If I actually wrote a blog post for every time I said to Kyle, “I’ll write a blog post about this!” … we’d have a more interesting blog.
Anyway. Here is the finally finished post on our finally finished kitchen renovation! Here is what we did and how we got to the finish line of a kitchen that’s what we wanted (mostly, at least).
While plotting and planning the cabinets and kitchen layout (which took two years, by the way), we received a lot of “well you have to think about the resale” comments. People told us to, “keep it neutral” so we could sell the house without offending any potential buyers. Well, I wasn’t going to renovate the kitchen to sell; I’m renovating to live! By the time we sell the house, anything “standard” today would be out of date anyway … so dammit, we’re doing what we want.
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These floor boards have caused me so much stress. If after this I never have to think about this 150 square foot span of walking space again, I’ll die a happy lady. I swear this is the last post about floors and I’m keeping it fast.
After the cork plans burst up into flames, (don’t even get me started) we were feeling pretty low. Hence the months-long gap in writing a blog post about it. As I was chronicling the woe to my family (and everyone within earshot) over my brother’s wedding weekend, my very smart cousin asks, “why don’t you just paint the floor?” Hmmm… I guess, why not?
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We’ve made a decision: Cork.
It’s cheap enough that we can afford it (a big win).
The color blends well with the rest of the room
It’s not trying to be wood.
That was what I wrote last week when I started this post and was just SO confident in our decision. Too confident, you’ll soon learn.
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