We have been so busy with the new house!! I am a huge fan of making lists and getting checkmarks for jobs completed is one of my favorite things! I am so pleased with the many things we’ve accomplished in the last month I want to share my to do list! Here it is, in all its checkmarky glory =)
Remove popcorn, prime and paint ceiling
Paint walls blue, then draw and paint mural
Hang yellow bookshelf and touch up
Create flower box window treatment
Paint and hung Serenity’s name letters
Safety lock on windows
Figure out secret room
Build and paint secret room
Decorate secret room
Furniture layout and general room organization
Ceiling fan flowers (which I just took back down)
Purchase fire escape ladder
Prime and paint ceilings and walls purple!
Install crown molding (a very interesting math challenge =)
Paint ceiling, touch up walls
Fill giant hole that I made when I ripped the towel bar out of the wall
Replace light switch.
Install new towel bar, hook, and curtain rod.
Get new bath mat (it’s a monkey!)
Paint ceilings and walls
Furniture layout and computer setup
replace broken window lock
Master bath and closet
Touch up walls, paint ceiling, touch up cabinet paint.
build shelving in closet for my blue tubs
Guest bath(Tina did all this!!!!)
paint ceiling and walls
rehang towel racks
hang decorative shelving
New appliances (refrigerator, stove)
Decide on paint color and buy paint (yes, my original lists are very detailed so I get lots of checkmarks! Believe it or not this is the condensed version!)
Shorten blind strings
get game chairs from storage
build cushion for fireplace
weather seal door
add door sweeps to hopefully keep snakes out.
Paint ceilings and walls (about half done with this)
nail down carpet strip
Build Cardboard City
Punch hole in the under the stairs closet to figure out built-in game shelving.
Blow out garage
sweep out attic
Empty shed (kill ants)
Plant iris (125!)
Buy trees (5 trees! 2 maples, 2 peaches, one redbud!)
deal with broken tree
hang bird feeder
Caulk holes in side of house (nail holes)
Fill in hole at home plate.
Clean up flower beds
And in general, we’ve cleaned everything after the professional popcorn removal including having my nephew shampoo the carpets, we have unpacked almost everything (we’re leaving the books and dvds in boxes until we get proper shelving fixed for them) and everything is put in it’s general proper place. We’re going into deep organization mode soon =) Here are a few after pictures of the partially finished rooms. I haven’t really hung any of my pictures or decorations yet, but the general decor is set. =)