Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The Short List and the Not So Short List

Now that we've been here for a few months, I have a better understanding of what needs to be done! I've made two different lists. Ideally we'll be here for a good long while, but on the off chance we're not (which we should know in less than two years) I've made a list of long term goals.

Foyer
 Short List
  • scrape paint off windows
  • touch up paint
  • paint closet
  • organize/purge closet
  • add rug
  • add art
  • console table
  • change light switch and cover
Long List
  • wallpaper
  • flooring (quarter round)
  • update hardware
  • new light
  • paint heater
  • crown molding
Front Room
 Short List
  • hang gallery wall
  • add bar cart (stock)
  • rug
  • hang curtains (panels-rod)
  • new desk
  • touch up paint
  • scrape paint off window
  • 2 more bookcases
  • change out outlets, switches, covers
  • reupholster dining room chairs
Long List
  • crown molding
  •  add chandelier
Hallway/Linen Closet
  Short List
  • add art
  • touch up paint
  • runner
  • change outlets, covers, switches
  • new light
  • paint closet
  • organize/purge
Long List
  • flooring (quarter round)
  • change hardware
  •  crown molding
  • redo shelving in closet 
Family Room
 
Short List
  • hang gallery wall
  • curtains (rod-panels)
  • touch up paint
  • paint sliding door black
  • paint closets
  • organize/purge closets
  • mount tv
  • toy storage
  • update furniture ( coffee table, lighting, rug, tables, tv console, chairs)
  • change outlets, covers, switches
Long List
  • flooring (quarter round)
  • replace sliding glass door (french doors?)
  • redo shelving in closets
  • add built-ins
  • overhead lighting
  • crown molding
  • new hardware
Kitchen
  Short List
  • paint chalkboard wall
  • change outlets, switches, covers
  • paint walls
  • paint pantry
  • organize/purge pantry
  • install new sink
  • paint backsplash
  • update lighting
  • breakfast table
  • hang shelves
Long List
  • flooring
  •  backsplash
  • counter top (butcher block)
  • paint cabinets
  • new appliances ( dishwasher, vent, refrigerator)
  • redo shelving in pantry
  • paint heater
  • hardware
  • crown molding
Laundry Nook
  Short List
  • paint walls, trim, doors
  • new light
  • rug
  • build under storage
  • add shelf
  • change outlets, covers, switches
  • update storage
Long List
  • new doors
  • flooring (quarter round)
  • paint cabinets
  • new dryer (to match our washer)
  • crown molding
  • hardware
Hall Bath
Short List
  • new shower head
  • shower curtain
  • replace mirror
  • replace lighting
  • touch up paint
  • change outlets, covers, switches
  • fix/clean vent
  • storage
Long List
  • crown moulding
  • flooring
  • subway tile
  • hardware
Master Bath
  Short List
  • hang towel bars
  • change outlets, covers, switches
  • fix/clean vent
  • touch up paint
  • fix flooring around sink
  • new mirror
  • new light
Long List
  • flooring (quarter round)
  • crown molding
  • new toilet
  • hardware
Master Bedroom
 Short List
  • paint walls
  • change outlets, covers, switches
  • new dresser (Jordan's)
  • paint closet
  • organize/purge closet
  • update vanity area
  • add art
Long List
  • flooring (carpet to match other bedrooms)
  • replace closet doors
  • crown molding
  • add overhead lighting
  • update shelving in closet
  • paint heater
  • hardware
Story's Room
 Short List
  • organize/purge (everything)
  • paint closet
  • new media area
  • change outlets, covers, switches
  • touch up paint
  • add art
Long List
  • crown molding
  • hardware
  • new bed (frame, mattress)
  • add overhead lighting
  • new nightstand
  • replace closet doors
  • new shelving in closet
  • paint heater
Finley's Room
 Short List
  • change outlets, covers, switches
  • touch up paint
  • paint closet
  • toy storage
  • add art
Long List - Eventual toddler/big girl room
  • crown molding
  • add overhead lighting
  • update closet
  • new furniture
So, there it is! We have our work cut out for us! I'm excited to start on the Short List. I didn't add anything outside, but we do have plans for it! There is so much potential. The first room we plan on seriously tackling is the Family Room. It feels a bit like a college apartment, but with baby toys. There's just a mismash of furniture. It's really time to make the space feel more grown up!

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