INSPIRATION PINSPIRATION ~ Happy St. Patty’s Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day Everyone! Because the expectations for your wardrobe today are green, I want to dedicate this INSPIRATION PINSPIRATION to the color green. Enjoy! Green Food Inspiration Source Green Home Decor Inspiration Source Green Dish Inspiration Source  Green Shoe Inspiration Source Green Fruit Salad Inspiration Source Green Tablescape Inspiration Source Green St. Patrick's Day Mantel Inspiration Source Green Fingernail Polish … [Continue reading...]

INSTALLING THE TRANSITIONS ~ Part Five

The last part to complete the upstairs hallway wood floor installation project is the transition pieces to connect the carpeting or linoleum in each room to the wood floors in the hallway. There are 7 transitions to be done ~ four bedrooms, the bonus room, a linen closet, and the laundry room. We attacked the laundry room with linoleum floors first because we thought it would be the easiest. No wrestling with carpeting! We were right. The transitions come in 72 inch pieces. We measured the … [Continue reading...]

THE LONG AWAITED STAIR TREAD ~ alias the bull nose

As you may know, we’ve been working on installing hardwood floors in the upstairs hallway. You can read about Part One. You can read about Part Two. You can read about Part Three. We’ve been waiting for the bull nose to add to the top step for a smooth transition from the carpeted stairs to the wood floors. In […]

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BEAUTIFUL HARDWOOD FLOORS ~ Part Three

Laying the hardwood floors in our upstairs hallway, we’ve learned many do’s and don’t’s. Here are our top 2: #1) Starting with a space with many alcoves and crevices, a boring  rectangular shaped room will be a piece of cake! #2) Walls are not square. MEASURE, MEASURE, MEASURE!! This is what we’ve done so far. […]

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INSPIRATION PINSPIRATION #25 ~ Beautiful hardwood floors

Happy Friday Everyone!! Because we are in the middle of laying hardwood floors in our upstairs hallway, I thought I’d post some inspirational hardwood floor pictures for this week’s INSPIRATION PINSPIRATION Enjoy! Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source As you can tell, I’m partial to the dark flooring. It looks so […]

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BEAUTIFUL HARDWOOD FLOORS ~ Part Two

After two days of working on pulling up the carpet and preparing the base molding and door jambs for the beautiful wood floors, we were aching. We both really looked like 90 year olds walking around the house!! You can see what we did here. The incentive of beautiful wood floors pushed us to continue […]

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