Archive for September, 2008

September 29, 2008 4

the bedroom remodel continues

By in Master Bedroom

I got the north bedroom wall skim coated and texturized this weekend. It took longer than I thought, but I think it is going to look really great once it is primed and painted. I’ll be working on it a couple hours each night this week and during the weekend. I finally feel like I […]

September 29, 2008 2

bedroom door restored

By in Master Bedroom

My bedroom door has received it’s face-lift and I’m thrilled! I got it rehung this past week and I just need to shave a little off the right side so it doesn’t stick when it closes. I think it was the combination of painting and my rehanging it that made it stick, but it should […]

September 23, 2008 11

the upstairs hallway is almost done

By in Upstairs Hallway

After a lot of work this weekend my upstairs hallway is about 99% finished! I still have to finish painting the bedroom doors and have the new door installed on Thurston’s room, but all the patching, priming and painting is finally done. I’m particularly pleased with my new hallway light, a Fado pendent downlight from […]

September 16, 2008 13

curtain confusion

By in Inspiration & Ideas, Master Bedroom

Andrea Anno Ljuv Anno Vacker Flyn Ofelia Anno Inez Unni Blad I liked the look of these curtains here that Anna mentioned in an earlier post, but she saw them in person and I don’t think she thought as much of them after that. So I have been looking online at IKEA as I will […]

September 8, 2008 2

no more wires

By in Upstairs Hallway

Before: After: Remember how the wires ran out through the walls into my upstairs hallway and back into the rooms? Well no more! Last Saturday my dad and I and a friend of his re-wired the upstairs, running the wires up into the attic and back down through the bedroom walls or ceilings as needed. […]

September 8, 2008 4

restored bedroom door hardware

By in Master Bedroom

I stripped all the paint off of my bedroom door hardware using Anna’s crock pot method and it worked really well! It looks so much better, especially those beautiful white knobs. The only issue seems to be some rust that appeared after. It looks like some of the hardware had an original black coating on […]

September 5, 2008 1

back at work

By in Life, Master Bedroom, Me

Well I’m back at work, and having to work in 4 separate rooms due to construction has made my life very hectic. Work in the house has slowed down but will be picking back up this weekend. more pics to come very soon! Last weekend with the help of my dad and one of his […]