Monday, July 19, 2010

Kitchen remodel: Day 15 -The good, bad and the ugly

Hi everyone!  Today is day 15 and I am doing some painting.  I thought I would do a quick post while waiting for my first coat to dry.  I want to share some of the good, the bad and the ugly of where I am at so far!  LOL!

The GOOD:
- the kitchen cabinets have been rehung and are perfectly centered where they should be!
- the floors are in beautifully and thus reduced the DUST ALLERGIES significantly!
- I went on a shopping spree at a super cool store, Storables.  Ever been there?  WOW!  Complete heaven for us organizers!  I spent wayyyyy more than I should have, but look at a couple of the coolio things I got:
These aren't from the store, I bought them with my cabinetry, but check out my garbage/recycle bins!  Front mount sliding bins:

Under cabinet slide n' stack tubs, I installed these in less than 10 minutes:

Over the cabinet door towel rack I really don't have any place to hang towels and I am OBSESSED with kitchen towels!  Oh and like my cardboard countertop? LOL!:


And my FAVORITE thing isn't mounted yet, as I have to wait for the sink/garbage disposal, etc, to be installed but here is the link to it:  2-tier Chrome slide out rack

The BAD:
- I found out the process to patch, prep and texture the ceiling is a TWO DAY process, which means I will be delayed even more before getting to stamp.  sigh...

And here is The UGLY:
This is a pic of the top of my cabinets.  I am waiting for crown molding.  Not so pretty, huh?  Fingers crossed it WON'T take 6 weeks to arrive.

Thanks for stopping by everyone.  I have several stamping blog hops and such that I have planned at the end of the month.  Fingers crossed for me to sneak some time away to create something for them!

Eclipse movie update - I still haven't seen Eclipse (I know!  I know!).  I am MAKING time to see it tomorrow at the matinee.  I have to be gone when the ceiling is being prepped anyway!


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6 comments:

  1. Girl..looks like you are having about as much fun as I am right now. I just saw your post on FB! Good luck, it's looking good. I am looking for a new place for us to live, and that is no fun.... hugs...Eva

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  2. wow you are very busy!! but it will be so worth it in the end. Thanks for sharing the pics.

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  3. I am so jealous...between you and Char, I want to reno mine now....one day!!! You are going to LOVE Eclipse!!! Char and I will go with you again!!!

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  4. I'm totally jealous of all those wonderful organizing goodies!! Especially love the garbage/recyle bins! Wonderfully out of the way and yet at your fingertips. Your new kitchen looks fabulous!! Crown molding will be simply amazing up top too. Enjoy Eclipse for me - it's been my favorite to date. Can't wait to hear how you like it :D

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  5. I'm lovin' the cardboard countertops-no worries about cleaning, just toss them when they get dirty! LOL!! Its coming together beautifully and all the delays and flubs will be a distant memory when its finished. Have fun getting your Edward on!!

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  6. Hi! We just bought a new house with that exact same dual recycling bin system... but they took the bins. We need to order more but I can't find them after scouring online. I saw your picture doing a Google search and got excited. Do you know where one could order replacement bins?

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