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Yes…George and I are fighting over this beast. Will it be his office, my little planning studio — or a place to shower for us both??
I don’t know. TBD…tune in….cause things are about to get really good…
Positive folks like to say, ‘it gets the darkest before the dawn.’
We say: ‘It’s darkest before it goes PITCH BLACK.’
If you were to come in our house you might think you were in downtown, war-torn Beirut.
It looks BLEAK, folks. A beautiful mess, if you will…
Just when I think I have the final design, there’s one part that just doesn’t work. Just when I think I’ve made a final decision about a color, a cabinet facing material, or where a major appliance will be located…
something doesn’t quite work/fit etc…and that impacts EVERYTHING.
There HAS BEEN PROGRESS and I have to point to it to make myself feel better…
I am lucky enough to have great friends that introduced me to the guy that will end up doing the building…
And he has been building great things in Austin for a long, long time (over 40 years). He holds my hand and leads me to where I need to go. He draws layouts and sketches (which I won’t post here for fear I’ll have you sleeping, if I haven’t already.)
He checked in on me today to see if I finished my homework from our last visit.
What he also suggested and I have done is bought a bunch of cardboard boxes from U-Haul.
They get assembled and placed where I think I want cabinets.
The cardboard boxes help me imagine what it will feel like 3-D.
Sure, we can make a 3-D sketch…but this is so much better.
It costs less than $100 for all the boxes, and I know it has already saved me from putting up an ‘appliance garage’ that would be too bulky in the space I was thinking of.