Author Archives: Walter Jill

natural light

natural light

The building crew has been busy these past couple weeks at Thistle Springs Ranch.  The framing is done and the windows are in so  you can really get a good feel for what the barn is going to look like.

Read More »

barn raising

barn raising

In just a short amount of time we have gone from leveling out the ground, then to laying the foundation, and now the barn is being framed!  When I see the framing going up like this it reminds me of a good old fashion barn raising… but do not worry, professionals are working hard on the framing not the neighbors!

Read More »

foundation

foundation

As I promised in the previous blog, here are some progress pictures of the barn.  The ground has been leveled and the site prepared for the concrete which arrived bright and early this morning.   After so much time only being able to see the barn on blueprints it has been really neat to see it all come together so quickly.

Read More »

spring at the ranch

spring at the ranch

A couple weeks ago we were able to get a tour of Thistle Springs Ranch before construction began. It was my first time to experience the Ranch during the spring and it was breathtaking. The spring flowers, green trees, and peaceful sunsets over the waterfront remind me of why spring is such a wonderful season for weddings.

Read More »

breaking ground

breaking ground

Construction of Thistle Springs Ranch has begun! Dirt is being moved today to prepare the site in accordance with our landscape designer’s above layout. Join me as we walk through the plan and share our vision for some of the ways Thistle Springs can be utilized to become the perfect venue for your special day!

Read More »