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Now that we’re settled into our new house (and by settled in, I mean we’re unpacked, and the cable/internet is hooked up), and the larger/most immediate projects have been taken care of — like installing a washer/dryer, buying a couch, painting the kitchen cabinets, and ridding the yard of some serious tree overgrowth–I’m left with a very long list of “b-list” projects. Things that need to get done around here at some point, but that don’t necessarily need to be done immediately in order for us to live here.
Which is making it difficult to determine what my next endeavor will be, and where I should allot my time and money, because none of these b-listers is jumping out at me as the next must-do.
I’m hoping writing it down will help me organize my thoughts and recognize a few priorities (and also, maybe it will keep me accountable!).
So here she is, the to-do list. Any advice on prioritizing would be greatly appreciated! 🙂
Paint (but what color?)
Get a media cabinet (revamp one from Craigslist?)
Buy another arm chair (or a new pair altogether?)
Change out coffee table
Get a second end table
Eventually: Add recessed lighting
Buy new chairs for the ends of the table, spray paint the bottoms
Get a new light fixture
Pick out curtains
Buy a new rug
Paint or wallpaper?
Hang towel bar
Eventually: Change tile flooring
Buy new appliances
Get new pantry shelving
Install granite countertops
Knock out wall between dining room
Install kitchen island
Change tile flooring
Hang mirror above bed
Get an arm chair for reading nook
Guest Room (currently empty)
Buy a mattress
Make a headboard
Paint or wallpaper
Buy a rug
Buy a dresser
Find another curtain panel (I bought a gold herringbone one from Crate & Barrel’s clearance rack thinking it was a pair)
Get a rug
Find/Make wall art
Patch holes (from where we moved the towel bars)
Tile tub surround
Change out tile flooring
Get a new front door
Change out light fixtures
(*This list is not inclusive of basement projects, and all of the un-fun stuff we need to do like get new windows, vent our attic, and replace the water heater.)