Gulf Shores Adventure

New winter home, no snow blower or lawn mower needed

New winter home, no snow blower or lawn mower needed

Here we are in Gulf Shores with the goal of escaping Michigan winters. We found this rather cool townhouse that needs just a little TLC at least that was the first take.

Before pictures…

Ok, now what

Ok, now what?

Looks ok, do you really think we should paint it!

Looks ok, do you really think we should paint it!

How do you paint something that high

How do you paint something that high?

Interesting space

Interesting space

What is the old saying…no pain no gain!

Again, whose idea was this

Again, whose idea was this

Some folks get to have all the fun

Some folks get to have all the fun

The painting seemed to go on forever

The painting seemed to go on forever…25 gallons and counting

Wish this ladder was a few inches longer

Wish this ladder was a few inches longer

This renovation was all about ladders

This renovation was all about ladders

This ladder fits almost everywhere

This ladder fits almost everywhere

The control center...seems a bit disorganized

The control center…seems a bit disorganized

Looking better?

Looking better?

At least there is one place to sit down

At least there is one place to sit down

Potential?

Potential?

Glad we did not do this ourselves

Glad we did not do this ourselves

Nice view from a distance

Nice view from a distance

Detailed work

Detailed work…62 pieces and counting

Trying to add a bit of class?

Trying to add a bit of class?

It is good when a project comes to an end…

Breakfast?

Breakfast anyone

Finally a work space...

Finally a work space…

Ready for visitor's from the north

Ready for visitor’s from the north

Electric fireplace, who would have thought...

Electric fireplace, who would have thought…

The is ok from here

The view is ok from here

It is starting to feel like home

It is starting to feel like home

Finally a real place to sit down

Finally a real place to sit down

Yes, it was worth all the effort.

It all comes together

It all comes together, finally

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