Our hardwood floors are being beautified at the Dutch colonial.
Here’s the dining room floor, mid-project, as seen from the kitchen:
You can see that the first task was sanding the edges.
We rented an edge sander at our local build-o-rama;
it cost $40 for 4 hours.
Here’s another view of the dining room, looking back at the kitchen:
This next photo was taken from a corner of the living room,
facing the dining room on the left + the front door on the right:
While most of the house’s wood floors are the traditional narrow oak,
the bedroom has wider pine boards:
We briefly considered painting it,
but we decided that we’d opt to stain it, too.
I’ve had that plaid rug for years,
the colors of which I still like very much.
One of those blues could become an accent wall,
as seen in this inspiration bedroom,
designed by Emily Henderson (past winner of HGTV’s Design Star):
That Target rug is more ‘now’ than my plaid rag rug,
so I’m tempted to spring for it.
I’d like that throw, too, please.
Stay tuned to see which rug will make the cut!