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Friday, March 18, 2011

The Floors are Finally Done!!

What a week this was! I am worn completely out after this ordeal. It was cold a couple of mornings so I had to find a cubby hole in the sun room to stay with the dogs until it warmed up a little. I never did take pictures of all the rooms where furniture was piled high - oh! what a mess!

 As soon as they started moving the living room furniture back in that room, I started wiping and cleaning. Everything and I mean EVERYTHING was covered in dust!
 They had a hard time ripping out the kitchen floors. When my BIL built something, he meant for it to last! That's where all of the dust came from.
 So I wanted to share some pictures. I haven't taken time to stage anything. What you see if what you get! My niece, Cricket, came and helped me clean and get everything in some sort of order yesterday, or I would still be in a turmoil. She is the best!




The sun room - pillow upside down! (I told you.)

Next is the sewing room. I do love those floors in here!






Living room...the whole house looks bigger.





Kitchen



Hallway


 My sewing room is 3/4 back in place. I have some things to reorganize and put away, but that won't take too long.

 I have a lot of catching up to do. I have been trying to scan over my blog list at night, but let me tell you I've been getting in the bed early since I had to get up early to greet my installers.
 I'm so glad it's over, and we both just love it! I hope everyone has a great weekend.

ShirleyC

8 comments:

EmptyNester said...

I noticed that our house looked bigger too after the floors were put in! You are going to LOVE them! We put ours in in 2004ish and I still love them! So glad you're done- it is such a pain.

Tammy said...

GOODNESS! those floors look awesome. I can only imagine how much dust after having that many rooms done. I know you have got to be pooped so rest up this weekend.

enjoy your new floors!

Deb said...

Oh, they look amazing!! I would love to have hardwood floors!!!

Sherry said...

Your floors are amazing. I want to do that to my whole house now. The carpet just has to go. Thanks for sharing pictures of your cozy home.

Tracy said...

Hurray, I do NOT like being displaced...but the floor looks marvelous! I love the darker wood; almost looks like a walnut stain.
Very nice and the best is that it is all clean :) I like that feeling!

MosaicMagpie said...

I am so envious!!!! I love those floors and think how easy they will be to keep clean. Just a quick sweep up in the sewing room and it will be done. Like you said no needles in the rug anymore!
Deb

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

It is beautiful and will be so nice for the summer...easy to take care of! I know you are thrilled to have it done! ♥

Rettabug said...

Oh Shirley...I feel your pain! But it was SEW worth it!!! It looks GORGEOUS!!!!!

Sorry to hear your shelf fell & some of your S&P collection was lost. :*-( Bummer!

I just had hardwood repair men here this morning to give me estimates on some "issues" I'm having. Groan! I sure don't want to have to go through what you did.