just in the nick of time before big thunderboomers
rolled through. We think the fresh paint
on the porch deck and steps held.
It's foggy and gloomy this morning, but that's okay; we don't need wonderful weather until Saturday.
What didn't hold was the fresh mulch put down a few days ago along the driveway's retaining wall.
It looked good while it lasted. We're hoping it will dry out so we can sweep/shovel it back into place.
But the house is painted.
Right down to the water meter and the cellar hatch.
The 12 restored and painted shutters are hung.
The rest of the windows will have to wait to get new reproduction shutters.
The house does look a wee bit nekkid.
|Porch furniture on the front lawn, waiting also for the paint to dry!|
Our little feathered tenants like that we painted the big house to match their tiny one.
Some of their relatives are squatting in our eaves; the painters will be back when the birds
have grown and flown to patch and paint those holes. No one wanted to dislodge the tiny birdies.
And that's it for Thursday.
I have a "to do" list that is still Too Long, but do-able.
And I am getting very excited -- happy excited!
I may not be back to blogging till after daughter Alida's wedding on Saturday,
but I'll get loads of pics. I chose a handbag that is big enough to slip my camera into.
Happy Thursday! -- Cass
Well, the painting of our house over the past two weeks, and its change
from yellow and green to white and dark-green-er is certainly a
So I'm jumping on the Transformation Thursday blogwagon at
The Shabby Chic Cottage. Click here to see what else is going on!