Friday, January 6, 2012

MrsDrPoe: Before Pictures and Week 1 Progress

It's Foto Friday on the blog!  As we shared a couple of weeks ago, Mr. Poe and I recently became homeowners!  Our foreclosure needs a bit of work, so today I'll show you some before pictures* and update you on our progress after the first week.


So far we've:
- Ripped up all the floor, baseboards, and quarter round in the public areas
- Primed the kitchen and the spare bathroom
- Put one coat of paint on the kitchen walls; two on the cabinet beadboard
- Spackled, sanded and washed the walls of the dining room, 1/2 bath, and entry way
- Removed all the wallpaper except for a tiny amount in the stairwell and the master bath
- Hung blinds and replaced a door

I'll keep you up-to-date with our progress and pictures of the rooms as we finish well as some how-tos for those of you who may be interested in tackling some of the projects that we will be.  And so it begins! 

*Pictures from