Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Wordful Wednesday-the new house

*Wordful Wednesday is for those of us that like to showcase a photo(s) but that just can't seem keep our mouths shut about it(them). If you'd like to play along, post a photo on your blog, and let the words roll. Feel free to "capture" my 7 Clown Circus button on the left to link back to me, and be sure to add yourself to Mr. Linky. Thanks for playing along!


Just in case you didn't believe me when I told you that we had some work to do on our new house.......here's proof.







We've made some great progress........I can't wait to show you what we've done.........starting next week.




131 comments:

Muthering Heights and Other Senseless Sensibility said...

*Whew,* you could have your own home improvement special! I'm looking forward to the "after" pics!

~Sandy~ said...

Wow! can't wait to see the finished product...i am sure it's going to look fantastic :O) Happy WW!!! added my name to your linky

kiddiescorner said...

We are moving also into a home that needs work. Can't wait! Can't wait to see the progress you've made!

•´.¸¸.•¨¯`♥.Erin.♥´¯¨•.¸¸.´• said...

Yowza! Can't wait to see what you've done!!

tmm said...

What a project you have taken on!!!

Can;t wait to see the 'after' pics.

Tammy

Following Him said...

Umm..let me guess, a work in progress! Oh the joys of working on a house w/people in it!
~Elyse

Oysterblogger said...

I always am so busy trying to get my link up I forget to comment. I am glad you documented it I am psyched to see the progress. Who got the pink room??And how did you deal with living in a torn up house. Please share tips as I know you are super organized!

Staci said...

Can't wait to see the finished product!

T Rex Mom said...

Looks like some project but it will be really nice when it's all done. I can't wait to see the finished project.

Wayfaring Wanderer said...

A blank slate! Well, not entirely, but you are close enough :)

Happy said...

I look forward to seeing the end result of all your efforts! How fun to be making something "yours."

I wish my husband and I (or at least one of us) had a home improvement bone in our bodies...

Sigh.

T~T said...

ouch!

Lolli said...

I can't wait to see the after shots!!

Sara Bonds said...

WOW. It looks like you all have a lot of work to do. I bet it'll look wonderful when you are finished, though!

Milk and Honey Mommy said...

I understand your pain (or is it pleasure) of remodeling a home for moving in and making it just right for your family. We are in the beginning stages of doing the same. Some days, it is really fun and other days I just want the work to be already done.

Joye @ The Joyeful Journey said...

That is some MAJOR remodeling going on! Good Luck! I can't wait to see the pictures!

Momisodes said...

Wow! that is quite an overhaul. We gutted out first house, and I remember well how much work those walls were!

Can't wait to see the after shots.

Happy said...

ps...the carnies are the carnival ride workers...sometimes they freak me out! And apparently, the really freak out my daughter! :)

Jenni Jiggety said...

WOW! You have some busy days ahead! I can't wait to see more pics!

Marla said...

i'm with the others... looking forward to the after shots...

Brooke said...

Looks like there isn't a thing you are not changing. Hope it all goes well. What is your target move in date? Can I contract Jeff out when we get a place?

Lisa @ Crazy Adventures in Parenting said...

Ah, you tease! I can't wait to see!!!!

MamaJoss said...

That is a lot of WALL to re-paint/decorate etc. - can't wait to see! It's going to be fabulous isn't it?

Threeundertwo said...

Oh my! That would be a little too much for me to handle. You are a brave woman!

scrappysue said...

well now, that's a real FIXERUPPER ain't it!?!? can't wait to see the progress - where ru living right now??? and more importantly - did the SCal sun come back out!!!

Nicole said...

LOL, what werent you busy enough as it is?! You have got your work cut out for yourself. Have fun!

Melissa said...

Wow that's horrible.
I'm so glad that you guys can get it looking better.
Good luck man. I hate doing stuff up BUT love the fact Dru can do it and do it well and do it free and I LOVE the end result.

BoufMom9 said...

Oh mama! It looks like you & I are both going to be busy all summer long fixing our new homes up!
Can't wait to see what you've been up to :)

Happy WW!

A Family Completed... said...

How fun getting to do what you want with it! can't wait to see the end product!! Happy WW

Brenda said...

Can't wait to see what it all looks like when its done!

Libby Murphy said...

That's some project on top of five darling children on summer break! Where should I send the Champagne?
Happy Twirls

Buckeroomama said...

Wow! I bet that the 'after' photos would be awesome, though. :)

Alicia said...

How exciting, Angie! I can't wait to see it too!!

Mark and Kiss said...

How exciting!!! I am so glad that you are posting pictures. GOOD LUCK! I can't wait to see Jeff's handy work, he is such a craftsman! Been thinking about you.

Ms. Latina said...

WOW! I know you can't wait for it to be done! Can't wait for the after shots!

Happy WW!

Elaine A. said...

Wow, that does look like a lot of work. I can't wait to see what you've done with the place!

Erica said...

looks like you have your work cut out for you. Can't wait to see the finished product. Happy WW

Amy said...

YOu have been busy! Can't wait for the pics.

Banteringblonde said...

I'd say that is a little bit of work!

postcardsfromwildwood said...

