We have floors, people! Not dusty concrete floors; wood floors. And they are pretty! Dusty, but pretty! Trent, a helpful carpenter named Ramon and my dad all had a hand in the flooring installation this weekend. From what I am told, this is NOT a single man job. We chose to install engineered hardwoods throughout… Continue reading Days 23-25: Floors!
Oil based paint fumes are thick in the air of Ugly House, which means trim has been painted, which means walls have been painted, which means I am HAPPY! They FINALLY completed all painting in the house with the exception of the baseboards in the common areas, the crown molding in the dining room and… Continue reading Days 20-22: Paint is done! Well, almost…
We concluded our move Sunday evening and said our final fair wells to Pretty House. Though I will miss that house, seeing it empty was a beautiful sight. It's safe to say that we were a little optimistic about how long moving takes. In our defense, it has been over 4 years since we have… Continue reading Days 18 & 19: Move is done and we are homeless.
Everything is coming together. And whew, what a relief. I'd be lying if I said I didn't have a few mental freak outs when I saw the shape Ugly House was in after we gutted it's insides. It was a hot mess. And don't get me wrong, it still is. This renovation has definitely taught… Continue reading Day 14: What a difference 2 weeks makes.