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By on May 26, 2014 in Back Porch, Bonus Room, Cellar, Dining Room, First Floor, Foyer, Kitchen, Lounge, Master Bathroom, Master Bedroom, Master Closet - Hers, Master Closet - His, Music Room, Office - His, Pantry, Renovation, Second Floor, Third Floor, Upstairs Landing, Wine Cellar | 2 comments

Lots and lots of progress has been made over the last two weeks.  Here’s the state of the house as of this weekend. The door will be removed and reused and a window will go here.  This was used when the home was duplexed years back. Framing is almost completed.  The house is wrapped.  Next up is the installation of the windows and the roof.  One thing we are really happy about is that our house looks exactly the same from the front. All you can really see from their is one of the gables. Contextually it still fits in the neighborhood. The entry is pretty much the same, except now you can see all the way out to the back.  The amount of light that has been created is tremendous.  Our house was always a little dark in areas.  That will no longer be the case. This is the music room.  It used to be where we watched TV.  Now, thanks to our friend Kevin who moved to NYC, we will have a...

The space is taking shape

By on Apr 30, 2014 in Back Porch, First Floor, Kitchen, Master Bathroom, Master Bedroom, Pantry, Renovation | 0 comments

The space is starting to take shape. For the first time, we have been able to walk in the rooms and feel what the space is starting to become. Yup – we’re pretty excited. And check out these views!  I can just imagine taking a nice, long bath looking out at the trees.  It’s going to be heavenly! Thankfully we missed the predicted horrible weather.  Our framers will be back at it this week and pretty soon we’ll have the house boxed up. Our Rhododendron and Iris are peeking out and saying hi. Stay tuned – every day it’s looking more and more like a...