Working with our interior designer to choose stone, wood, carpet, and tile from a set of options she pulled.
After months of having a partially-complete wet hole in the ground, digging is done and we’re finally able to start building up.
Our excavation went slow, slower than we expected thanks to clay soils and seeping subsurface water. Eventually we built a moat.
Giving feedback on the first draft of our first interior design board that we received back from our interior designer.
Comparing our home design goals to our plans for our actual structure to get a sense of what goals we’ll be able to achieve for our budget.
Our process of hiring an interior designer for our home to assist with a furniture plan, colors and finishes, and a lighting plan.
Debating our options when it came to excavating wet soil off of our build site, which was mostly filled with expansive clay
A discussion of where to start the process of building a custom home. The process can feel daunting; here’s how to get a foothold.
I went for a trail run on a beautiful June day at the one year mark – almost exactly a year from purchasing our property. The trail I accessed was only a little ways down the road from the property, so I parked in our driveway and started my run from there. It gave me a chance to reflect on the past year.