We are actually much farther along than this, but the demo is going faster than my current blogging capability. I don't want to skip over anything, so here's the next phase. Basically, the demo continues... (incidentally, isn't our contractor tidy?!)
View of living room from what will be the pantry.
Standing in the kitchen looking towards the living room and on to the master bedroom in the far back.
From the kitchen looking into the dining room.
Old living room fireplace. Deciding what to I want it to look like. Mantle or beam for a rustic + traditional feel? Flat front and more modern? What type of material for the surround? Decisions!
From the living room looking into the dining room.
This is the master bedroom before it was demo'd. It's really small, so we're opening the enclosed porch to make a bigger space. The master bathroom will take up about half of the current bedroom's floor space, so the room will still be small, but it will have a fireplace and a private deck.
Here is a never-before-seen-and-never-to-be-seen-again photo of our current master bathroom. You can understand why I never wanted to show it. There aren't even any electrical outlets! I've had to dry my hair in the bedroom for the past five years!
Here's a video of the the second phase of demo...