Monday, September 14, 2009

A little corner of my world~

Some of you may remember my 100th post, If Walls Could Talk. If you missed it, please check it out!

This is how the front bedroom looked when we moved in... and I mean exactly how it looked. Plastic and all.

craft room division and transom

It's a strange room, cut up into two sections.
main part of craft room and  Katie and Melly


Here's my brother helping Kevin tear out the lath a few years ago~
Jake in front br

And how the corner pretty much looks now... except the room is A LOT more full of junk, piled high with no place to put it! We need new windows and trim yet, but that will have to wait for budget and time.
so much to put away!

I wanted to have some built in shelves but wanted them to have some sort of old or architectural elements intead of just plywood. I got the idea to find two old panel doors, 36 inches wide. We could then cut them in half vertically and use them on the ends of the cabinet and for the main structure.

Well, no luck finding old doors, esp. ones that I would want to cut up!
BUT! I did find two sets of used bi-fold closet doors. They had the panels, and they were exactly the right size for what I had in mind! Only $8 per set, woohoo!

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I showed Kevin what I wanted and he went to work~
(sorry, this is thru the screen!)

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Not much to see yet, but I hope to have everything in this week. Yay! To be organized and have everything up and off of the floor. I cannot wait! Stay tuned!

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11 comments:

blushing rose said...

Love the remake construction.

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Amber said...

I can't picture the finished product in my head, so I am excited to see how it turns out!

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Oh Nikki!
I can hardly wait to see what you are up to with these doors. It looks like it is going to be great. I love the fact that we can give our dreams to DH, and they take out their saws and hammers and just go to town for us. Aren't they the best? Love it sweetie, just love it. I will be watching for the finished production. Take care, Country hugs, Sherry

Nezzy said...

I'm anxiously awaiting remodel pics. It's a pain and a half to go through but always, always worth the hassle. Note to Nikki....do not hire 'kin' as your head carpenter. NOT a good idea!!! Have fun and a great evening.

Debbie said...

Can't wait to see the remodel pictures!

Aimee said...

I can't wait to see how it turns out. That was really creative of you... I love architectural elements and the re-use of old products is such a great way to add character to newer homes.
Have a great week,
Aimee

Bearly Sane said...

Now this is very interesting!! Look forward to seeing the end result Nikki. Whatever would we do without the men in our lives.
Hugs,
Sandi

Debbie said...

HOW FUN...I love remodeling, rather it's mine or someone else's. What a good idea you had. Looking forward to seeing the finished product...did I miss what you decided on the door??

Lee Laurie said...

Can't wait to see it all finished!

Lallee said...

Flowers and carpentry work. No wonder you snagged that wonderful guy! If I hadn't known from before I would wonder if you were pulling our legs that this is really the same room! What a wonderful space it will be!

erwicker said...

great job, can't wait to see the remodel pictures!

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