Tag Archive: my house

House Project Master List: Indoors

Entire house:
New Windows
Wallpaper removal
Paint
Replace hollow doors
Crown molding?
New switch plates, outlets, light switches

Entire upstairs:
Remove popcorn ceilings
New floor

Garage:
Remove sink and cabinet
Light fixtures that work!
Better recycling center
Better labels in fuse panel?
Organize, organize, organize

Master Bedroom:
Paint walls Benjamin Moore Ocean Air
Paint ceiling and trim white
Try new furniture arrangement
A board at the top of the wall in front of the sliding glass door wall, paint to match wall, ceiling mounted curtain hardware.
Make curtains
New curtain hardware
New ceiling fan

Master bedroom closet:
Paint same as master bedroom or bathroom
Move Michael’s dresser to back wall
New light fixture
Shoe storage
Replace current shelves with pretty wood shelves and supports
Reconfigure my side of closet to remedy wasted space

Master bathroom:
New toilet, tub, tile, vanity
Paint – vanity area same as master bedroom, toilet/tub room to customize blue paint?
Tub – no shower doors!
Vanity:
– raise sink/counter height
– new light fixture
– built in medicine cabinet?

Laundry room:
Paint cabinets?
Build “surround” for washer/dryer, including countertop
Maybe a tile “backsplash” below cabinets?
Organize cabinets/closets
Paint – undecided. Sandy/tan color or blue like half bath?

Half bath:
New light fixture, toilet, pedestal sink
Prep and paint

Hallway:
Paint
New light fixture(s)
Hallway closet – clean out and organize. Will need to become a temporary pantry at some point during kitchen redo.

Entry:
Paint – main entry tan/beige color
New front door
Stairs – new banisters/handrail eventually
Square off the rounded edge of the step, built in cabinet or shelves on wall next to it. Accent wall blue or green (depends on kitchen tile)
Now – Get stairway carpet shampooed
Eventually – Remove carpet from stairs, replace with same hardwood as majority of upstairs

Living room:
Paint
Redo ceiling beams
New ceiling fan
Curtains

Kitchen:
New everything
Add another oven?
Glass front doors on upper cabinets (can these be saved/painted/reused?)
Remove lowest part of ceiling, add cubbies at top of upper cabinets.
Remove upper cabinets on either side of sink?
Remove built in desk. Replace with additional cabinets, shelves, or moveable island/cart
Paint

Entire downstairs:
Wood plank ceiling?
Are there any more leaks??? Yes = fix, No = get new carpet pad installed from missing section and get carpet nailed back down and shampooed

Doors:
Remove vertical blinds from sliding glass door, replace with curtains
Replace basement door with single French Door (Home Depot)

“Duck” room:
Cover up cinder block wall with drywall
Built in shelves/cabinets
Remove door
Half wall between room and rest of basement?
Drywall mud
Paint
Move Michael’s desk/office stuff to this room

Main area:
Built in media center
New ceiling lights
Wood paneling: paint? remove? replace with bead board or wainscot?
Paint

Workshop:
Organize, organize, organize!
More shelves?
Firewood storage

Bathroom:
New tub, tile, and vanity
Drywall mud
Paint
New light fixture
Additional cabinet next to toilet?

Linen closet:
Remove contact paper from shelves, paint instead
Spiff up the doors

David’s/Guest room and closet:
Paint
Modify top trim piece at window
New light fixtures
Closet: organize

“Teal” room:
Is it still leaking???
Put up new light fixture
Possibly change paint
Built in shelves/cabinets/daybed?