Category Archives: Finishes

Flooring Update

Hello friends, I hope your week is off to a good start so far.  Apologies to my subscribers who received an email this morning about this post; I published it prematurely.  After some editing, here it is again. 🙂

I’m happy to share that our hardwood floors are finished!  After walking and working on sub-floor downstairs for such a long time (nearly 2 years), it’s hard to believe these newly finished floors are really ours.

Downstairs, we installed new white oak flooring, which I talked about how it was made HERE.  As I have been looking back at our progress over the years, I must say the transformation is quite incredible.  I hope Grandma would be pleased.

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Icing on the Cake

Our plastering portion of the renovation project is finally complete!

The family room today with plastered walls and ceiling.

We started back at the end of spring and just finished last week. Blaine and I did the work ourselves, with occasional help from mom & dad, so it went rather slowly.  We covered roughly 10,000 sf of walls and ceilings.

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