In the spirit of the great Andy Rooney………….
Ever wonder what happens after the interior of a home is painted?
Ever wonder what all those boxes sitting in your garage might be?
Ever wonder how you go to work in the morning and come home to such an extreme change in your home by the evening?
Wonder what I’m talking about???
It’s all about cabinets, doors, flooring, accessories, and trim work.
This past week started as expected, with the work week beginning on Monday, everything basically going as status quoa (as boring as that sounds there is some niceness to that.) Tony told me to be prepared because we were expecting a big delivery on Tuesday by about 10 AM. Although it was a little later in the day……..the huge truck, eventually, rolled up our driveway holding within it’s grasp the major components and accents that will add real beauty to our home. As the truck was unloaded, all of the wood and flooring products were brought into the house to acclamate to the indoor temperature. The porcelain, and metal type products have made the garage their temporary dwelling. So as we walked into our home on Tuesday night…this is what we saw…..
Padding and flooring materials
Carpet and bathroom/laundry room vinyl flooring rolls, and floor-board trim.
We choose a dark cherry wood finish for our cabinets. These are carried throughout the kitchen, bathrooms, and laundry room.
Adair Homes builds their cabinets in their own home layout….they actually build the cabinets into the same space as they will be installed in the new homes. We did not go with a 100% wood cabinet as we couldn’t justify the additional cost. However, we were able to do some upgrading in the kitchen and bathrooms…..but that story is for another day! 🙂
The backside of our cabinets and things.
You can see through the windows in this picture how dark it is at about 5:20 at night!! I couldn’t get really good detailed pictures of a lot of things due to lack of light (the electrical side is not yet completed.) Tony rigged a string of construction type lights throughout the house, but at this phase of the construction, they were more of a hinderance than a help so they came down. Photographing is difficult in the dark, and we basically don’t really get to see the true progress until the weekends where we can see how the colors really blend together in full light! It is, however, an added treat for the weekend to have a gift to unwrap on Saturday mornings, even though we have a preview each evening…the difference is usally quite nice.
So this Saturday, when we entered into our home for the first time seeing it in the light of day, this is what we saw……….
The view from inside the M. Bdrm looking out to the hallway (that's a linen closet on left) and into the M. Bath on right.
Looking into the M.Bathroom, down through to the walk-in closet.
I love the trim work here surrounding the front hallway closet and 1/2 bath.
The nook and closet area of our daughter's room. The nook will soon become a built-in bench seat...with an awesome view!
This shows a bit of the depth of the window framing. I know a couple of cats who are going to love that. HAHAHA just kidding Tony.
The cabinets look a little darker here...there is more of a cherry hue than is picked up in this pic.
This picture shows the dark cherry finish better. That is the island for the sink, dishwasher, and eating bar. Sorry Tony, you got into that one..hahaha.
This was a surprise.....we didn't realize the bdrm closets would have built-in inserts. Nice bonus!!
With all the excitement of the interior of the house coming together, Mother Nature decided to drop a wonderful white covering to the Pacific Northwest. The only thing better would be to be able to share it with our family and friends back….where we used to call home. I hope I can drive in this to go to work tomorrow…….
Our home in the snow!
View down to the pond.
The little bug all covered in snow 🙂
Next week promises to bring another exciting episode…..to be continued!!