Week 9: Green

We’re about halfway through an extensive remodel and even though the spring rains are turning nearby foothills into shimmering carpets of emerald, this is the only green I’m seeing. I’m seeing it pass from my hand to the general contractor’s. I’m seeing it leave my bank account and go to the roofer. I’m seeing it tumble out of my wallet and get scooped up by the cabinet guy. And I’m hoping, with crossed fingers and a sense of dopey optimism, that it will all come back to me happily reconfigured in the form of a beautiful, new house that I love.

A house, ironically, that’s going to be painted green.

How green is it in Australia at this time of year? Let’s find out. Lucy Jane Photography, Adelaide SA Photographer,http://www.lucyjanephoto.com.au/blog

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9 Responses to “Week 9: Green”

  1. Love this! I have been wondering how your restoration is going. Hope you’re taking lots of photos! Very clever idea for this!

  2. This made me laugh! Was wondering how your restoration was going. I know anyone who has ever had work done around your house realizes how fast that “green” leaves your hands! 😦 Just know you will love it in the end! Can’t wait to see the photos. Very cute idea with the money!

  3. Awesome shot, awesome post! It is hard to part with that green at times but is worth it when your home is a place you absolutely love. Very excited for you! 🙂

  4. What a great interpretation! Love the image!! I know it’s so frustrating waiting, but the house will be worth it in the end, right?

  5. Very creative. Never would have thought of looking in my wallet for green. then again, there isn’t any green in my wallet anyways =P

  6. Hahaha! I love it! Great shot and so so true…i feel your pain.

  7. love your idea…wondered if anyone would use money!!

  8. Great shot! Yes, a remodel can take a lot of green 🙂 You will have to show some before and after pictures! How fun and enjoy the process!

  9. what a creative idea! i know you will love your house! can’t wait to see photos of the finished product!

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