Progress is being made on the house. Below are some photos of the house. We'll see how Blogger aranges them since my page NEVER looks like it should when I post multiple photos. Herr and I painted the bedrooms and the office on the second floor and we have painted the basement. This week, our boy Vitaliy painted the exterior of our house to rid it of the pinkish hue. Unfortunately, choosing colors is always difficult for me. What looked really brown on the color swatch should not have been named "Cafe Royal." On my house, it looks like it should be named, "Butterscotch Pudding", no?
At any rate, we're going to live with this color for awhile.
Moving on. Here are some befores and durings. The "afters" won't be taken until everything is done. While the bedrooms are all painted, they still need new doors, new closet doors, crown moulding and carpeting. The carpet will be installed after we return from vacation.
Here is the dramatic linoleum in our foyer. Classy.
Above is our new dining room. The wallpaper is quite something. As of 2 hours ago, it is gone since Vitaliy and his team is here removing wallpaper and painting the rooms on the first floor.
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And finally, this is a photo of my office. We decided to throw caution to the wind and paint it red. I'm pretty pleased with it, despite the fact that I am a pretty vanilla kind of a gal. I'll enjoy working from here, I think. Did I mention I am going back to work 3 days a week after I return from vacation? And the children will be in daycare? YAY!