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Monday, September 12, 2016

A Little Tour

We are back in NoAla after our trip to the Little House. It is always exciting to see how it is progressing. We met with our contractor on Saturday morning and we picked out a pretty blue green color for our metal roof. We also changed a few things up inside to give us a bit more room. Here are some pictures from our trip.

Here is Marvin inspecting the progress. He is so excited about this project.

And here is Brother Bruce, who has been a tremendous help to us in this project. He told us that he comes home from work each day eager to see what has been done!

I took this picture as we were leaving the site Friday evening. It is a very peaceful place.

We were back Saturday morning to meet with Mont and to just enjoy some time there.

On the porch...pond is visible in the background.

We are planning to do a rustic mantle and surround.

This is my dream. I found it in a magazine.

We plan to use this old Beam for the mantle. My Daddy reclaimed it from an old house in the area. You can see the ax marks where it was hewn.

Bruce is saving us some old wood from the barn.

Sister Kristi took this picture yesterday.

The sky is a beautiful blue.

Hopefully the roof will go on this week! After slow progress for over a year, it is exciting to see this dream taking shape.

8 comments:

Sandy said...

It is beautiful. The mantle is going to be awesome. How exciting!

Mrs.T said...

Oh, Arlene, it is really taking shape! Love the picture of the two of you with the pond in the background. A dream coming true! God is so good!

Tina said...

Such amazing progress - you both must be so excited to see this dream come true! I LOVE that fireplace!

Terri D said...

How exciting!! It really is taking shape and going up fast now! Under roof sounds great! Can't wait to see the next photos!!

Mari said...

I love seeing the progress on your house. That mantle is going to be awesome!

Leslie Anne Tarabella said...

Such happy times! Take lots of pictures and enjoy.

Mike@Bit About Britain said...

Just butting in to say, "Wow!" - it must be quite a feeling to undertake a project like that, REALLY EXCITING.

Arlene Grimm said...

Thanks Y'all...I am running behind in responding to comments but I appreciate your words of encouragement. I pray that this Little House will be a blessing to many.