We have been homebound for a few weeks and stretching our home improvement muscles. You need to know (if you didn’t already) that we are not handy people. Our standard line is “Four degrees between the two of us and we can’t...(fill in the blank: put together this grill, replace the furnace filter, put up a curtain rod)
I have a list of home improvements that I have wanted to do for years, and I finally got the nerve to try some of them...and they turned out great! We did some easy ones, like install a pendent light over our table, and replace our outdoor light fixture. Then we tackled the harder one: tiling the kitchen backsplash. We did pretty well, if I do say so myself. I watched “How To” videos for six months before we attempted it! I even got on a roll and bought a toy storage thing for Isabelle that was on sale...and put it together!
Next projects: Painting the kids bathroom (which Conrad did last night: purple, no less!), painting Isabelle's room, tiling the bathroom wall and installing hard wood floors. The last item, I’m still quite nervous about….