What I’ve done on 2017 Summer Holidays Part II, Day 1

A response in avoidance of the Daily Post’s Writing Prompt https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/fragrance/

So, during these 3 weeks off of work, I’ll be working…on some things in the house.  There is always something to avoid, er, I mean, do in an old house like this.  So, the main things I want to do inside over the next three weeks are:  paint the little tiny porch at the back of the house, paint the main floor bathroom, strip wallpaper off the stairwell walls (or as much of it as I can without a ladder…I’m not getting up on a ladder in the stairwell for ANYONE!).

So, today I did some prep in the back porch area.  It’s a small space, but was originally covered in wallpaper.  Now, imagine me swearing to myself just now as I realized that this is the ONE space I don’t have a real “before” picture of.  Sigh…

I do, however have befores and afters of one of the two doors…Why, oh why don’t I have a “before” of the deck door???  You can see the after below…

Anyway, I got the leftover wallpaper out from the door frames and chair rail, and then patched the big hole above the deck door.

And now I will need to sand that tomorrow, wash the walls, and then paint!  Here is the space now:

This is the idea, although that gold is too dark – we have a lighter version we will use instead.

So, tomorrow, the adventure continues!!

Posted on July 24, 2017, in Daily Post and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 9 Comments.

  1. Looking good! It’s nice to have a freshen up for the house! 🙂

  2. Excellent job … but I do hope you plan something besides work for your vacation? ⛵ ⛺ 🗻 🍸

  3. Quite nice! Nice light, bright space! When the girls head off to school, I intend to finish that back hallway before another job comes along 🙂

  4. Gonna look great! I like the colors. 🙂

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