Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Studio Progress In Spite of the Rain

Today I'm sharing the progress on the Tin Roof Art Studio and tomorrow I will be sharing some exciting news about a fun event! So read on then come on back tomorrow!

We just about have the exterior done in spite of the weather. It wasn't very cooperative - it  rained most of the week at the B Farm. Here is where we were a couple of weekends ago:
As you can see, most of the exterior sheathing was up but then Bruce had to head back to the city to work. I stayed hoping to paint and work in the yard.

But it rained almost everyday! It was too damp to do much of anything.

Raindrops hung from plants and spiderwebs while puddles reflected the nearby trees. 

The Sometimes Pond filled up with about two feet of water as well which made the dogs happy - they like to swim and splash!

Things were soggy, chilly, and foggy.

It really kept me from getting as much done as I hoped. But I did get the trim primed and painted.

And I picked out the paint for the front of the studio. I choose SW Aviatrix and Cut Ruby (not a SW color but I had them mix it for me with SW paint) for the front door.

Finally on Friday the sun came out so I pulled out the paint and painted as high as I could reach. Saturday, Bruce was back so he finished up the exterior sheathing and painted the upper portion. It's looking so good!

Next we need to add the trim and paint the door then the outside will be done and interior work will begin. I am truly happy!

Don't forget to come back tomorrow! You'll want to hear what's coming!

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  1. That looks amazing, Cecilia! I know you can hardly wait to get in there. You and your hubby make a great team. :)

  2. Cecilia!!! That looks GREAT- I love your color choice-it's perfect with the white trim. I am so sorry you have had so much rain. We have had miserable weather here, too. ugh....more snow coming tonight for us. I can't WAIT to see more done and I know you must be as antsy as a cat on a hot tin roof. xo Diana

  3. It looks awesome Cecilia! I love the3 windows and the color is perfect. The door color will be the icing on the cake! Have a wonderful Wednesday!
    Hugs, Vicky

  4. It's really looking great! I can just see you in the studio with a cup of coffee painting your little hearts desire!!!

    1. 😊 It's going to be wonderful to sit in that corner by those windows and paint. Amazing what walls and a door do to a space - from barn to an actual room.

  5. Wow, how exciting! I love how it's looking, those windows will be so nice!!


  6. Looking so good Cecilia ... I know you can hardly wait. Love the chosen colors.
    Audrey Z.

  7. Cecelia, this is SO wonderful! How much fun you'll have there!
    I love your "Happy Place" sign, too!

  8. Wow, that is a lot of rain to fill up the Sometimes Pond, love the pic of the dogs! How exciting to be making progress, although having all that rain is a bit difficult for sure. It all looks great!

  9. I adore the colors you selected. I imagine you are making great progress in this beautiful weather. Thank you for all your kindness. Have a wonderful week!


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