It took quite a few weekends, but the exterior of our home is finally finished. Here's the before, in all its minty green glory:
And here is the new, neighbour approved, maximum curb appeal, improvement:
Hooray! We decided against putting the shutters back up and eliminated the screen door. I think it fits in better with the design of the house and looks more modern. Some how the house looks bigger now.
And thanks to Jody for the spinning tip, I've decided to keep practicing my thicker spinning. If I make an effort to learn both at the same time, perhaps I can avoid being stuck in only one kind. It can't hurt and it might help. So, here's some black welsh in progress spinning: