Remember the tree of death?
He also finished drywalling
the wall between the kitchen and dining room,
as well as adding electrical where needed.
Some of the recessed lights will be relocated
soon, the sink and base have to be removed,
and we have yet to decide on a ceiling treatment…
beadboard panels, new drywall, or a skimcoat of mud?
i can’t take my eyes off them
(Not that there is anything wrong with glittery bands
or shiny bomber jackets…but keep ’em off my ceilings.)
except for you, foxy Leif, even in easter yellow trousers you are welcome to grace our ceilings.
I’m willing to learn plastering 101 and spend
hours smoothing to get them right…ummm, I think.
I also thought moving TWICE was a good idea. Girlfriend will keep you posted.
on this particular day, in a freak accident, i splattered homemade marinara all over our whites.
Lessons Learned in Week 7:
*We get by with a little help from our friends.
*A few days of carbonated holiness
(Anne Lamott’s definition of laughter)
are a winning prescription for weary bones.
*With a partner in grime like my guy
(who is fearless and prettier than Leif Garrett)
when it comes to DIY, be prepared for
even more adventure than you planned.
Him: “Help me with this 3-ton section of scaffolding, Honey.”
JUST BEFORE HER body by Mattel IS CRUSHED
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OUR BIGGEST EXPENDITURE
PREPPING the KITCHEN FOR CABINETS
Peace to you right where you are.