Archive for April, 2018

Glamming it up (Beach house #80)

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

I got around to putting up the kitchen backsplash this past week. This project was fun because it was all from leftover mosaic and repurposed materials, plus the marble tiles from Habitat for Humanity that I got for $10. Recognize that herringbone? I was mad at myself – I accidentally cut the herringbone inset a whole inch shorter […]

Trimmed out (Beach house #79)

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

The trim is on, the nail holes are puttied, the joints are caulked, we are ready to paint!!! And somehow, this baby seems so much closer to finished. So close. The windows actually look like windows! Apparently I accidentally set the bathroom window back too far when I installed it, but that ends up being […]

All is not terrible (Beach house #78)

Sunday, April 8th, 2018

I know the last few posts were gloom and doom, but not everything is awful. Progress is being made, to the point where I’m now down to dealing with only the millions of small detail-loose-ends type of things. Doorknobs. Trim. Shelves. Coat hooks. Screwing in the dishwasher. The biggest change lately: new countertops! Suddenly the […]