Sunday, February 26, 2012

New Home To-Do List Check-In (Two Months)

Okay, we moved in our new home two months ago, so it's time to check in and see where we are with the to-do list...

WINTER/SPRING/SUMMER
- Paint Rowan’s room

- Paint hallway/foyer
- Paint master bedroom
- Remove wallpaper mural in LR, paint
- Remove wallpaper in kitchen, paint kitchen/dining room
- Paint front door, garage door, and back door
- Purchase and install a microwave range
- Purchase a new gas/convection stove
- Purchase, stain, and install bi-fold doors in the bonus room closets
- Purchase a new storm door for the front door
- Organize the pantry (I am not sure what I meant by this... it's organized, but I want to change the way it looks)
- Purchase and install light and switch plate covers (they are mismatched now- that bugs me) (Only the bedrooms are left)
- Install a fence
- Organize the garage
- Organize the storage shed
- Organize the attic (I am not going up there, and Scott assures me this is done... which means it's probably all up there, but not orgainized)

WITHIN TWO YEARS
- Paint bonus room
- Paint office
- Paint spare bedroom
- Purchase a new refrigerator and dishwasher
- Tile the foyer
- Tile kitchen, laundry, bonus room (we ended up putting new carpet in the bonus room)
- Purchase, stain, and replace doors, closet doors, and pocket doors with solid wood doors/new hardware
- Purchase and replace door hardware on French doors leading outside, back door, and front door
- Mini- reno in Rowan’s bathroom: replace tub, tile tub surround, tile floor
- Mini-reno in Master bathroom: replace tub/create large shower, tile surround, tile floor
- Re-Vamp outdoor area: knock out old screen porch, create a new screened-in porch and deck

WITHIN FIVE YEARS
- Mini- Kitchen reno: replace countertops, paint or replace cabinets, replace sink
- Put a new closet system in the master bedroom
- Replace front door with a solid wood door
- Add French doors between the living room and dinning room
- Install hardwood flooring in the living room/dinning room

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