Shannon Berrey

Rocking and Rolling along: progress at the GC house

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

a few weeks ago the GC house looked like this...

but now we are rocking along

{I know, I know-- horrible iphone pics-and it's being lit by work lights. no CO=no electricity}

I love watching craftsmen work! Although I am pretty sure they think I am a bit of a stalker--we have a wee bit of a language barrier so they probably wander why I am always staring at them and taking their pictures. But seriously..I love to watch all of my subs work--the painters, the tile installers, the carpenters...there is so much to learn from the techniques of great subs!   

We are moving on up {the ladder} and rolling along in the library. Still need to install swing arm sconces and chandelier, add cushions, stain the floors and add a million and one books. But we are getting closer!

The closets have all been customized to the owners needs.

 

One of our subs customized the closets {above}, and pantries {yes plural!} as well as the library. There is also built-in storage in the garage and in the guestroom. There is sooo much storage in this house! A way to save money when building custom closets is to get one of your subs to build it as opposed to a custom closet company. This particular job was one-third of what a closet company wanted to charge. 

Let's browse through some other very smart, reasonable and beautiful storage solutions. 

{houzz via pinterest}

 

{emersonmade via design sponge}

{via}

lazy susans for purse and shoe storage! lined drawers for jewelry. yes, please.
  
 
 
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Update!! The baby giraffe was born last night!! You can witness the birth by looking in the archives {happened @11:45pm} and you can watch Baby G playing in the barn through the Live feed.
An amazing thing to see!!
 
 
 



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I'm an artist, interior designer, wife and mom. Join me here as I share projects, ramblings, and inspirations.
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