My Home

I'm currently in the process of building a home. More pictures as they come.

EDGEFIELD
Centex Homes - 2036 sqft - Brownsburg, IN - Signed on May 21, 2006.
I suddenly feel so poor. Closing Date: December 08, 2006 - CLOSED

 

Movie of the Entire House - 11-6-2006 - 27.3 MB - Right-Click and save to your computer

Virtual Tour !!!

YEAR TWO STUFF - 2008
Moved in, now I face the challenges of home ownership.


November 8, 2008 - WInetini Tower!


October 17, 2008 - New Brick for landscaping next year. Started planting the new decorative grass.


October 9, 2008 - Picked up new brick for the backyard landscaping. 1.) - 3.) Mock setup of wall. It's going to look something like this.
4.) - 5.) Piled the brick - 150 bricks. Used a new supply of Target Sale soda to balance the car.


October 3, 2008 - Ravage and Sadie Enjoying the fence and yard.


October 3, 2008 - Backyard is starting to look good. The grill is in place and the grill patio is finally cleaned up. 7.) Gravy Train is helping me water the lawn.


September 29, 2008 - I'm finally finished!!!! With the grill patio anyway.


September 23, 2008 - Building a "grill patio" the grill will stay here and then be turned when used. Yes, i won't use it as it touches the house.


September 22, 2008 - Got some new grass that will be in the corners of patio when planted. Spotlights will be on them.


September 18, 2008 - Decided to redo the steps, made the top of the bottom part be at the same level as the bottom of the top part.


September 12, 2008 - Built steps on one of the side of the patio


September 10, 2008 - Having a fence installed - fence posts. 1.) - 2.) Ravage and Sadie anticipating the fence. 6.) Ravage inspecting the work.


August 7, 2008 - Day 2 of getting a patio. 3.) - 4.) Ravage is so excited during this


August 6, 2008 - Day of getting a patio


June 8, 2008 - Day 2 of the wall. Filled it with tons of soil and then some plants.


June 7, 2008 - Chris and I decided to improve the landscaping. 7.) - 8.) knicked a wire.. whoops! Looks like the wire was buried immediately underneath the sod.
12.) - 13.) transplanted the sod we dug up. That sod was really in there!


April 12, 2008 - Rearrange - moved some things around, made more space and


January 12, 2008 - Sofa Express and More - going out of business - so cheap stuff! Had a party in honor of the new Breakfast Room table and chairs and the Couch and love seat.
A cake was made in its honor as well.


YEAR ONE STUFF - 2007
Moved in, now I face the challenges of home ownership.


November 3, 2007 - New sink!! Woo!!!!


September 20, 2007 - Managed to survive the summer. Also got a Water Softener.


August 29, 2007 - Munga Root!!!! Piles and Piles of it!


August 17, 2007 - been slowly decorating the house. Some updated pics of the art and curtains, etc...
1.) Loft/Game Room, 2.) - 4.) Dining Room, 5.) - 8.) Family Room, 9.) Breakfast area,10.) Kitchen,


May 9, 2007 - Been doing yardwork in the front for a while. Now attacking the weeds in the back. It's improving.


February 6, 2007 - First big snowfall since moving in. The amount of snow makes Ravage look small...er.

AFTER CLOSING

Finally moving in. Props to Chris and Jason for all the Electrical help and to Chris for putting up almost all the lights.
More props to Jason and Brandon for helping with the painting. And of course to Josh and Ben for helping me move all my crap.


December 31st - Chairrail in the dining room is finished


December 30, 2006 - Starting the chairrail, microwave has been setup


December 26, 2006 - Plant shelf - gift from my moogie, things are finally starting to get organized


December 17, 2006 - Painted the kitchen and stair wall. Not sure about the stair wall. Am sure that I need to clean my camera. Rearranged the main room too.


December 11, 2006 - Fridge and Foyer Lights have been installed


December 9 - 10, 2006 - Just starting to move in, painting, huge mess as you can see, installing ceiling fans and lighting

FINISHING FLOORING / COUNTER

November 28, 2006 - Outside is finished


November 28, 2006 - Kitchen Sink has been installed


November 21, 2006 - 1.) - 2.) Shudders and Lamp Post, 3.) More brass lighting that will be impossible to reach. Very dinky for such a large foyer. 4.) The replacement


November 20, 2006 - 1.) - 4.) Dishwasher and Oven have been installed. Ooooo black, 5.) finishing up the main window


November 17, 2006 - Carpet is in


November 17, 2006 - Carpet is in


November 17, 2006 - Starting to put in carpet


November 16, 2006 - 1.) Screen door!, 2.) - 4.) Counter Tops have been installed, 5.) Garage has been put in, 6.) No sink yet,
7.) Had another shelf put into the master closet - I picked where this one would go. I'm so proud.



