Hospitality, Friendship, Encouragement

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

The Preliminary Addition Plans


We've received the preliminary plans from our builder, and will be meeting with him soon to go over any changes we want to make. There are a few things - sliding door shown in the wrong place, for example. Not major things.

Here is our house with the elevations currently.

Here are the elevations after the addition is built.

I know it is hard to tell but we're moving the kitchen to a new space. This way the kitchen can be fully accessed from their suite without having to come into our portion of the house. This is important to them.

The men are all very excited about the garage, and I'm excited about the kitchen! 

The appliance layout on the plans is not where I want them. This photo is one of my inspiration photos. Not the color but the look. Probably smaller backsplash tiles but I want a nice range hood, and counter space to cook. I like that the sink is to the left and for us would look out onto the deck and pool areas.

I definitely want a wooden work table in the kitchen, and we have trees and the barn which would be seen out the windows.  The cabinets are perfect, but I may want wooded countertops.

Moving the kitchen will also give us more room for seating in the living room.

This long talked about plan is becoming a reality, and it is exciting for us all!


  1. Looks like a well thought out plan which will work out nicely for everyone.

  2. Exciting to see and can't wait to see the finished project!

  3. Wonderful...

    Please read my last post.

    For some reason, I seem to be Anon here, or something.


  4. Wow! That is going to be so much fun to watch unfold before ya'll's eyes! Getting to make all of your very own touches as it evolves will be icing on the cake! I love the kitchen picture and many ideas out there to help visualize. I'm a Pinterest addict! :)

  5. Exciting times! I just love your inspiration photo.

  6. How exciting. Can't wait to follow the progress.

  7. It is exciting for me too! I love house-y things and I am excited to see it all unfold!

  8. So wonderful to be able to accommodate your parents in your home, with a central kitchen area, and their own living area. What a blessing that you can be so involved with your parents, your children, and grandchildren's lives! Looking forward to seeing how your new addition progresses! Love your inspiration photo! Happy New Year!

  9. How exciting...I love the kitchen that inspired of luck with the renovation process.

  10. Oh my goodness, I love your kitchen inspiration!! Wooden counters and a show stopping hood sound dreamy to me!!


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