Thursday, January 03, 2008

No mo' ghetto-flo'!!

Happy New Year!!

We invested a hefty chunk of change and time this past weekend in fixing up the new house. I'm about to show you the before pictures and I just want to warn you that they are gross. Seriously, we've been living on chipped up terrazo and super-stained carpet for a month now. It's so gross I'm a little embarrassed that the internet will now know I let my kids walk around on this, but it makes for much more dramatic after photos. :)

Okay, so ghetto-floor:

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After many hours of measuring, cutting and feeding a bunch of hungry, single guys from church (Thanks Matt, Chris, Ed & Colin) . . .

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We managed to do the whole 1200 square feet of the house that aren't the kitchen, bathroom or laundry room. Every square foot. Complete with crack-a-lacking 5 1/4 inch floor trim. It makes all the paint pop and the house look like a completely different house. A house that I really like living in (which, let me tell you, it was not before).

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The girls really like it. :)

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7 comments:

Lindsay said...

beautiful. looks great. can't wait to see it in person. let's "play" soon

trek said...

Would you come do my kitchen floor? I can pay in yarn.

cori said...

ohh, pretty! so gorgeous! it was worth the work!

Amy Turn Sharp said...

love it!!!! I know the feeling of change...fabulous!!!!

futuregirl said...

Beautiful! I love that tiny thumbs-up. :)

adrienne *+*(^_^) +*+ said...

wow.. the floor looks beautiful.. it transformed your house.. gratz!!

limedragon :-: Harriet said...

Stunning!! : )