New Colors!

The house is finally painted!  We’re so happy, relieved and excited to have our “new” house.  With the change of colors and texture it feels like a new house.  Walking in and out of our front door feels so good, kind of like when you get an amazing new haircut.  We all have a spring…

All Mine!

The paint job spurred a few projects.  If you’re going to go through the effort of painting you may as well do it ALL right.  Our side gate didn’t get redone when we did the fencing around the house.  The rest of our property has a stylish horizontal fence but the gate continued with the…

Out with the Old

Our house is finally getting painted.  It’s been a long project in the works, from thinking about it, selecting colors, saving for it and finding the right man for the job.  Every time were ready something else of the utmost importance popped up.  We had insulation put in back in May (where the holes came…

House Colors

In recent pictures it’s pretty evident our house needs to get painted.  In person it’s been evident for about 5 years now and definitely for the last 3.  Three years ago I fixed the wood on the south side windows and beams. I planned on painting the frames and then the house.  My dad got…

Exterior Color?…

I’ve been thinking about paint colors for a while.  It’s the next big thing to happen to the house. Dave and I always had a dark brown in mind.  After a couple of summers we’re thinking that might not be the best idea.  We’re working against two major factors:  no insulation in the walls and…

Interior Beam Color

I started out trying to get ideas for exterior house colors. I quickly got distracted by interior beam colors.  I guess they both go hand in hand since the beams of Mid Century Modern Homes flow from outside to inside.   Dave and I discussed many ideas when we moved into the house.  Ultimately, time was…