Thursday, April 28, 2016

One Room Challenge - Curb Appeal Week 4

Yay!  It is that time again!  Linda, from Calling It Home is once again hosting the One Room Challenge.  This is a platform allowing us all to follow along as 20 design bloggers redesign a space.  She also graciously allows anyone with a blog to link up and share a makeover we are working on.

This is my second time doing the ORC.  Last fall we did our laundry room and this spring we decided to use the challenge as motivation to enhance our curb appeal!  This is one of the projects on my 2016 home goals list and I am ready to get it done.  The first week I shared our plans and inspiration and the second week we had made some progress.  The third week we managed to get the columns framed out so they didn't look so wimpy and got the board and batten shutters made.  

With only 2 weeks to go the pressure is now on!  I had hoped to accomplish a lot this past weekend but this was somehow our least productive week so far.  We had gotten to the point where choices HAD to be made and items purchased and I just couldn't seem to find the time to do it.  We did get a coat of paint on the shutters and the columns over the weekend, but that coat only emphasized the fact that we hadn't caulked or filled the screws on the columns at all!  So after work on Tuesday the hubs managed to get out and get some wood putty in them.  Now they are all polka dotted waiting on the time for another coat of paint.  






We also got our new lights ordered and our hanging chair.  Thank goodness for Amazon Prime because they came in last night!  We have a short weekend coming up because of some plans but hopefully we can get another coat of paint on the columns and shutters, get the new lights up, and I am keeping my fingers crossed that we can get the new front door up!  I really like how the lights and the door reference each other with the 9 lite grid!



I'll be back next Thursday, checking in with (hopefully) a ton of progress, but until then I'm going to see what everyone else has gotten done!

17 comments:

  1. it started to come together, the polka dot part is your house going through the puberty phase...it will be perfect soon!

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  2. That is exactly right! Didn't even think of it that way!

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  3. I love the shutters... and no worries, I had the slowest week ever last week... You'll get there!

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    1. Thanks! They are going to look much better than what was there before I think, and we'll get done, I think!

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  4. I love your new shutters. They are a game changer and will truly transform the front of your home. So exciting to see.

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    1. Thanks! I can't wait to have this done!

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  5. Where did you get your door? Love it!

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    1. Thanks! I got in on Craigslist from someone who was remodeling an old home!

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  6. I love the cottage looking home you have, its precious! The work you are doing is making it look amazing, love the shutters, great blue! Have a great weekend.
    Maria

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  7. Love your choices so far - it'll be super cute when it's all pulled together. :)

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  8. This is so fun! Glad to have found you and I think your picks are going to look great when you get them all pulled together!

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    1. Thanks! I hope so! But most anything is an improvement over that railing!

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  9. I really like the door you found and it looks great with the lights you picked out!

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