Thursday, March 21, 2013

A Log Cottage Coming to Life...

So this blog is full of pictures to get you up to date with everything that's gotten done recently. Enjoy!!!
Got the outdoor light fixtures up & the window boxes
All the appliances are in & functioning...

The floor & the spiral stair treads are finished & looking good!

The floor trim is finished

Put in some neat woodsy blinds for privacy
The shower is ready to be used
I'm starting to stock dishes. It's about time for a party!
View from the loft looking down the spiral staircase
I have a bed!!!
All the railing is up & looking good
View of the great room from the loft
I love my kitchen sink. A great Craigslist find!
Trim is finished in the kitchen 

Now it's time to start making it cozy inside & out with some furniture & landscaping....


  1. Rachel, you have done a stunning, beautiful build. You make us all proud, especially for Stewart's memory. My wife & I have followed your journey, and thank you for moving ahead with such strength & courage
    All our support from Spokane, Wa Tim & Debra

  2. Thank you so much for all this information and all these pictures! I have been looking for log homes, and these are beautiful!

  3. Thanks for providing the very beautiful images of log Cottage. I really like it.
    Keep it up.
    Thanks a lot.

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  5. Rachael,

    I just read a book and thought of you - "To Heaven and Back" by Dr. Mary C. Neal
    If you have not read it , I recommend it

    Pat from LHBA

  6. Thanks for the great post, and that log home package is just beautiful. The colors all match up very well and the whole cabin as a whole is really nice and well done.

  7. I wish that the log homes around here looked a lot like yours!

  8. wow, this looks really nice! It makes me want to call for some log home builders and get one of my own!

  9. Ahh!! I love the look of log homes so much! Plus that kitchen is absolutely stunning!!

  10. Love how amazing this house looks. Everything looks so amazing. I have always wanted a log home of my own. I would never be able to build one this amazing. Keep doing what you do best.

  11. This is a beautiful log home. It looks like a lot of hard work and care went into this.

  12. Rachel, amazing job and tribute....we seem to share a similar path. May we have contact? 724 691 1551. I spoke with Ellsworth and I'm trying to take the feb 25th class. The anniversary of me and my late wife who recently passed away in November