Hi guys! Today we are sharing our progress on the cottage porch columns. When we bought the property and the cottage, the porch had rusty steel columns on the front, which I’m sure were intended to be “decorative”. They were also covered in the same lead paint as the rest of the house exterior. When … Continue reading Replacing the Cottage Porch Columns
Replacing the Header Board on the Cottage Porch
Happy New Year! We hope you all had a great evening! With three littles we didn't do anything really special, as we're still trying to get as much sleep as possible. Today we're sharing an update on replacing the header board on the cottage's porch. When we had the house leveled, the porch separated from … Continue reading Replacing the Header Board on the Cottage Porch
Leveling the Cottage
Hi everyone! Today we're going to share one of the major corrections that we knew would need to be made to the cottage when we first purchased the property. On our first walk through of the house prior to purchasing the property, it was very obvious that the house had some major foundation issues. Not … Continue reading Leveling the Cottage
The Cottage Chimney
Hi guys! We are back today to discuss one of the hiccups that we have run into with our tiny cottage. When we initially walked through the house, one of the things we noticed was not only was there a fireplace in the addition, but there was also a chimney extending from the roof in … Continue reading The Cottage Chimney
Updated Cottage Floor Plan and Exterior Mood Board
Hi everyone! Demo on the cottage continues, and unfortunately there have been a few more surprises and hiccups along the way. However, while we are sorting those issues out, we wanted to go ahead and share a few things with you! First, we wanted to share our goals for our updated floor plan. As we … Continue reading Updated Cottage Floor Plan and Exterior Mood Board
Demo Starts on the Cottage!
Hi everyone! Our team has begun demoing the cottage, and we have had a few surprises underneath all of the drywall. Just a reminder, here is the current floorplan of the cottage: I was pretty excited when our contractor called on day one to let us know that there was shiplap paneling underneath the drywall! … Continue reading Demo Starts on the Cottage!