Monday, April 20, 2009

Cottage Update

This is how far Baldyman has gotten. He has about 3 more pieces to put on the roof and then he will begin siding it and putting up the roof. Not sure yet about windows, I think I want two 2 small basement type windows on the sides. For the front he's gonna do something with screens and covers. On the roof he is probably gonna use the steel panels-much cheaper--quicker to get up. He dosnt know know how really how to do the other kind of roof, but he also thinks having the steel roof makes it more permnanet and the snow will slide off better. The roof will also have either see thru panels or skylights whatever we can find to do.

I'm in a dilema now because I want a white sleeper loveseat but so far I'm having no luck finding anything reasonably priced. Looking online is proving no help either because when I find something reasonable, shipping will ruin that. I dont want to comprimise on the white loveseat sleeper because this is really for me and the feminine side plus I want to be able to sleep out there or the grandkids. If anyone knows of any help let me know!
Our weather right now is not good so hopefully it will improve so he can get back out there.

14 Thanks for your comments!:

rosemarie said...

well jim seen the progress greg did ,then he said ,oh boy she really is throwing me outside when i stay overnite..lol he is so crazy.its looking good..

Lady of the Mote said...

I hope you find the perfect sofa,its going to be beautiful!

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

It's lookin' good, gf! The right solution will come around about the sofa sleeper. I just know it!

Cynthia said...

It's looking nice Dawnie, bet you can't wait! Cindy

Sassy said...

Well it looks as if it's coming along really great...how exciting for you!!! I would also love a white sofa...they are so beautiful...good luck with finding just the perfect one...we hit 100 degrees today...NOT HAPPY!!!!!!!

Shellmo said...

This is shaping up beautifully! Do you have a Garden Ridge store by you to check for a sofa?

grammy said...

Looks like things are coming along. It will be quite the place.

mbkatc230 said...

This is coming along great! Love the idea of your own "sleeping porch". Is there an Ikea anywhere near you? They usually have good prices on sofas and I think alot of them have slipcovers so you can change out the look whenever you want. Good luck and can't wait to see it when it's done. Kathy

Nana Net said...

WOW, go Baldyman go! You are blessed to have such a handyman to do such wonderful projects for you! Plus look at all the money you are saving. Which means you can buy more goodies to fill up the room with! :0) I just know it will be beautiful once you find the white sofa sleeeper to go in it. Have you tried any of the thrift stores or consignment shops to see if they have one? Just a thought my dear! Oh yeah, I am hoping the wonderful weather comes back your way soon!

Southern Comfort said...

Things are really looking good there. And from my experience,you can't beat a metal roof. You are going to enjoy this so much.

Raggedy Girl said...

I have never used Craig's list but I have a friend who wanted a dryer and she posted a request for one and got a response. Anyway good luck with finding your perfect girly sofa, and this is so much fun to watch in progress.

Have a Terrific Tuesday
I love coming to visit you
from
Roberta Anne a.k.a. The Raggedy Girl

Ginger said...

Hi Dawn:
Wow, Baldyman is really coming along on your cottage. You will have so much fun decorating it.
I am with Raggedy Girl for using Craigs list. My daughter finds all kinds of neat things on there.
Your weather turned crummy, ours finally got better. I've been sitting outside in the sun the last couple of days.
Ginger

JyLnC said...

I hope you find your sleeper loveseat. You could always use a white slipcover over the best loveseat you can find. That way you could wash the slipcover and keep it white no matter what happens. In my case, I would spill my coffee on the white the first day I would have it.

It looks like your dh is making good progress. I can't wait to see the finished product!

Lilly said...

Woo hoo progess looks good!!