9/7/09

My World - Renovation

As most of you know, the Hubster and I have become big HGTV fans this summer. And so of course this finally led to a full-scale 'Labor' weekend renovation!

The Utility room was the last in our home needing to be 'done over'. It was still the odd creamed mushroom colour the whole house was when we moved in almost 4 years ago. The flooring was the last of the lino' we had to remove or cover in a few rooms.

First up was the paint job, I just don't do cream in any shade, so it was in with the colour, a nice subtle warm shade. I enjoy painting walls, but the windows were the proverbial pain in the rear!

The Hubster went to it with the flooring, which is the same as the one he laid in the adjoining kitchen a few months ago. He is rapidly becoming a dab hand at flooring!

Our view looking through from the kitchen is now much more pleasing to the eye and well worth our hard work.

Our finished weekend renovation project looks great, is done before winter and has improved this area significantly. Anyone going out into our yard goes through this room, so it's nice to finally have it looking presentable.

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25 comments:

Sylvia K said...

What a great job you guys did! It looks terrific and I love the yellow! Congratulations! Isn't it fun to be able to see the finished project? What's next?

Have a great week!

Sylvia

Brit Gal Sarah said...

Next up is the same colour used in the back hallway, which needs cheering up Sylvia!

Sandi McBride said...

I love HGTV! Mac can't understand what I get out of it, but I've learned a lot from watching Weekend Warrior (you and the hubster should have done that show!)and Sell This House and Wasted Spaces...love so many of these shows. You two did a great job!
Sandi

recipes for the life said...

Wow it looks great! I love the wooden floors. They make the room look warm and inviting. Especially when paired with yellow

Chaitra

Marites said...

that's really a great job and it got me reminded to repaint my bedroom which I have been postponing needlessly. I love the yellow shade, very nice!

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♥ Braja said...

Looks lovely, Sarah....

Nancy said...

Nice! Love the window. I think windows in laundry rooms make the chore so much easier to deal with, don't you?

Sunny said...

I like your choice of color, it's very cheerful. You did a great job.
Sunny :)

chrome3d said...

Great job both of you! The room looks so much better now. Also it´s important to note that your hubster has appropriate clothing for the task. He is a real pro.

thelaughinghousewife said...

Lovely, warm colour. It looks much better now.

Kay said...

As you know, we're into renovation, too. You're way ahead of us. We've got enough to do for the next 5 years.

Your utility room looks absolutely gorgeous! Very impressive and you got in done in one day? Wow!

Sandy said...

Excellent job!
The room looks so bright and cheery.

Lynne said...

It looks great! The soft yellow brightens the room and the wood floor is terrific. Good job!

Karen (KayKay) said...

It looks great. What a wonderfully, cheerful color. If you have to do laundry it might as well be in a pretty room.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Great job. I really liked the color you chose on the walls. Sweetie had converted me from beige and off white walls forever.

A Brit in Tennessee said...

Love the sweet yellow, it all looks so clean and tidy.
You've done a terrific job !

Pat said...

Beautiful cheery yellow and great flooring. Well done! It was worth the work.

Sassy Britches said...

This is totally cute! Very homey, and it had good continuity. Well done!

Daryl said...

Cheery bright makes work seem light!

Pam said...

Great job!!!!!!

Kathiesbirds said...

You mean you spent your last weekend of summer renovating? Oh My! Well, it looks good. Me, I spent it watching my grandson but I am dying to do somemore bird watching! Gotta go!

...mmm... said...

Looks great. Like the colours. I bet you are glad that is done!

Sherri said...

Great job on the laundry room you two!! I love it!

Lynn said...

Nice! I really LOVE HGTV! My husband, not so much. He likes Holmes on Homes, Yard Crashers and Gardening By the Yard and that's about it.

Susie of Arabia said...

Awesome job! I love HGTV and really miss it now that I can't get it here!