I am over the moon excited today to feature my Daughter Chelsie’s very first post here on Mama Carp!
After the new siding and windows were installed we stood back and were thrilled to see the exterior transformation of a house that needed some love. Yet, my dad still wasn’t impressed. It was missing something… shutters. He called me and explained in depth the importance of adding them to our home because it would make it, As cute as a bug’s ear. I’m still unsure of where he got that line from and have yet to actually see a bug’s ear… but if it is really as adorable as our little house became, then he is completely right. Four years later, every time that I drove into our driveway, this is what came to mind. Continue reading “Cute as a Bug’s Ear… Flip #8-Chelsie & Ryan’s Renovation”
This last summer Craig surprised me with the landscaping of the back yard. After waiting 4 years I was the MOST excited for this and could hardly wait! We were in the middle of renovating Allie’s house and helping with Chelsie & Ryan’s wedding plans. He began with telling me he was only redoing the beach- I was happy about that, but wanted more….(July 11th, 2013)
Continue reading “Flip #6- The Back Yard…”
I’m so excited! One year ago today we launched “Mama Carp & company” and what a year it has been! I have truly had a wonderful time sharing my projects with you- here’s to another year!!
Flip #6- back to visiting our house! Continue reading “Flip #6- the front yard…”
Back to flip #6- our house… So, to refresh your memory, here is the first picture of the back of the house, August, 2009.
Continue reading “Flip #6- The Veranda”
In 2001, we were snug as a bug living in Blaine until one day Craig came home and said we were buying a lot in Forest Lake. Continue reading “Iden Avenue Court North”
With Chelsie getting a full time job 45 minutes away (in good weather) it was time to look for something a little closer for her to buy. This house went on the market and Craig & I whipped over there….
Walking into this was pretty wild. There was a lot to look at-
Continue reading “Flip #4 – Chelsie’s House”
I hope you all had a great weekend! Here are a few more pictures of the main floor of our home. My next post will be of the beautiful baby shower that we had yesterday!!!! Definitely got some great pictures to show you! Continue reading “Flip #5 – The Fireplace”
As promised, here is flip #6. Craig & I are proud to share our home with you on the day before our 26th anniversary. Today’s pic’s are a start and I will continue to share with you other parts of this project. We are very blessed, very proud and we welcome you to our home ❤ Continue reading “Flip #5 – One for us ♥”
We went out for an ice cream cone and came home with a house. Yes, true story. Continue reading “We went out for a cone …”