Trailer Transformation: Part 1

Here’s another of my old posts about our trailer transformation (gosh, I miss that old thing!)

November 2, 2013

We started painting the trailer. So far, we have a coat of primer on most surfaces (even some of those surfaces that did not need paint on them!). It’s interesting painting with a 12 month old hanging around and an almost-eight-year-old helping. Let’s just say that we found out that latex primer does not come out of baby hair very easily. We have another bucket of primer sitting in the house and we’ve chosen colors and bought wood to make the bed frames. And this coming week we should actually have some time to work on these projects. We had a meeting with my parents to hash out some of the logistics in moving to the property: where my handicapped brother who currently lives with us will live while we are in the trailer, if we can use their shower and get water from them, etc, etc, etc.) We also figured out that we are going to put the house we are currently living in on the market this spring. So not only do we need to get our new home ready to live in, but we have to clean, finish projects, and downsize in our current home. Whew! Gonna be a crazy winter!

Beginning Primer
Our big helper
Our beautiful girls
Princess Girl learning to use the driver
She really got the hang of it.
Bye, bye ugly 80’s wallpaper!
Loving that my painting overalls are being put to good use again!
Hubby wanted the inside of the cabinets nice and bright!
It’s inevitable that paint gets everywhere
In process and already looking better!
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About Maridy

Hi, I'm Maridy. Me and my husband and two girls (age 11 and 4), along with a tiny dog and a huge dog currently live in a 33ft trailer while we build our house on on our homestead property in Northern Nevada (Castle Rock Homestead). My father-in-law also lives with us on the property in his own trailer, and we have chickens and rabbits as our first homestead animals. Join us on our journey to building our high desert homestead from the ground up!

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