A couple of weeks ago, Brad and I set to work redoing our builder-basic walk-in closet by adding a custom closet system that his parents generously gave us for our birthdays.
I had the right side of the closet and part of the back wall. Although the builder rack stuck out in a way that made it impossible to hang anything close to the door, or it wouldn’t open. Brad had the shorter left side of the closet and we shared the back.
I can’t believe I haven’t blogged all week! I also can’t believe it’s September already. September is the month that our house will be finished, it’s also the month that I get to go to Vegas for the first time and the month of my half birthday. Yesterday was also the fourth anniversary of finally moving to Cleveland after months of a grueling hour+ commute to work.
Since I know everyone is really curious about progress on our house, here’s an update!
All of our drywall is hung and they are finishing the mudding by Monday.
People told us two things about this stage of building: 1. Things will seem to slow way down 2. The house will feel a lot smaller.
Things do seem to have slowed down, but I don’t feel like the house feels smaller, it feels more like a house to me! Brad thinks it seems smaller though.
I take some of what I posted on Monday back. Sure my house was a hole in the ground for quite sometime, but as I was lamenting the lack of work being done on it a team of framers was hard at work making it into a structure.
We went out of Monday night to survey the progress and found the makings of a first floor in place.
Although I was impressed with the amount of work accomplished on Monday, Tuesday was even more impressive! We went out Tuesday night and found something that more than resembles a real house. Continue reading →