Something had to be done about that old, ugly fireplace. It was an antique wood color, which doesn’t go with anything else in my house. There was no mantle. It had brass accents. And it had absolutely no character, whatsoever. It was an eyesore. more “Old, Ugly Fireplace? Make it Pretty and New for Cheap! Part 1 – Building a Mantle”
Is your Bathroom somewhere you like to be? No? Make it Gorgeous! Part 3 – Replacing Shower Doors
So on to my sliding shower doors….
Sliding Doors, seriously? Ugh. And even worse, when open, the space to walk through is so small you have to turn sideways just to get out. Whoever built this house, obviously, did NOT think that one through.
At this point you should know that I have an older house…
So when it came down to getting the refrigerator I wanted (this beauty, though through sales & price matching I got for about $1000 less) we knew that we would have to run a water line for the ice maker and water dispenser. more “Easily Run a Water Line for your Refrigerator”
Ok, so my house is older, it was built in the 70’s and sometimes that fact rears its ugly face…
My kitchen cabinets are one of those times.
My cabinets are old… and dingy… and old. more “Do you have an Old Kitchen? Here’s a Quick Fix!”
Finally, all the ducks were in a row (quack, quack), the owners fixed everything that was an issue with the house and it was closing day.
After signing our names a billion times the house was officially ours! We were so ecstatic, we rushed over and sat on the kitchen counter just letting our transaction set in. Ours. Our own. No more landlords!
And our first project started that very day! We changed the locks.
Now changing the locks was not cheap. Especially considering how many we had to buy. more “Closing day! Time to Change the Locks.”