This time last summer we were digging.
Every day after work, every weekend, digging the basement deeper...
(the living room August 12th, 2012)
One year later we have a new floor, new walls, and are working on mudding the drywall
See the green ladder in the picture above? And the walls that's behind it? That wall is right where the top 2 pictures were taken! It separates the living room from the laundry room. To see a layout of the basement click here.
More than once over the past year we have had people tell us we are crazy for taking on such a big DIY project...and more than once WE have thought we are crazy for taking on such a big DIY project! But over the past year we have discovered lots of little ways survive our project and even enjoy getting to work together on it! I'm sharing some of these lessons/tips today over at the Generation Building Center Blog.
If you are thinking of starting a small or large DIY home project, you should totally click over and read about...
(I will be sharing some of these tips in the weeks to come here as well!)
Click here for the Generation Building Center Blog!