Disclaimer - sorry for this ragtag thrown together post. I have limited time on another computer, but I wanted to get in an update. Hope all is well in your worlds :)
After the initial demolition phase the progress at the house has not been quite so dramatic. At least, not until we finally broke out the paint. The following pictures are from day one of the painting. We did a second coat, so the colors look a little nicer now, but this will give you an idea what is going on in our world.
Getting started. Notice all my sample swatches around the room - every wall made the paints look like a different color.
We took a little break from our labors to go to a Survivor Luau held by some of my husband's co-workers. The hats our attempt at a little island flair - thanks Dollar Tree - two dollars well spent :)
There was a very scary moment on Saturday. My husband and I were getting ready to head to Home Depot for the 800th time. I switched off the light and it broke in half. It started sparking and sizzling. I felt total panic that our house was going to burn down. Thankfully, my husband threw the main breaker and removed the switch. All the drama was contained in the metal box around the switch - and that is why all switches should be in metal boxes! At Home Depot I insisted on buying all new outlets and switches, which have been now been safely installed :) Crisis averted!
Have you ever seen a Komondor? They are a Hungarian breed of dog used for guarding livestock.
|Picture courtesy of www.ibitimes.co.uk|
This is more or less what my husband and I would look like if we were Komondors. New mops and home improvement projects can have some pretty crazy affects on your sense of dignity :)
We (minus me - will be at work) plan to start laying floor tomorrow. Fingers crossed that the Command Center will be finished and reopened this weekend. I have missed being able to blog more regularly. And of course, I miss keeping up on all the other great blogs I follow.
Until next time....