West Asheville Overhaul – The Color Issue

  If you’ve been following the progress of the West Asheville Overhaul, you probably know that we were trying to land exterior paint colors for this house for quite some time.  After more than several trials, we ended up with Sherwin Williams – Really Teal – 6489. Although the original design lent itself to a… Read more »

West Asheville Overhaul – It’s starting to look like a home

  Since the last West Asheville Overhaul post, ‘lots has gone on. None of it very exciting as far as images are concerned, but substantial progress nonetheless.   Building or remodeling a home or business is like a well, choreographed dance. The logistics and project management can be arduous, and tricky, but my contractor, David… Read more »

West Asheville Overhaul – Interior Renderings

Well, it’s been several weeks since our last update on this project that we’re calling West Asheville Overhaul.  In the meantime, we got a good amount of snowfall here in the mountains.  Although it was short lived, it disrupted the timeline a bit.  Subsequently, the holidays hit and temperatures dropped substantially, just like the rest… Read more »

West Asheville Overhaul – Design Concepts

My last update on our project – The West Asheville Overhaul – showed some of the demolition that had begun. That was only the beginning!  Since my last post, the entire structure has been gutted, leaving nothing but a few of the exterior walls to keep the home from collapsing. Even the electrical and plumbing… Read more »

West Asheville Overhaul – Scope Creep

The word of the week is – Scope Creep: What is known in the business as pesky problems that present themselves once the project has started, that may or may not have been anticipated, and add to the bottom line of the original budget. No interior design project is immune and this project that we are… Read more »

West Asheville Overhaul – Demolition

If you remember from my first post about this project, I proposed demolition of some of the existing add ons and new square footage at the front of the home, along with a two story addition on the back. Well, there just happened to be a very large tree located extremely close to the front… Read more »

West Asheville Overhaul – Concept and Planning

I am super excited to be working on my biggest renovation project to date, since I relocated to Asheville! Being accustomed to working on large scale, commercial projects in Grand Rapids, MI, it’s been quite an adjustment since moving here two years ago.  100% of my projects have been in the residential arena, with about… Read more »