I’ve been a fairly new homeowner and building a new home for a few years now. I have to say, I’ve learned a lot about just how much I can do without a lot of help. It’s been an interesting process learning how to do my own thing. One of the biggest things I found out was that you can do a lot with a little help.
One of the things you will learn in the process of building your own home is that a lot of what you thought you were capable of doing just isn’t. Just because you think all you need is a hammer and some nails, doesn’t mean you can’t build a beautiful house.
I have been involved in a bit of a lot of DIY projects over the years. I have seen many people lose much more than they gain, and have no idea what they could have done to make it better. One of the things I learned is that you can build much more quickly and easily by just asking for help. I made my first home entirely with a few friends.
We’ve all been to places that are so full of amazing furniture that it just gets in the way. I had a friend once order me a chair so bad that it was the last thing I ever sat on. I had to ask for help, but I made it work. A few years later I had a man come over and order me a chair that I was never going to sit on again. Luckily for him, I was able to get it all back on its feet.
I found a really great website called “Fireworks” about the design of your own home, with a bunch of pictures and a beautiful design made that look like a house. The design is really easy, and I wouldn’t say that it’s a very fun and clean work of design. But it’s still like you’re trying to recreate something amazing in your home.