Recently, I’ve been starting to get a bit of homeowner envy thanks to a few of my neighbors. Every weekend, these same neighbors spend their time repainting, gardening, adding beautiful new fences and any other kind of home improvement weekend projects that you could imagine. Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to really delve in to the DIY realm as much as I’d like to since I’m only renting, but I’m starting to find the value and importance of having a place that you can truly call your own. I actually went so far as checking listings on properties that were in my price range, and was impressed with the amount of homes that I could totally see myself upgrading to my liking. One such property was an adorable A-frame house that needed to be brought to the 21st century in a serious way.
These cottage-like A-frame houses became big as recreational vacation homes for families in 1950’s and are still quite popular as second homes for folks looking to get away to the woods or somewhere they can unplug, unwind, and be closer to nature. Plans to build your own a-frame homes using pre-planned kits with everything included were not uncommon, and some you could even purchase out of catalogues!
The interior of my newfound DIY-er’s dream home was all unpainted, dated-looking wood finishes throughout, but had tons of natural sunlight and an adorable front and backyard surrounding the home. I thought to myself that if only the walls a-frame ceiling were to be painted in all white, the home would look much fresher, and it could really serve as a blank canvas for an amazing interior design. I’d definitely be open to having an a-frame home with a groovy mid-century modern interior and a perfectly landscaped exterior. Hopefully someday soon!
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