Sunday, 8 January 2017

2017 House Goals - Making Lists

I love the start of a new year it's a chance to have a good clear out, work out what my 2017 goals are & make plans for the next 12 months. 2016 was a great year for us we ticked so much off of our house to do list and it's lovely to be in a more relaxed DIY space for this year. The beginning of last year was a mad whirlwind of removing wallpaper, sanding, filling & painting everything white pretty much every weekend & evening we had a spare few hours. It's so lovely to this year start enjoying the little space we've made home and not be so urgent about house updates as I can happily sit here knowing there isn't a spot of cream within these walls. 

We're obviously not finished though & I guess we never will be there's always some design or colour I want to give a go for us the main tick list for 2017 is: 

  • Rip out the current solid paneled stair case & replace with spindles & a simple wooden handrail 
  • Put laminate flooring in the downstairs hallway
  • Have stairs & upstairs hall carpeted in something that isn't yellow! 
  • Create floor to ceiling 'pantry style larder' in the kitchen 
  • Create a cupboard around the boiler
  • Paint kitchen floor 
  • Tile bathroom floor 
There's obviously lots of smaller projects I'd like to do as well like change curtain rails, update all of the light switches & fixings that are left but above is the main focus for the year. 

So excited for 2017 I have a good feeling about this year! 

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