For the first time in quite some time I am excited about the work that was finished the past month. Even though it went slower than I wanted, and was more expensive than initially budgeted, big plans for finished areas of the place are falling together. The first is a floor to ceiling bookshelf which was actually quite a lot more work to design and build than I have initially thought. It did come together though and the first level only had one or two easily fixed mistakes. In the end the shelf will be floor to ceiling as mentioned above and have a sliding ladder system (coming soon).
The second project that was completed I had planned on since the beginning of demolition, to the point where even the finish trim on the windows was recessed. I will admit, the window trim looked pretty odd and I had to field a lot of the age old question "So whats going on with that...?" I mean the clear answer was stained glass privacy screens. They are done, in place and now there is one room in our house where the neighborhood can't stare at us.