This will be the last post that I do this year, be prepared, it is going to be a lengthy one. Not because I have done a whole lot of projects, but rather because we did a couple of BIG projects. Here we go.
Back in January we started on the kitchen. We tore out everything and started from scratch. We had a kitchen designer/cabinet builder come in and he completely renovated our 1950's homemade, inefficient kitchen. He turned this ugly duckling into a beautiful swan!
We closed in a doorway in the photo above and tore out a false beam in photo below.
My husband and I put the new pine ceiling in.
The eating area is adjacent to the kitchen, see how this wall has changed.
This was my cabinet maker's idea and I love it.
Our second project was outside. We had a large, empty, very muddy, unused area, between the house and the garage that we made into a patio. My husband did all of the work himself. One of our neighbors gave us the cement blocks, so the cost of the patio was cut down considerably. Then together we repainted our little garage.
Here you get a better idea of what we did.
Let me say that this is not what it looks like now. We have nearly a foot of snow on the ground, and sadly nothing is green. I forgot how pretty everything was this last summer.
I am joining Rhoda over at Southern Hospitality for her Top Projects of 2010. Thank you, dear Rhoda!
Happy New Year and all the best to all of you. Thank you for your support over this last year. My readers, who have become friends, are what makes blogging so much fun. I love you all!!!
Love and hugs,