Hallway (Part 4: Finishing Touches)

This weekend we finally finished the hallway project! 🙂 Before it had wallpaper, dark trim, dark doors and popcorn ceiling. Now it has board and batten, white trim, white doors, an upgraded light fixture and *painted popcorn ceiling.  I wasn’t sure I’d be able to tackle it after my SoulCycle class on Friday night, but Saturday…

Hallway (Part 2: Board and Batten)

Technically this project should be named ‘walls and battens’ because we didn’t install the boards. And if it wasn’t for Jeff letting us borrow a ton of tools it would just be ‘walls’. See Hallway Part 1 here. Here’s how it all went down. I fell in love with the board and batten look and added it…

Hallway (Part 1: Getting the doors to fit)

The entire hallway project is the biggest, most advanced DIY project we’ve undertaken, and rightfully so, the one we are most proud of.  We aren’t 100% done with it yet (when am I ever?), but there were a few time-consuming snags so I need to divide the doors and the board and batten into several posts. Here…

Hallway Light

The board and batten and doors in the hallway are coming along. Per the usual, the two projects are taking way longer than they should- more on that later. Here is another before picture of the hallway, after I hung Sophie’s portrait but before I took off the wallpaper. The light fixture is ok, but since…

While we’re at it

Remember that time I wanted to remove the wallpaper downstairs and the infamous phrase “While we’re at it” turned it into a complete basement remodel with heated tile floors and a bar with a beer tap? Or last year when I decided to paint the bathroom, when my company had its holiday shut down, which turned into painted floors, new…