Clean Walls

My mom came to visit recently. Her time with us is usually spent in a semi-vacation mode but this time was different. My goal was to get projects done. One of the much needed items on the list was to do paint touch ups all around the house.  Once upon a time, when I only…

Mending Fences

Back in November, a week after we finished painting the house and staining the fence our dog, Penny, decided she wanted to play with Sam, our neighbor’s dog.  Penny is a pit/pointer mix who digs. Sam is a St. Bernard, so a large dog,  who can head butt. Between the two of them the fence…

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…