We're finally in! As if moving isn't exhausting enough, when your first order of business involves refinishing floors and giving the entire house a fresh coat of paint, the fumes make it impossible to live in. Throw in a 14 month old, crazy dog, and a few nights of homelessness, you start to feel like you may never be normal again. It is so exciting to see the progress that we've already made though! We are still living in a bit of a construction zone, but here's a snapshot of what we've been up to.
Before, we we're dealing with mismatched hardwood, some pretty gross carpet, a whole house of yellow paint, and obstructive columns in the dining room:
Fresh white paint and sanding the floors and stairs begins:
Removing those columns and adding chair rail to our dining opens up and formalizes the space.
And the finished stain! 50/50 Jacobean and Ebony stain. We are thrilled with the way they turned out!