Project Plans

UPDATED 8/17/16: I adore a To Do list. There is an element of control when you make a list and cross things off. Plus, breaking down the larger project into manageable chunks goes a long way into actually accomplishing the big project.

Kitchen:

Family Room:

  • Paint trim and backdoor
  • Replace sliding glass door curtains
  • Patch nail holes
  • Caulk around baseboards
  • Caulk around doors and fireplace
  • Paint walls
  • Replace weather stripping on back door
  • Paint fireplace and mantle
  • Replace doorbell unit
  • Replace/Fix pantry doors
  • Paint pantry doors
  • Solve laundry supply storage problem
  • Replace sofa
  • Replace dog beds
  • Shelving on either side of fireplace
  • Replace Rug
  • Wood holder
  • Spruce up TV cabinet
  • Re-upholster smaller arm chair
  • Replace kitty door
  • Update light switches
  • Ensure all outlets are matching white
  • Update the overhead fan
  • Install lighting

Dining Room:

  • Remove baseboard and paint
  • Caulk baseboard
  • Caulk around window
  • Paint trim
  • Paint walls
  • Replace hanging blinds with wooden blinds
  • Patch holes
  • Paint walls
  • Update light switches
  • Art Nouveau project on small dining room wall
  • Replace sideboard with shelving or new sideboard
  • Small, thin shelving flanking each window for display pieces
  • Ensure all outlets are matching white
  • Replace light fixture

Entry:

  • Paint closet door (replace?)
  • Paint front door
  • Patch walls
  • Paint walls
  • Replace banister with something more Craftsman?
  • Hang door knocker
  • Replace doorbell
  • Replace exterior entry light
  • Replace interior entry light
  • Replace tile
  • Caulk baseboard
  • Replace old flooring on step facing with a piece of the new flooring
  • Update metal step strip with something more updated?
  • Update light switches

Hall:

  • Remove baseboard and paint
  • Remove extra doorbell speakers
  • Remove security panel
  • Replace old doorbell cover with updated cover (and new bell?)
  • Patch holes
  • Caulk trim
  • Caulk around doors
  • Paint walls
  • Paint air return
  • Redesign linen closet configuration
  • Paint linen closet (inside and out)
  • Change trim around linen closet
  • Update light fixture (add another to brighten the hallway?)
  • Update light switches
  • Replace light fixture
  • Paint and repair linen closet
  • Change linen closet trim
  • Caulk around linen closet
  • Runner

Living Room:

  • Move stuff out of living room
  • Remove carpet and pad
  • Replace hanging blinds with wooden blinds
  • Remove shelves from wall
  • Patch holes
  • Patch cutout in wall
  • Caulk baseboard and window
  • Paint walls and trim
  • Ensure all outlets are matching white
  • Update light switches
  • Install lighting
  • Install bookcase wall
  • Bigger, multi-level coffee table
  • Oversized seating
  • Rug

Guest Bedroom:

  • Move stuff out of room and closet
  • Remove carpet and pad
  • Replace damaged sub-floor
  • Remove closet shelf and bar
  • Remove door trim
  • Replace hanging blinds with wooden blinds
  • Patch holes
  • Install flooring
  • Replace baseboard
  • Caulk baseboard, window, and door
  • Paint walls, and doors
  • Paint window trim
  • Install wall decal
  • Install closet bar and shelves
  • Install new trim around closet
  • Move and replace light fixture
  • Update light switches
  • Ensure all outlets covers are matching white

Office:

  • Move stuff out of room and closet
  • Remove carpet and pad
  • Replace damaged sub-floor
  • Remove closet shelf and bar
  • Remove door trim
  • Replace hanging blinds with wooden blinds
  • Patch holes
  • Install flooring
  • Replace baseboard
  • Caulk baseboard, window, and door
  • Paint walls, door, and trim
  • Paint closet door with whiteboard paint
  • Replace bookshelves
  • Paint hanging bookshelves
  • Paint desk
  • Move and replace light fixture
  • Update light switches
  • Ensure all outlets covers are matching white

Master Bedroom:

  • Move stuff out of room and closet
  • Remove carpet and pad
  • Replace damaged sub-floor
  • Remove door trim
  • Replace hanging blinds with wooden blinds
  • Patch holes
  • Install flooring
  • Replace baseboard
  • Fix pocket door so it hangs properly
  • Caulk baseboard, window, and doors
  • Paint walls, door, and trim
  • Install wall decal
  • Install new trim around closet
  • Move and replace light fixture
  • Update light switches
  • Ensure all outlets covers are matching white

Guest Bathroom:

  • Install new vinyl flooring
  • Replace baseboard
  • Remove old vanity and sink interim: re-face counter top and paint vanity
  • Install new vanity and sink
  • Remove old mirror
  • Install new mirror
  • Replace light fixtures
  • Replace towel holders
  • Hang new medicine cabinet
  • Remove old bath and fiberglass shower walls
  • Install new bathtub
  • Install tile on walls
  • Replace shower curtain rod
  • Replace shower curtain
  • Replace bath fixtures
  • Caulk baseboard, vanity, door, tub and tile, and toilet
  • Paint walls
  • Paint trim and door

Master Bathroom:

  • Install new vinyl flooring
  • Replace baseboard
  • Remove old vanity and sink
  • Install new vanity and sink
  • Replace light fixtures
  • Remove soffit
  • Replace heat lamp
  • Remove old mirror
  • Install new mirror
  • Replace towel holders
  • Hang new medicine cabinets (something long and thin that flanks the mirror)
  • Remove old shower doors
  • Remove old fiberglass shower
  • Install new shower
  • Install tile on walls
  • Install new shower doors
  • Replace fixtures
  • Caulk baseboard, vanity, door, shower and tile, and toilet
  • Paint walls, trim and door
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