Archive for the ‘Remodel 2016’ Category
Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
We’ve been living in our whole house (not the just the bedrooms) for a little over a month now. The remodel isn’t officially over (don’t get me started on that!), but we can cook in our kitchen, so it’s all good.
But now we have to move back into our home… (more…)
Monday, July 25th, 2016
We just returned from our beach vacation…
We survived 44 total hours in the car with X-man and TJ to return to our almost done home. Now that we are nearing the end, I find I just don’t care as much anymore.
When I set-up our living space for the remodel, I did some basic organizing, but didn’t go all out designing a system because I knew it was temporary and wasn’t worth my time to make the spaces easy to maintain. Sure enough, after nine weeks of cooking in our bathroom, eating in our bedroom, and dumping items wherever we can find space (plus packing and unpacking from a long road trip and week at the beach), our living area is a bit of a mess. (more…)
Thursday, June 30th, 2016
I’ve reached the point that all people going through a remodel reach…
The breaking point. I’m done. I want my house back.
I’m stressed that we’ve made bad decisions…Will I like the cabinets? Do I like that tile? What if I hate the flooring? What if I don’t like the paint colors? At this point, I don’t think I’m going to like any of it. (more…)
Friday, June 24th, 2016
This week I focused on picking storage for our new laundry room…
but I have no idea how the room is going to function in the new layout!
I spent the past week trying to decide on what storage to put in our laundry room. The room is getting a layout change; the entry to the room moved from the kitchen to our back hallway and the washer and dryer will now be on the same side of the room. (more…)
Friday, June 17th, 2016
I’m in the middle of deciding on the heart of our home…the kitchen!
Deciding the kitchen layout.
Handling The Chaos
I’m currently negotiating the kitchen layout with our contractor. He says I spend too much time looking on Houzz and Pinterest. He should know better. I’m a Professional Organizer; I think about organizing and improving functionality ALL THE TIME! (more…)