Sunday, May 30, 2010

Kitchen Renovation ~ Part II

{Jane and Garry Came to Help}
Sanding, Painting, Carpentry ~ you name it they did it.
To see Part III, click here.

Saturday, May 22, 2010

It's Move In Day

{Moving Day}
We had the best movers ever ~ did lots of heavy lifting and still managed to have some fun.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Who Knew?

{Door Knobs}
Who knew there were so MANY options for door knobs. What was going to be a quick trip to Lowes {we were long overdue to change our front locks} ~ took a whopping 3 hours! It's a good thing I have an amazing husband. And from this day forward I promise to always appreciate everyone's front door locks ~ and the insane amount of time it took to pick them.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Kitchen Renovation ~ Part I

{Let the Kitchen Demolition Begin}
We began demo in the kitchen today. The current counter tops were the same tiles as the floor ~ they're the first thing to go in our kitchen overhaul.
To see Part II click here.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Guest Bedroom ~ Part II

{Bedroom Ceiling}
Brian began filling in the wooden ceiling with wood glue and caulk.
A Lowes associate suggested we use backer rod for larger gaps ~ it was a huge help to cut down on time and cost.
Week 1 and we're already getting our hands dirty!
To see Part III click here.

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Guest Bedroom ~ Part I

{Guest Bedroom}
In the midst of cleaning we were curious to see what, if anything, was under our sagging popcorn ceiling. A small hole near the attic door quickly became a large one and before we knew we had half the ceiling down in one large piece. {Reference the second row, left photo} The original tongue and groove wood ceiling has us very excited ~ now the question is what to do with it.
To see Part II click here.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Yard Work

{Mowing the Front Yard for the First Time}

{Weeds, Weeds & More Weeds}
Buying a short sale has it's rewards ~ a year and half of overgrowth will be a challenge. Right now we don't know what we should keep and what we should chop. Those thumbs better get green quick!

Lowes Knows

{Lawn Mower, Shop-Vac, Ladder}
Let the Home Improvements Begin