October 27, 2009

Barn Completion

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I loved this crumbling building the minute I laid eyes on her and I knew that one day I would be able to nurse her back to health.
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For years, she sat unoccupied except for a few woodchucks and the three horse stalls left by the previous owners of the farm. I would look back at her from my house and… think…dream…wonder..“What will she become?”
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I wanted her to meet her full potential. I didn’t want to just “fix her up” on the outside, but instead, turn her into something magical. A place where our family will BE TOGETHER. A place where our children’s friends will enjoy visiting. A place where memories will be created. A place of well-being.
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Done!

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Comments (7)

Puna said:

Wow, what a task. Beautiful!


Joni said:

Almost makes me teary…to think that you could save such a lovely building and how wonderful it looks! Congratulations!
XOXO
Joni


Jamie Lee said:

Congratulations, Shawn - she’s beautiful and couldn’t hope for a better home than with your family! Enjoy!


Melanie Tindale said:

Shawn, it looks fantastic! Congrats on having that project completed!!


Michaela said:

WOW!!! It looks so great!!! Is the inside done also??


Rebecca said:

Shawn, you really did the old girl justice! She’s a beauty, and I’m sure she appreciates her makeover!!


Traci said:

it is gorgeous. seeing what you’ve done makes me happy. i hate when i see old barns literaly falling apart.


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