A VISIT TO MY LOG CABIN

Hello there!

Since closing escrow a few weeks ago on my new/old log cabin in Fawnskin, near Big Bear Lake, California, I have had little time to devote to what will soon be my latest renovation project.

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That’s because up until last Saturday I have been devoting most of my spare time to preparing for the Kitchen Tour that took place last Saturday.

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My dear friend and interior designer extraordinaire, Lisa Sanford of Shutter’s Home and her husband Tony came in from Scottsdale, Arizona to help me with the Kitchen Tour.  So on Sunday, after successfully pulling off a great event, we all heaved a large sigh of relief, packed up a picnic lunch of leftover Paella and Tapas…

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and headed off to Big Bear Lake to show Lisa and Tony our new acquisition. Fall had arrived, the leaves were turning and it was absolutely beautiful and peaceful.

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Lisa and I took a little walk…

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while the guys had a beer on the porch.

A VISIT TO MY LOG CABIN | Fawn Skin, California | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com

A VISIT TO MY LOG CABIN | Fawn Skin, California | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com

I wanted to show Lisa the neighboring log cabin that is just so very charming. From our porch you get a peek of their little guest cottage.

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To the left of the guest cottage is the main cabin, what I wanted Lisa to see.

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As an interior designer she has a great love of rustic charm, and boy was she charmed by this place.  We only wished the owners were there so we could introduce ourselves and get a peek inside.  But alas, no such luck.

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So we had a look at the guest cottage out back…

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and the picture-perfect rowboat in front…

A VISIT TO MY LOG CABIN | Fawn Skin, California | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com

before strolling back to our cabin.

A VISIT TO MY LOG CABIN | Fawn Skin, California | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com

We found that the guys had warmed up the leftover Paella…

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and set out the leftover Tapas…

A VISIT TO MY LOG CABIN | Fawn Skin, California | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com

and all was right with the world.  This is a feel-good place that I look forward to enjoying.  I’ll be keeping you posted as I make progress on the renovation.

So there you have it: A VISIT TO MY LOG CABIN

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Comments

  • Carolyn

    What a fun project and beautiful scenery is frosting on the cake! I’m looking forward to your progress updates but nice to see you got a well deserved time out to enjoy your wonderful leftovers.

  • Thank you Carolyn. It was a lovely day and great way to unwind. Thanks for following along. I will keep you updated with the reno progress.

  • I am completely charmed. What a wonderful place and so peaceful. I cannot wait to see more and follow your renovation…beautiful!