I feel like we are getting so close to the fun stuff over at the house guys! They have the entire house insulated and the ceilings are all drywalled, which means cabinets, trim, flooring etc…are all right around the corner. Today’s big news is the siding is up – yay!
I’m really loving the color. It’s a dark charcoal grey, but it has a bit of a blue undertone in photos. The contrast between the dark siding and the white trim is so pretty, especially from out on the lake.
I’ve had a lot of questions about the brand and type of siding on social media. It’s vinyl shake siding and it’s made by Mastic, the color is Natural Slate. I’m really happy with the way it looks. We went with straight siding on the sides of the house to save a little money and we did the shake on the front and back of the house.
We are of course still missing the decks on either side beneath the large sliding doors. There will also be metal roofing on the accent roofs and we are missing the other round window in the other peak. I know the wood and brackets over the double doors are confusing to look at, so I made a little graphic to explain. My attempt at a pergola is terrible, but you get the idea – there will be 4 decorative brackets holding up the pergola and several accent bracket on other parts of the house that match.
Those double doors lead to a storage area to keep all our rafts, skis and stuff for the lake. They need to be painted and they also will have grids in them like the windows. I’m planning on hanging an outdoor clock and a towel rack to the right of the outdoor shower. We’re hoping they finish up the siding this week!
Oh, and here is a bit of the drywall and insulation they started on the inside. I know, not that exciting, but the sun was shining (FINALLY!), so I had to snap a few photos!
I have started buying furniture (a throw pillow or two may have made it home with me already too whoops!), and I can’t wait to start sharing more of our interior design plans! Coming soon…