Thursday, May 10, 2012

Lake House Here We Come

If you've been following my blog recently then you'll know we've been looking for a lake house.

For a LONG TIME.


We finally found one!
If all goes as planned,
it will be ours soon.

 To be honest? This is not my idea of a dream house.
Cute and campy, yes.
Dreamy?
No.
It pales in comparison to the one we didn't buy.

But it has potential!
We can make it into our little escape...
our dream lake house !
And the owners are leaving me sweet little things
like this lovely end table/cabinet.
I see a lot of paint in my future.

Like in this shocking aqua room with the red floor...

 and believe it or not, there is another aqua room
and red floor across the hall.
The telescope is pretty cool ...but this did not
come with the house.

 Aqua was a big thing around here.


When visiting the house for the first time, this was all snow covered.
The realtor said there was a "sandy beach" under the snow.
The reality?
Not so much.
But nothing a truck load of sand can't fix.

And I'm certainly not complaining.
Because this my friends,
is the view from the deck.

Ahhhhhhh.....
I'll be blogging about our makeovers, re-dos, and
rennovations over the next several months.
Probably over the next several SEASONS.

Won't you come along on the journey with me?
Should be an interesting summer!

5 comments:

Heidi@TheMerryMagpieVintage said...

How exciting! A whole new house to decorate! I don't know what style you're going for, but if you want camp style, check out the book Found, Free & Flea by Tereasa Surratt. It's one of my favorites!

Victorian1885 said...

What a great time you are going to have setting this gem up! I look forward to seeing your progress.. Congratulations! What a view!!

Joyce - Quilted Nest said...

congratulations to you my friend. yet another dream has come true....

thistlewoodfarm said...

I know I will be hanging out here all summer and I can't wait to see what you do with your new lake house. I know it's going to be adorable :)

blessings,
karianne

MJ said...

I haven't been hanging around blogland ( ~ I joined FB recently so that's occupied my time) so had to scroll back to see what your most recent post related to! Congrats on the new digs! We look forward to seeing its progress as you fill it with your vintage finds! It'll be one cool place that you'll enjoy for years!