Dispatch from the straw bale house ... and LUV Heart Hoops

Straw bale house
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We have internet now at the straw bale house! So I’m writing from there as we try to finish up countless loose ends and little projects. 
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Since it’s coming up on holiday time and craft show season, I had to bring a little work with me. I set up my steel block, my hammers and my wire on our staircase and made a small batch of LUV Heart Hoop earrings and Wishbone Earrings. These are the first pieces I’ve made in our future home! 
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Working on the strawbale house
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Making jewelry on the fly.
If you want to see more of the process that Ben and I have undertaken to build this home ourselves, you can find a couple story highlights on my Instagram page that document the entire journey. 
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The next few folks to order Hearts or Wishbones will be getting a pair I made at the straw bale house :). Below are a few more pics of what’s currently going on tonight:
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We cut and sealed our soffit
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Plywood loft floor
I cleaned the loft floor, which was covered in dry wall putty
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Chiseling door hinge mortises
Ben chiseling door hinge mortises
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Custom built kitchen in straw bale house
View of the kitchen from the loft

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