We’ve made lots of progress since our last post about our upstairs improvements. After finishing the drywall, installing recessed lights, and putting in some extra insulation, we hung some bead board on the knee walls, painted everything (took FOREVER) and finally layed the new floor. Laying the floor was way too much fun, I seriously could lay floors all day long.
The new floors made such a huge difference, especially once we put all the trim back up. We especially love our upstairs now because it’s like a giant dance floor- we’ve hosted a few dance parties, including a break dancing party:
So then we got started on our closet. We decided to try and build it ourselves.
It worked out really well and is ridiculously more functional than our old single rod closet. Next post we’ll have some final photos and a budget breakdown!Posted on January 21st, 2013 by Susanna
And here is my very disorganized “craft corner”:
And the worst closet in the world:
So far we’ve finished the drywall seams which were just raw seams since we bought the house, installed recessed lights, and added some insulation where it was lacking (no wonder its so cold up there!). Here’s a picture of Dan doing some insulation/ electrical work. Thank goodness he’s so skinny!
Although anything we do up there will be an improvement, we’ve got big plans! Here’s some of my inspiration: