Friday, August 5, 2011

and so it starts..

I'm a crazy planner, y'all know that. I have my to-do lists and I don't let them sit around long. I have been working like a mad woman around the house this week. Most of the time I just want to sit but when those bursts of energy come I'm up and at 'em! I went around and touched up all the paint in the house last weekend, scrubbed baseboards, replaced the fridge filter, re-planted the garden, bought new flower pots and the biggest and baddest of them all, started cleaning out the office.
The baby isn't due for 5.5 months BUT in the meantime we have Kate's 2nd birthday, Thanksgiving, Christmas, have to re-model the master closet to be able to fit both of our clothes in there, put together Kate's big girl room and if it's a boy do another nursery. In between all of that Chris will be in busy time at the firm and will most likely be starting the masters program in January.
Sooo....cleaning out the office and moving it to the garage this month isn't really as crazy as it seems.

Wanna see what I'm working with?

It looks like all of our junk threw up in there..





















I cleaned out the bookcase and the drawers in the desk, I've been selling things like a mad woman on craigslist. Everything you see in these pictures (except for the sewing machine) have either sold or are going to be sold.

















I still have tons of work ahead of me. We are selling the gym equipment in the garage this weekend and will buy a new little desk and make my new space out there. I can't wait to get settled! Things are everywhere! This room has always been our catch all room so I'm excited that it's going to be a bedroom and finally have it's place in this house.

Things to do:

Crown molding
New window coverings
New paint color
Make a nursery (if it's a boy)
Make this Kate's big girl room (if it's a girl)


Can't wait to share the transformation with y'all!

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