One thing's for sure, Angie: it can only get better! Looking forward to seeing what you've done!
Janice.

Kelly said...

It looks like it's got great potential. I can't wait to see what you'll do with the place

cat said...

Oh gosh yes, you have some work to do! Good luck - can't wait to see the end result.

Mariposa said...

WOW, work is needed indeed!

I'm up...finally! And I'm sharing some healthy easy to fix recipe...which made my post...WORDFUL! LOL

Hope all work gets done soon!

Veggie Mom said...

Oh, I love projects, as long as I don't live in them while I'm working on them! I imagine, though, that you've turned this into Cinderella's Castle, oui?

NicoleB said...

That sure looks like a lot of work.
Wishing you guys strong nerves for the Rest of it :)!

Tina said...

only a little bit of work to do then lol!

Sparkette said...

Looks like you are busy! Good luck with the house!! :)

Life with Kaishon said...

I can't wait to see what you have done! I know it will look AWESOME!

Erin, Nick and Merrick said...

Looks like you have your hands full!
Can't wait to see it!

Heather @ Not a DIY Life said...

But what a sense of satisfaction when the job is done!

Dee said...

I can't wait to see how it ends up!

Nina said...

Home improvements are so much fun! We gutted our house 7 (almost 8) years ago and are still putting it back together. Very rewarding but lots of work.

Can't wait to see the progress.

Susie said...

Yikes!! That's a lot of work!!! I can't wait to see what you guys have done:-)

Hoosier Homemade said...

Looks like a lot of work. Can't wait to see the finished project.
Thanks for hosting!
~Liz

Heather said...

A new house if great no matter how much work....well maybe not. Can't wait to see what you do with it.

Ronda's Rants said...

Hey, we will have some time off in July...if you need help with Drywall!
Have fun!

mommaof4wife2r said...

oh my goodness, girl! that is reminscent of out basement's past. i love redo's though...can't wait to see what you are doing with it all!

Em said...

I love, love, love before and after picts!! Bring it on.

Good luck with the renovations.

Sheri said...

You're braver than I am! I can't wait to see the finished result!

Sweet Serendipity said...

Ah yes, I remember those days. May yo be blessed with eternal patience ;P

Hope it all goes well.

Octamom said...

Construction Alley, baby! Can't wait to see the completion of your vision!

Blessings!

Kristen Andrews said...

it will be so worth it!

Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) said...

You look like you have your work cut out for you - but it'll be so awesome when you're done...looking forward to seeing the progress next week! :)

Susie said...

Our first house was 80 years old; I just had some huge flashbacks and shutters when I saw those pics. WOW! I'm so glad you are making progress. What a relief to have jobs like those finished!

Susie said...

oops, make that shudders--as in goosebumps--not the window kind;)

Julie@Momspective said...

WOW! Can't wait to see the after pictures! Good luck!

Amy @ Six Flower Mom said...

New house projects can be soooo much work but so rewarding!!!! A magical WW to you!

Jacki said...

WOW...and here I thought we had work to do just painting a few rooms! Did you buy the house like that, or did you tear stuff out to rebuild?

Sara said...

WOW! Can't wait to see the end result!

ParentingPink said...

Good luck! I'm sure it will look great when it's all done! :-)

Kim @ Kim Pace Photography Blog said...

I can't wait to see the after pics!!!

Whimsical Creations said...

WOW you had a lot to do. Can't wait to see the after photos.

Sneaky Momma said...

Looks like you guys are busy!!! Can't wait to see your new look!
I don't see Mr. Linky this morning, but here is my link if you're interested. :)
http://sneakymomma.blogspot.com/2009/06/yum-yum-gimme-some.html

Casey's trio said...

Holy popularity.....Signed in as #109 on Mr. Linky! Pretty impressive Miss Angie:)

Casey's trio said...

Ohhhh, and I can't wait to see more of the new house!

Mrs. Marine said...

WOW, that does NOT look like fun... We painted the inside of our house and I thought that was a lot of work... Look forward to seeing the progress!

Sweet Annabelle said...

I thought, "It's just cosmetic..." But only for a second - until I saw the next photo! You've got some work to do, but you've got a big work crew! Enjoy!

MyLinda said...

Wow it does look like you have a lot to do but that will make you feel all the better about the tranformation in the end!

les_mason_curt said...

I just love a good project!!! Cannot wait to see more!

April said...

oh, i can't wait to see the results!!!

Tammy said...

Can't wait to see the after pictures!

Jennifer said...

Oh that looks like a project that tests the strength of a relationship. ;) Can't wait to see the end result! Good Luck!!

blueviolet said...

I'm obviously way behind. Did you move since you moved? Good luck with all of the renovations!

Kathleen W. said...

Ooh, I can't wait to see! I love before and after shots, and you certainly had your work cut out for you there.

Mama Zen said...

That should keep you busy!

Lula! said...

Oh, Angie...
I believed you. But I had no idea!

Can't wait to see what you've been up to.

(Did you wear culottes and a fanny pack while working on the new place? Admit it. You did.)

Leigh said...

Wow, uh... Good luck with that! Happy WW!

Leslie said...

Wow. looks like you've got your work cut out for you. Can't wait to see some more pics. Keep at it! Hard work pays off! :)

Lindy said...

Hope you have a "Handy Manny" around! Or at least Bob the Builder!! Looks like quite a project you have going on!

Rachel said...

Good luck, mama! Next time I want a photo of you in your hard hat. :D

kris... said...

That's a lot of work. Can't wait to see the finished result.

Moms On The Go said...

Wow, how exciting, got to love a challenge!!

Marrdy said...

I can't wait to see how it all looks!! I think you need a nap.

Kristin said...

Oh my. Let's see the outside please.

latree said...

Okay, show us when you're done!

Jennifer P. said...

You have to LOOOOVE living in chaos :)! Can't wait to see the results!

Night Owl Mama said...

OH I love it when I can see a work in progress. Nothing ever gets done around here Unless I do it. looks good so far.

Jen said...

cool. I can't to see what you have done with the place.

Lindsay said...

Oh - I can't wait to see what you've done! I love before and after pics!

sustainingcreativity said...

New to Wordful Wednesdays, but I so look forward to participating in the future! Love your blog!

Tiaras & Tantrums said...

just wondering - did you move? I looked through and didn't see anywhere that stated you had recently moved? Didn't you just move to CA ?? I'm confused?

Kacey R. said...

Oh man! I can't wait!!!

Cascia said...

Wow! It looks like you gutted the place! I can tell it is a lot of work but it will be worth it in the long run. Good luck with your improvements!

Christina said...

Holy Buckets! Renovating is fun, but I am too impatient, so we are trying to avoid it in any new homes!
ha! yeah right!

I'm joining in the wordful Wednesday fun, because I suck at wordless Wednesday!

Laurie said...

Holy cow! You weren't kidding, I can't wait to see the improvements. :)

Eleana said...

We'll be moving into a new home shortly too. I don't think we'll be doing as much renos as you! Can't wait to see how great it'll be when it's all done :o)

Mandy said...

Good for you! I loathe house projects however LOVE when they are done!!! Can't wait to see the "after" shots.

AB HOME INTERIORS said...

Holy cow you do have some work to do!! Stopping by from SITS!

Shannon said...

I can't wait to see! Goodness girl!

Molly said...

Wow! Looks like you are doing alot of work! I am excited to see the results next week! What a fun undertaking.

julie said...

Hey, even a little bit of progress is good! My DH has been working on our master bathroom and closet for about 8 MONTHS! Meanwhile, all our closet stuff is piled up in our room and covered in dust! At this point, I get excited about even the tiniest bit of progress!

Happy WW! :)

bassackwards mom said...

can't wait to see the outcome!!! happy WW!!

Jenn in AZ said...

Ooohh, that looks familiar! Like my house, almost! ahh, it is so nice to have it done, but is it ever REALLY done? Waxing philosophical, here. :) Can't wait to see the progress. We are almost finished with the main bath, then on to flooring & baseboards!!

Are You Serious! said...

♥ I can't wait to see it! with the stuff that your husband did on your last house I can only imagine how great it'll be! :)

Miranda said...

I don't know if I can wait!!

Mel Fraase said...

Wow, fun!! We're ripping up our livingroom very soon. Can't wait to see the next set of "after" pics!!

Michelle said...

Can't wait to see what you have been up to.

BK said...

This is truly a big project. How many of you are doing this? :)

ChefDruck said...

Wow, looks like a lot of work! Can't wait to see the finished product.

Steph at Problem Solvin' Mom said...

Amazing - looking forward to seeing your updates! :)

Jenners said...

I'm tired just looking at the before photos!!! That looks like a lot to do! Can't wait to see the progress!

Cecilia said...

Can't wait to see pics of the finished product!!!!

Rhonda said...

Okay, first off, I can't believe you moved again so soon!! lol And with five kids in tow. Crazy. All that California sunshine is going to your head!

And, holy crap, Batman!! I can't believe you are going to renovate that house!! and with five kids in tow!! lol Again, all that sunshine....

Can't wait to see the work in progress!

My poor house desperately needs a coat of paint and I can't even bring myself to do that!!!

Grand Pooba said...

Wow, I am not envious of the work you have to do! But I can't wait to see the finished product!

Christina said...

I accidentally linked to my old post! Oops! So I put up a new link...I don't know why. It's already thursday. Principal, I guess. :)

Stu Pidasso said...

That pretty much sounds like my house. And I feel for you, with lots of kids and all the other "have to"s factored in, where do you find the time?? But you get to do ithow you want it and that will be great. Good luck and lots of pixie fix it help to you.

Renée aka Mekhismom said...

Wow, looks like good progress is being made, I can't wait to see what has already been accomplished.

Justine said...

Wow! What the heck are you doing over there? I want details!

Justine :o )

Genny said...

Hey friend. Great to "see" you again. Looks like your wordful Wednesdays are a hit; good for you!

It's great to be back blogging,

Genny

Lula! said...

HEY!
It's up!
The bloggy makeover!
Awesome!

Laura said...

Everything you do is beautiful I can't wait to see more :)