Home Remodel: Insulation, Stucco and Showers

currently crushing, home remodelThis was a big week for our remodeling project and with each step that’s completed I get more excited about moving back in.  We’ve got all of our wiring and plumbing completed now and just put insulation in the upstairs ceiling plus ‘hot mopping’ to waterproof the shower flooring…



IMG_5333currently crushing,  home remodelHere’s inside the new front door and if you look to the right you can see wood covering where the old staircase was:

currently crushing,  home remodelHere’s a view of the new staircase – the new location and design make the house feel so much more connected:

currently crushing, home remodelHere’s a shot of the family room downstairs – we raised the ceiling to make the room feel larger, replaced the old windows, added can lights and also wired for surround sound:

currently crushing, home remodelThe area that I’m still most excited about is the master bedroom, especially the new bathroom and closet:

currently crushing, home remodelcurrently crushing, home remodelWork on the exterior started this week, too.  We decided to stucco over the brick pillars in the front of the house which played a big part in giving it sort of an Identity Crisis… Mid-Century Modern plus a pagoda-style roof with a 70’s lava rock chimney and then a Spanish/Mediterranean courtyard – not to mention the crazy ‘Swiss Alps’ staircase in the middle of the living room which blocked the fireplace…

currently crushing, home remodelThank you so much for following along with this fun project – I’m enjoying it more than I ever thought I would!