Thursday, July 12, 2012

Fixation Station

Someday I will post pictures other than those of my home in various states of disrepair.

Look forward to it.

I know I do.

Yesterday was kitchen demolition day.


Remember this hallway?

Now it looks like this.

Ahhh!  Progress!


Unknown said...

Progress is good. Can't wait to see finish ;o)

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Just keep thinking how awesome it will look when finished!

Hilary said...

You must have amazing patience. It will look incredible when done.

Lin said...

Oh, there was something left to demolish???! :O

Boy, it's gonna be lovely when it's done! You are REALLY renovating!

Leah J. Utas said...

It's going to be incredible when done.

Old Kitty said...

Progress indeed!! Yay!! The floor is so shiny!! Nearly there, BB! Nearly there! Take care

Heidrun Khokhar, KleinsteMotte said...

Hope it's all over soon. Looking good that hallway:)

Baby Sister said...

It must be so exciting for you to see some progress. :) Hopefully it won't be too much longer!!

Alison said...

This post teaches us to keep our eyes on the ground lest we see something that frightens us. Oh but hey, they even half-covered something with a tarp!

Don't apologize for obsessing about this renovation--we really do want to see how it's coming along. It's beginning to feel like a long, painful, drawn-out metaphor of that D-word. You know, it's messy and stressful and you feel like you're fighting an army all by yourself and it will never, ever end...but one day it does, and you can't believe you put up with that old crap as long as you did, because life is so much better this way!

And you'll probably be just as breathless then as you are now from reading that last sentence. ;)

TS Hendrik said...

Can't wait to see the finished result. The DIY channel enthusiast in me loves the before and after pictures.

Ann said...

ooo, floor looks nice. The next time my husband complains about the living room being a mess I'm showing him that first

Pearl said...

Destruction and creation.

Betty, you gots everything. :-)


nutschell said...

that certainly is progress. those kitchen floors are beautiful!

Brian said...

Yes, progress!!!!

Pat Tillett said...

Hang in there!

Gigi said...

Patience, grasshopper. The result will be worth it.

My Mind's Eye said...

Bb it is looking gorgeous
Your floors wow
We gutted our kitchen in the beginning what a disaster but in the end all the agony was forgotten.
Madi and mom

Ms. A said...

Bet you're chomping at the bit to get back to normal!

jenny_o said...

Oh, yes, things are rolling along nicely now! Have you picked out wall colours yet? Have fun! (We take our fun where we find it sometimes :)) Hope your cold is on the run.

annie said...

Moving along! It will be worth it in the end.

Sally Wessely said...

Scary stuff, but you are making progress. I love the floor!

Sueann said...

Nothing like some reconstruction to keep you on your toes! Ha!!
Love those wood floors!!

Olga said...

It will be worth will be worth will be worth it...
I can see progress, too.

CiCi said...

You are fortunate to be able to stay in the house and yet transform it as you are your life.

Connie said...

Oooh! Pretty hallway! You're getting closer. I bet you are excited about seeing it all finished and looking like new. :) Have a great weekend, Betty.

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Susan Gourley/Kelley said...

looking forward to seeing pictures of progress.

SquirrelQueen said...

Seeing progress always helps to ease the pain of remodeling. I'm not sure if I would be brave enough to have all the rooms done at the same time. I keep putting off doing our guest bath because of the mess it's going to make.

Betty, I love your header photo!