Weekend Update: 2/9/14

Whew. What a weekend. I can pretty much sum it up in one word: painting.


We got it done. 2 coats of paint on every wall in the upstairs.

We couldn’t have done it without all the help we had. On Saturday, Scott’s parent’s – Way and Lee came. Lee helped at the house. Way watched Luke and brought sloppy joe’s for lunch. Scott’s brother Adam helped. And 2 of Scott’s friends from work – Matt and Zak were there too. On Sunday, my parent’s came down. Mom watched Luke and made hot beefs for lunch. Dad helped paint. Matt and Zak came over for day #2, as did Lee. And another friend of ours, Matt came over in the afternoon.

We knew at some point we would be painting the upstairs, but didn’t realize it was going to be the past weekend, until Monday night last week. So, it was a pretty quick decision making to figure out all the colors, and with the short time frame, we didn’t even have the chance to test out colors on the walls to make sure we liked them. We totally lucked out though, because we LOVE all of our colors!

Luke’s room. .


Lunch. . .


Things got a bit crazy when we had to paint the area over the stairs..  . thankfully there were no trips to the ER this weekend!



The master bedroom. . .


Mom was super nice and brought me Caribou on Sunday morning.


And she completed the survey so I can get $1 off my next coffee – how sweet is that?



The finished product of the kitchen/living room area.


And now they can start to put in the flooring!! Wood floors in the kitchen/dining room and hallway. Carpet in the bedrooms. Tile in the mud room and bathrooms.

I am still SO tired – what a long weekend. Looking forward to being in Maui next week!!

So, what were you up to this weekend? Hopefully something way more exciting than my life! Winking smile


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28 Responses to Weekend Update: 2/9/14

  1. I love the color in the master bedroom! I’m worn out just looking at your pictures. Hopefully you’ll get some much needed rest after all that!
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  2. Oh my goodness I seriously get anxiety just looking at the pictures of Scott on that plank painting the wall. Breathe, breathe…
    Painting is such a pain in the rear but your house is looking great! I love the paint colors! It’s so nice that you’ve had helpers along with you too!
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    • KT

      I know! Me too. Thankfully it went pretty quick and we had lots of hands on deck to help with moral support while he was painting over the stairs!

  3. You’re in Maui next week!?! That will make up for the painting for sure!! If you want a a fancy dinner, go to Lahina grill. It is the best food in the world.
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  4. I can’t say that I’m jealous of your weekend of painting, but how nice to paint before the floors are in. And I think I would have to leave before anyone painted above the stairs… scary!
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  5. Holy smokes! That was quite the weekend!! Glad everyone was safe when that painting was happening upstairs/by the stairs!

  6. Kim

    Lots of painting (not my favorite). Those pictures of painting above the stairs look scary!!! Glad that no one was hurt!
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  7. Jackie

    Paint is looking good!

  8. Love the color choices!
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  9. The house is looking amazing!!!! I LOVE the master bedroom paint color! That is so awesome that you had so much help and you were able to get it all done. Now you just have to recover from all that hard work 🙂 LOVE cherry coke zero!!!! dang advocare…. no pop for 24 days!

  10. WOW congrats on a productive weekend!! The pictures of the staircase paint job are terrifying!! Thank goodness for no slips!
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    • KT

      And you should have seen the super tall ladder they got out for painting close to the ceiling – that was terrifying! So glad that it is DONE!

  11. Girl, I love painting! I’m actually bummed I don’t live closer or I totally would have come and helped you out. Just don’t ask me to do the edges because I suck at those 😉 And I lol’d at the photos of Scott and (his/your?) dad – it reminds me of the “reasons why women live longer than men” meme! So glad y’all stayed out of the ER this weekend 🙂
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  12. Have you seen the pictures labeled “Why women live longer than men”? haha I thought of those immediately when I saw him standing on that board.

    I feel like any projects dealing with paint take over your life. We desperately need to paint the living room, kitchen, and stairs… but I cannot commit to it. Ahhh…
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  13. Painting is no easy task…so excited to see everything all finished and moved in! 🙂
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  14. omg…that picture of Scott painting on that plank, suspended in the air…makes my stomach turn! I have a major fear of heights…seriously, I get dizzy just looking at that photo! Were you freaking out?

    And the house looks GREAT!! You’re one weekend closer to being home! 🙂
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    • KT

      It wasn’t the most fun thing ever. . . but it also had to be done! And YES!! one more weekend closer. I totally thought of you this weekend while I was painting about all the memories we will have in this new house and how excited I am for it – made the hours of painting go by a little bit faster!