is the point of updating the inside if your curb appeal is, well non existent? So now to start planning and plotting. Not to mention we need to start plotting out our vegetable garden. So I thought I would show you our desperate need for an outdoor make over (please keep in mind- this house sat empty for 7 years.

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Lost Warmth~ House Update

It has been awhile since we have given you guys an update! This past month was kind of interesting. We pulled off more paneling off the walls. We also went around the windows and added some new seals to them. Actually- I don’t know what you would call it- my husband put strips of something inside them to help fill in the gaps. That has helped some. We also covered the AC unit that sticks out the kitchen (only form of AC we have for now). We hung some of the curtains I made 2 years ago in the kitchen and laundry room.

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We have heat!………Sort of!

Well Christmas break is almost over and we have been busy! There was one thing on my to do list that I didn’t get done. That is the office. I was going to attack it. But I need to figure out some sort of storage system for all the craft stuff, the wrapping stuff, the games, our desk, our books, my sewing and more. It needs to be a multipurpose room and I have no clue how to get it there!

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Projects Projects and More Projects

Well now that we are settled in (somewhat) we are starting to work on little projects here and there. It has been a lot of unexpected but at the same time, a lot of better outcomes. We still have a ton to do and I still wish HGTV would send someone to do fix up our house all pretty like. But in the mean time I will just keep blogging about our little progress.

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Where we have been and #HGTV where are you?!?!

I wanted to thank you all for your patience and support over the past few days. We moved last week and are still trying to get our life back together! It has been a crazy house buying experience but now I am ready to move on and get to fixing up this old beauty.

This house was built in 1913. So it has had some updates to it and some expansions. But it was built as a 3 story for lots of kids. So yes- we have a full finished 3 story house now. Which equals lots of love to give. I am going to have my hands full on this. Here are some inside pictures:

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