November 14, 2006 - 1.) Door knobs have been installed, 2.) AstroTerf or Hydroseed?, 3.) Entrance Flooring, 4.) - 6.) Kitchen Flooring


November 14, 2006 - 1.) - 2.) Flooring in Bathroom. 3.) Correct Flooring in Half-Bath, 4.) - 5.) Flooring and Cabinets in Laundry Room

ELECTRICAL / LIGHTING / PAINT

November 12, 2006 - 1.) The brick is done. Still missing the front ligthts. 2.) Patio stoop out back.
Interior Paint has been finished. 6.) Master Bathroom Linen Closet.



November 12, 2006 - Paint - 5.) Pantry, 6.) Master Bedroom Closet


November 07, 2006 - I have a yard now! 4.) The correct faucets were put in the double vanity


November 03, 2006 - The house has power now, 1.) Outdoor lighting, 2.) Canned Lighting, 3.) - 4.) Bathroom lighting, 5.) Double-vanity, 6.) Brick Bench


November 03, 2006 - Replacement Lighting - 1.) - 2.) Breakfast area lighting, 3.) - 4.) Entrance Chandelier


November 03, 2006 - Replacement Lighting - 1.) - 4.) Kitchen and hallway lighting, 5.) - 6.) Dining room lighting

INTERIOR WOOD AND FLOORING STARTED

November 02, 2006 - I have a driveway and some daylight pictures of the brick.


November 02, 2006 - 1.) I have lightswitches and thermostat, 2.) Double vanity came in, 3.) - 5.) Flooring, 6.) Lighting - going to replace the brass ones as money becomes available.


October 31, 2006 - 1.) - 2.) The outside brick is almost complete. 3.) Finally have a water heater and running water.


October 31, 2006 - I have faucets and toilets now.


October 25, 2006 - 1.) - 3.) Kitchen Cabinets, 4.) Half Bathroom, 5.) Master Bathroom (supposed to be a double vanity), 6.) Upstairs Bathroom


October 25, 2006 - Trim and Stairs

DRYWALL

October 24, 2006 - Drywall is complete


October 24, 2006 - Different angles of the brick and the back of the house.


October 20, 2006 - Mud and brick continue


October 19, 2006 - Brick has begun.


October 16, 2006 - Vinyl Siding and Mud on drywall


October 11, 2006 - Main room, loft railing, and stairs are drywalled.


October 11, 2006 - Access to the Attic, one is in the small bathroom and one is in the 2nd bedroom


October 10, 2006 - Window added, finally.


October 10, 2006 - Under the stairs - potential future extended closet


October 9, 2006 - Drywall has begun and siding has begun.


October 9, 2006 - Drywall has begun and siding has begun.

PICTURES BEFORE DRYWALL BEGINS

October 2, 2006 - Entrance.


October 2, 2006 - Kitchen and main room


October 2, 2006 - Master bedroom, Master Bathroom, Master Closet


October 2, 2006 - 2nd Floor before drywall begins


October 2, 2006 - Garage beore drywall begins

ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBING

September 28, 2006 - Windows were added earlier this week and some doors.


September 28, 2006 - Electrical has been started and some lighting. My mother asked me if I had enough outlets, I think this answers that question.


September 28, 2006 - Not sure what I'm going to do here. I may extend the closet under the stairs.


September 23, 2006 - Started work on the heating


September 23, 2006 - 1.) Master bathroom, 2.) Guest Bathroom, 3.) Stairs up to 2nd floor and loft.

FRAME

September 21, 2006 - Built the stairs


September 21, 2006 - 2nd Floor - 1.) Loft, 2.) Main Room, 3.) and 4.) 2nd and 3rd bedrooms.


September 17, 2006 - 2.) Master Bathroom, beyond that is the walkin closet. 3.) and 4.) Huge windows


September 16, 2006 - I have a roof!


September 16, 2006 - 1.) Foyer, 2.) Kitchen, 3.) Main Room, 4.) Loft, 5.) 2nd Floor, 6.) Master Bedroom


Wood arriving for frame construction to begin - Pictures taken September 7, 2006


Frame begins. September 13, 2006 - September 14, 2006

FOUNDATION

Finished the Foundation - Pictures taken September 6, 2006


Pictures taken September 3, 2006


Pictures taken September 1, 2006







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