I haven’t posted in a while, because we’ve been busy getting some projects under our belt before moving in to the new house – all the big dusty and paint fume projects, that is.
And let me tell you…these tasks are taking 5 times as long as I had planned on! However, I AM starting to see a light at the end of the tunnel. One thing that must be completed is our DIY built-in entertainment center. Here is what we started out with (this photo is from the original MLS listing):
I was lucky to find this unit on Craigslist, and we immediately went to work on making it a built-in fixture in our family room.
Kevin added the beadboard and trim to finish everything off before the t.v. is mounted.
Here is what it looked like after adding the drywall:
And after painting the walls Frazee Keratin:
We taped everything off so I could use my paint sprayer and make everything pretty!
…and after a few coats of a custom-mixed creamy white paint….
Updated to show the after::
Another project we’ve been working on is removing tile around our kitchen island. We thought it was such a waste not to be functional so we are adding pull-out trash and recycle cabinets:
With the new/unfinished cabinets I’ll have to paint everything to look cohesive. It’ll eventually be beautiful!