Brick Foundation Wall – Farmhouse Update

Brick Foundation Wall – Farmhouse Update

The brick masons worked on Saturday and got a lot done on the brick foundation wall. I was a happy camper except for the fact that I don’t like to camp. But I was happy. If you’ve been keeping up with our empty-next modern farmhouse building process, you’ll know that it’s been raining every day… Continue Reading Brick Foundation Wall – Farmhouse Update

Favorite Bible Verses For New House

Favorite Bible Verses For New House

Yesterday, in the freezing cold, my husband and I blessed our new build by writing our favorite Bible verses on the doorposts of just about every room in the house. It’s been so cold and rainy here in SC! It started raining last Thursday evening and rained the entire weekend. Thankfully it was sunny yesterday!… Continue Reading Favorite Bible Verses For New House

Foundation Blocks And Brick – Farmhouse

Foundation Blocks And Brick – Farmhouse

We visited my dad in my GA hometown last week (the week after Christmas) and the foundation blocks were delivered. Yes, it’s time for the foundation blocks and brick. Yay! Happy New Year 2021. Foundation Continues All the rainy days delayed progress on the foundation for a couple of days but hey, we must have… Continue Reading Foundation Blocks And Brick – Farmhouse

Concrete Footings – Farmhouse New Build

Concrete Footings – Farmhouse New Build

The sun is shining. The concrete footings were poured four days before Christmas. It’s a great day to have a great day. I was taking the day off – you know – Monday, the week of Christmas, etc. when I got the call that the concrete was being poured. The foundation/framing foreman called to see… Continue Reading Concrete Footings – Farmhouse New Build

Modern Farmhouse New Build Begins

Modern Farmhouse New Build Begins

I’m so excited and I just can’t hide it. My Modern Farmhouse New Build begins Monday! Okay – so I’m not jumping-for-joy-singing-at-the-top-of-my-lungs excited . . . yet. There have been so many setbacks and frankly, I thought we’d be done by now. D O N E! Quick Recap of The Building Process So Far House… Continue Reading Modern Farmhouse New Build Begins

Will Lumber Prices Come Down Soon?

Will Lumber Prices Come Down Soon?

I never thought I’d be checking lumber prices on a daily basis! Will lumber prices come down soon? I sure hope so. To be frank, I thought my house would be framed by now but the building process has not even started. All the permits are approved, the electricity has been pulled but that’s it.… Continue Reading Will Lumber Prices Come Down Soon?

Crawl Space Or Slab Foundation

Crawl Space Or Slab Foundation

Crawl space or slab? That’s a great question! And it’s one that I researched for a while before making my decision. Back in the day, building a new home meant beginning with a crawl space or full basement. These days, slab foundations have become more popular. When I purchased my house plans, they came with… Continue Reading Crawl Space Or Slab Foundation

Modern Farmhouse New Build – First Things First

Modern Farmhouse New Build – First Things First

Let’s go through the first steps of a modern farmhouse new build. We’re building in the country on a 10-acre property so there are different regulations than building in a subdivision. Once you have your house plans finalized,  a contract with a builder (contractor), and your new construction loan approved (if you’re going that route)… Continue Reading Modern Farmhouse New Build – First Things First

My Modern White Farmhouse

My Modern White Farmhouse

Welcome to My Modern White Farmhouse! My husband and I (empty-nesters) have decided to build a new house and you’re invited to come along on this wild ride.  Join Us On The Ride – Our New Farmhouse You probably think we’re crazy, right? When most people our age are downsizing, we decided to go a… Continue Reading My Modern White Farmhouse