Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Progress report :: ceilings!

Last Sunday we managed to finally install the last ceilings in our house. That makes such a difference!

You've already seen the bedroom and the kitchen. A few weeks ago we worked on the guest room.
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And the week after that we did the entry room. (Please ignore the mess, working on it)
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Then things got to a halt. Tired, work, you know, life happening. But I really, really wanted those ceilings to be installed before we go to The Netherlands, because you know, it's nice to return in a home that is just a little bit "done" instead of feeling overwhelmed by "the list" the moment we enter.
So we decided to stop waiting until we felt up to it and just get to work. And that was the right way to handle it.

We started with the big bathroom, because there was still a bat living there and I wasn't too happy about it doing flybys early in the morning.
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Then we did the hallway that leads to the bedrooms and the small bathroom.
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By then I was really, really tired, but T. was on a roll and there was only that one little bathroom left to finish.

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Next step: lamps! We bought them already on Monday and I think T. will find time to install them next weekend. So excited about that. I know it will take a long time before our house is really finished, but ceilings and lamps are a big step towards the finish line. At least that's how I feel about it right now. And it will be great to return to a house that has them after Christmas.

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  1. It will all be done in time. But at least you can leave with 1 less big item on your list.

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    1. It's silly, but it felt like such a big relief to at least have those ceilings in...

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  2. wow what a difference a ceiling makes, I kind of take them for granted!

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    1. Ha, I never do, since we somehow always ended up one ceiling short (put one in, rip another one out) in our previous house ;-) I love that they're all in in this house!

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