Tuesday, January 4, 2011
2.Put shelf paper in the antique bedroom furniture I refinished this past fall
3.Painted the basement Valspar "Porcelain Shale" (Charcoal Gray)
4.Insulated the attic
5.Created electric outlets in the basement (so we could hang the tv on the wall without all the cords showing)
6.Installed a porch light- there wasn't one before- just naked light bulbs, hanging out
7.Installed a new kitchen faucet- our old one was was installed backwards and it drove us crazy. We figured if we were going to reinstall something, it might as well be something we liked.
8.Made, painted, installed custom shelving in the basement for all the stereo/video game stuff
9.Refinished a coffee table for the basement (we brought this back inside a LITTLE too soon- it has little kitty footprints on it now- opps. I think it adds character. But- maybe we'll fix it in the Spring)
10.Painted the living room Valspar Gourd. The shade was a lot darker than I thought it would be. I was not happy. So- my smart husband asked the Google gods "how to lighten paint" and I ended up following their advice:) More about that later.
11Textured the ceiling in the basement and painted it white.
12.Cleaned. A lot. The last owners had 3 dogs, one of which shed a lot of black hair. All over the place.
I think that's it. A home is a lot of work! But- we love working- ergo, so far, so wonderful!
Alrighty- what to do when you paint your walls and you're not happy... Here's my before shot. I wanted gold... it seems I made a stop over at orange juice...