Monday, November 14, 2011

My Winter Weekend at the Cabin



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Hi We went to the cabin this weekend.This is what it looked like when we arrived.


It was so pretty with the snow. We have to stay at a friends because our cabin is not built for winter.
 We are having some work done. The poor building is in need of lots of TLC. 
We had some foundations work done and a window replaced.
The east side was getting really bad. The logs you see are the walls on the inside. No space to insulate so this is just a summer cabin.
This is how it looks now. Well really this is from Saturday.


This is the window before.The glass putty was cracked  and the glass was starting to come loose. The window didn't open and this is the lake side of the building.


This is the windows now.
The wall under the window had to be replaces because some of the boards were rotten. We want one picture window but it just couldn't be done to this structure.

Here is what it looks like from inside.
We are very close to the lake and there are a lot of rules about what we can do. Well I should say can't do. We are very happy with the work and plan on doing more windows. We worked a little inside cleaning up but it was colder inside that outside on Saturday. I wish we could make it more year round but the rule say we can't. I guess that just make is it a special place to get away and enjoy.


Thanks for stopping and have a great day,

8 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Sounds like you have your work cut out for you... liking the new paint... good luck with the re-do! :):):):):):):):):):):):)

LeAnne said...

Pretty, but lots of work is right! So nice to be able to look out at the lake!

kim.scrapper said...

Linda, it looks like a wonderful place even with all that snow. Its too bad there are so many rules about what you can and can't do. 5 more months and you will be back....

Angi @ CokiePop said...

Look at that gorgeous scenery. I never get to see snow here in my part of Texas.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

There we go :):):):):) Now I can see everything!! Sorry about the comment earlier... I thought you were done :):):) I loveeeeeeee the photos... looks like an amazing place! :):):):):):):):):):):)

Dawnll - Dawn's Craft Place said...

It looks like a peaceful place to spend time-so sad you can't enjoy it year round.
GO packers!!! Know you will be watching

Denise Price said...

Wow, I'm surprised by the amount of snow you already have there! Good luck with all the fixer-upper projects--they will be worth it in the end.

June Houck said...

Look at all that snow! Wow. Your view of the lake is gorgeous. I can see why you would wish to stay there all year.