Turn On Your Night Light

Turn On Your Night Light Originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl The bowl on the floor is for the dogs. It’s a little bowl of water. Yeah… we are lame. But what can we say… they love having it in the bathroom, easily accessible at night. Since this photo was taken it’s actually been moved to underContinue reading “Turn On Your Night Light”

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Red Wall

Red Wall Originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl Our construction left us with a new wall in our bedroom. We decided to paint the new wall a burgundy-ish color. We like it very much. We also like the built in for the TV and other do-dads. Don’t you just love the word do-dads? Or is that twoContinue reading “Red Wall”

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We Have Paint

We Have Paint, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Imagine it with white crown molding, white baseboards, and dark brown (almost black) wood doors on the right where there water heater/linen closet will be. Imagine blue/gray tile in the shower. Imagine light colored tile on the floor. It’s going to be beautiful…. or, we paint again. HaContinue reading “We Have Paint”

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Siding

Siding, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Since I’ve been somewhat remiss in posting the last week or so I thought I’d throw out a few posts on the addition project to get everyone up to date. So here we go… Kev hard at work starting the siding process. This was last weekend. Big window in theContinue reading “Siding”

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With Gutters

With Gutters, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. The addition with gutters. No siding yet and no windows, but gutters. Every little bit makes it feel more like an actual room. Sheet rock to start tomorrow… it’s really getting cool now.

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Rough In… Check

Rough In… Check, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Looking from the bay into the bathroom. Walk in closet on the left that will have a pocket door. Shower on the right with the window in it.  The red and blue “pipe” are the water lines.  You can see one of the cadet heaters in the closetContinue reading “Rough In… Check”

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Through The Window

Through The Window, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. This is the view from the window by the new toilet. Kind of cool. The little building is our garden shed/storage room. It’s going to be painted the same color as the house at the same time the addition gets painted. Yellow, white trim.

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Sink and Closet and Stunts… oh my!

Sink and Closet, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. OK, the last photo I posted wasn’t the last in this long line. This one will be. Here you can see where the sink will be, to the left in the photo, and part of the walk in closet to the right. At the back in this photoContinue reading “Sink and Closet and Stunts… oh my!”

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Fitting In

Fitting In, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. The last photo I’ll post in this round of here’s our new addition photos is this one, taken by Karen this evening. You can see the nice gable that’s now roofed and our nice make shift ladder into the space. It’s gonna be splendid.

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Our Shower

Our Shower, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. This bad boy is like 6 feet something by 6 feet 9 inches and something. It’s huge. So huge we won’t have to have a door. Two separately controlled shower heads with valves right inside the door on each side so you can turn it on without getting inContinue reading “Our Shower”

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New Roof… Check.

New Roof… Check., originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Today the new roof got put on. While they were at it they removed the old antenna. Yeah. I like the new roof. Architectural. Looks nice. Plus, the addition looks great roofed. Sort of makes it feel and look like it’s more a part of the house.

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Introducing… The New Bathroom

Introducing… The New Bathroom, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Big you say? Why yes, yes it is. This baby is pretty huge for a bathroom, but then it also includes a walk in closet. Yeah, sure… there is going to be a shower in there that’s the size of a small town, but hey… girls likeContinue reading “Introducing… The New Bathroom”

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Lawn? What Lawn.

Lawn? What Lawn., originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Another hazard of remodeling. All the driving and wood hauling and garbage hauling and walking, etc. that takes place. Our poor grass. Or should I say, our poor what once was our grass. Now… weeds. Guess it just gives us another project for the fall… redo the lawn.Continue reading “Lawn? What Lawn.”

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Ready For Roofing

Ready For Roofing, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. When you remodel things come up. Like the discussion about whether or not we should re-roof the entire house when the addition was roofed. Decision… re-roof. It was 15 years old. We decided it would be best to have it all be the same age. It took themContinue reading “Ready For Roofing”

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Freakin’ Busy

That’s all I have to say…. sort of. My oh my have we been in the soup lately.  I don’t know when we had a day off recently.  I mean… a day off.  No work, no play away from our house, nothing but relaxin’ at the abode.  I can’t remember.  That’s bad. I was sittingContinue reading “Freakin’ Busy”

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Forming Up

Forming Up, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Next step in the remodeling process… which happened yesterday, was the start of the framing. These guys have been working in this heat. Granted they are getting to our place early in the morning… like 6:30, but they are still working in it until 2:00 or so every day.Continue reading “Forming Up”

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