XIV – Rocky Mountain Woman Builds Her Dream House

Written by Rocky Mountain Woman on May 2, 2012 – 12:02 pm -

This post is in honor of the letter “X” and part of Jenny Matlock’s Alphabet Thursday. For more “X” posts, please click here http://jennymatlock.blogspot.com/

The walls are going up! Driving home from work, I glanced up the hill from the freeway and you could actually see them! Hah! And you thought that Dick would never get off his fat butt and actually do something (I didn’t think so either).

family room in basement

the other wall in the family room in the basement

mistress bedroom

loft

loft

progress!

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27 Comments to “XIV – Rocky Mountain Woman Builds Her Dream House”

  1. Raw Thoughts And Feelings Says:

    Oh it will be so beautiful when done! The view from these images are very prety!

  2. Sandy Says:

    Now this is exciting.. building your dream house!
    Congratulations and I’m excited for you also!
    Great letter X
    Sandy

  3. Phyllis Ryan Says:

    So glad to see thst Dick has “recovered” from all his ailments. Now if you can just keep him healthy you might see real walls by summer. By the way, where is the “wine cellar”, in case I come to visit. I didn’t see that on the tour.

  4. EG Wow, Canada Says:

    Congratulations! You must be X-tremely happy!

  5. Winter Says:

    I cannot believe you’re building your home! My husband and I would like to one day, so we may be coming to you for advice. Exciting for you!

  6. Leovi Says:

    A very interesting, I wish you a happy and you will be building a house of great quality.

  7. Teresa Says:

    How exciting to actually see progress!

  8. Esther Joy Says:

    I am so happy for you! Hope you get to move in sooner than you expected, and that you enjoy every moment of anticipation and then when you’re finally in it!

  9. Judie McEwen Says:

    Your place is going to be just fabulous. Let’s hope Dick keeps his ass in gear!!!

  10. Vicki Says:

    Mistress bedroom…mwahahaaa:) Excellent!

  11. Heather Says:

    Wow!! How exciting!!! It must be incredible to see the progress!

  12. Anita Schiller Terry Says:

    Ahh. Building. We’ll be getting back on that when we return home from Patagonia. I hear the weather is great…hard to imagine when we’re down here with the penguins and freezing our fannies off! Have a great week!

  13. Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella Says:

    Wow it’s really getting there RMW! :D

  14. Joanne Says:

    Wow! It must be so exciting to see the progress!

  15. Barbara @ Barbara Bakes Says:

    So glad to see the saga continuing. It’s like waiting for the new season of Mad Men to start. Love that you called it a Mistress room. lol

  16. Arkansas Patti Says:

    Surely Dick holds the record for the longest time to build a house. At least the walls are big steps. Keep a blow torch to his behind. The mistress room really looks interesting.

  17. Sue Anderson Says:

    Your patience with this project has been amazing! And when it’s finished, the house will be amazing, too.

    But oh my goodness. It has taken sooooo long!!!

    =)

  18. Nezzy (Cow Patty Surprise) Says:

    Woohoo…what a beautiful view your gonna have too!!!

    Your home is gonna rock…I can’t wait to see more. I bet your excited to the moon and back! I know I’m overjoyed for ya.

    Have a bountifully blessed day sweetie!

    Progress….yeah!!!

  19. Karen S. Says:

    These are the wonderful stages of a house and your life! What an amazing place to build it too!

  20. Lori Says:

    OH my! The view is amazing! How wonderful for you.

  21. Blond Duck Says:

    Is he building ya’lls house himself? How ROMANTIC!

  22. Anne Says:

    I want to visit this x-cellent house when you are finished building it!Thanks for sharing.

  23. Andy Says:

    Hello.
    This is going to be some house when it’s completed. The view from the Mistress’ room is incredible. Can’t wait to see it the before and after. Wonderful shots. Good luck & thanks for sharing.

    I’m inviting you and your friends here to Blog Hop Saturday! this Saturday May 5th. Hope you can join the fun!

    Xanthippe

  24. Lola Says:

    Hi RMW!

    Visiting from Mrs Matlock’s, thanks for stopping by and look forward to *seeing* you again soon!

    Great post – great views!

    Have a great weekend too.

  25. Maggie Mallard Says:

    OH my gosh I can’t believe it. New Walls Up. How exciting you must be. I will say my prayers that he stays well and active so you can hurry up and have that mistress room finished.
    Do you have a writing room?
    Love
    Maggie

  26. Splendid Little Stars Says:

    exciting! And what a view!

  27. Jenny Matlock Says:

    Oh my gosh! It looks like a house!

    Hooray, hooray!

    And while I love the see through walls to the amazing view…I bet you’ll be chilly in the winter if he doesn’t get his butt in gear!

    What an Xcruciating wait to get your house finished!

    Thanks for sharing the progress with us, though.

    A+

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