Saturday, July 9, 2011

The House: Selection time

Yesterday Cody finished work at 3, so we rapidly packed up the kids and went to make a long list of decisions on the materials for our house. We are easy-to-please people, not too picky, who agree on almost everything, so it only took us about an hour to look through all the options and write down what we want. We were counseled by other people in the subdivision to keep a copy of our selections, so we did that. We picked the door knobs, the cabinets, the countertops, vinyl, laminate, carpet, door style, garage door, vent shape, gas appliances (YAY!), siding, grout, stone, and so forth. It was so much fun! Cody and I were both just beaming as we left, envisioning how our selections would work together to make our house our home. Then we decided to drive up to the lot again, now that is officially "Ours." We drove all through the neighborhood to look for similar selections and try to piece it together. We think all our choices will be very pretty, and will fit right in with the neighborhood, while still being distinct. There are still more selections to be made, like lighting, but that will be done later.

Two of the lots in our group have been dug, but that was done before the paperwork hiccup. Hopefully we can get going on the foundations again soon... like, this week...

4 comments:

Kristin said...

I remember making all those decisions for our house and feeling almost overwhelmed but happy at the same time. Glad you're making progress.

Laurie/Mom/Grandma said...

Hooray for a new house!

Melanie said...

Yay! How exciting! It's fun to pick out all that stuff, but it's amazing how many options there are! We did that last year with our house and, man, sometimes I just wish there were a few less options (but very grateful there are lots of options), you know? Dark dusty blue with white trim sounds awesome--I can't wait to see!

Angeli said...

That sounds like so much fun. I can't wait to see what you picked out!