Yesterday Dan & I started talking about doing more planning for some changes around the house, which has gotten me excited about something again! We have a list of things that have to be done and a list of things that we would like to do.
Our "Have To" list consists of fixing our chimney, and at the same time, seeing about having a gas fireplace insert installed into our wood burning fireplace. Our chimney is currently on a bit of a perilous angle. I am really excited about a gas fireplace.
Our "garage", and I use that term loosely, is desperately in need of a bulldozer. I've been a little afraid of even thinking about this project because the whole thing needs to be rebuilt. Last night we looked at some prefabricated garages, and they are totally realistically priced for us! I was so happy. Our "garage" really looks like it's ready to fall down at any minute, so getting it fixed would be really wonderful. Depending on the cost of the chimney, we might try to do it this summer.
|Our "High Gloss" Paneling|
|Harvest Gold Bathroom|
I'm still really happy with our house and I think out of all of the houses we looked at in our modest price range, we got the most value for this one. It still has a some issues, but so far it hasn't been anything we can't handle!
Over the next few weeks Dan and I are also going to do some changing around on the main area of our house. I currently have my sewing room set up on our dining room, which worked for a bit but now that I am working from home I really feel a need to have a space I can go into in the morning and leave in the evening. So, we are going to make a combined sewing room / art studio that Dan and I can both use. I hope to do that soon, because as hard as I try to keep my sewing area neat, it can be really challenging, and I find it really stressful staring at the mess.
So, I am very excited about the next few things we will be doing to the house. It's been really fun to see it go from a gross old house to something kind of cute, and it's probably been one of the most fulfilling feelings, fixing it up ourselves.