Wednesday, May 16, 2012

never-ending to-do list

This list is permanently located under my "pages" (on the right side toolbar), but it bears bringing up because...

... WE ARE BACK IN THE GAME, BABY!!!!!  Wedded bliss is done with, and now we can get back to what really matters: spray-painting.  So check out the status of things, though I'm sure I'm forgetting things.

Oh, and if you're good, I'll share the wedding DIY madness that we took on.  

To-Do List


Rec/Aquarium Room
  • install flooring
  • remove paneling & drywall
  • stain the glass table
  • replace broken window
  • install molding on unfinished window
  • paint window moldings
  • caulk & touch-up floor molding
  • paint front door
  • hang new curtains
  • reupholster 4 chairs (paint?!?!)
  • replace front door molding
  • remove entryway light fixture
  • find & install vent covers
  • finish flooring patches

Man Cave/TV Room
  • remove kitchenette
  • install flooring
  • drywall
  • floor molding
  • make door for under-the-stairs storage nook
  • find & install vent covers
  • replace broken futon
  • make built-in for TV and games

Grey Guest Bedroom
  • install flooring
  • floor molding
  • replace ceiling light
  • add ceiling medallion & do touch-up paint
  • window treatments
  • sell dressers & move upstairs ones into room
  • paint large mirror & hang
  • paint bookcase thatch

Green Guest Bedroom
  • install flooring
  • paint bed frame
  • replace ceiling light
  • sand down packing crate
  • paint trim & doors
  • new window treatment
  • new bed linens (kinda done... for now)
  • paint bookcase thatch
  • finish table lamp (painting & fun shade)

Downstairs Bath
  • paint ceiling 
  • paint walls (one more coat needed)
  • re-caulk 
  • replace shower-head
  • re-glaze tile
  • new sink
  • new medicine cabinet/mirror

Upstairs Bath
  • fix plumbing
  • tile 
  • molding
  • install vanity
  • install light fixture
  • install new medicine cabinet
  • floor molding
  • install transition
  • replace door hook
  • paint floor molding

Living Room
  • floor molding
  • turn closet into a bar
  • create side-shelves for entertainment center?
  • mount TV on wall
  • re-paint walls lighter?

Dining Room
  • remove stick tiles
  • secure bookcase to wall (L-brackets?)
  • floor molding
  • replace broken candle-holder
  • touch-up paint on chandelier

  • caulk around counter-wall edge
  • remove stove-top and replace with extra countertop
  • caulk countertop seams
  • tile floor
  • replace wall tile
  • replace counter-top
  • hang pegboard on wall for pots & pans
  • replace lights w/ track lighting
  • move fridge into kitchen 
  • paint walls & ceiling

Master Bedroom
  • move TV outlet to behind the TV
  • paint doors white
  • replace ceiling light
  • new curtain/panels for closet
  • bust out wall to convert to a full-wall closet & install closet organizing system
  • gold & white chevron to back of closet
  • floor molding

  • reupholster armchair & ottoman
  • paint filing cabinet
  • curtains for 2nd window
  • hang mirror
  • floor molding
  • curtains to replace sliding closet doors?

  • replace all windows
  • clear out attic
  • upgrade all outlets to GFCI
  • remove door/door-frame between hallway & living room to make one seamless hallway
  • replace utility room door with louver door

  • move day lillies
  • correct/re-do patio & walkway (temporary fix now)
  • install floating deck? paint/refresh concrete?
  • paint concrete half-wall and stairs
    • replace stairs with composite stairs?
  • move hosta
  • create bench in front
  • remove outlining bushes in front (2/3 done)
  • transplant bushes by front walkway to backyard?
  • clear/weed hill
  • plant more pachysandra on hill
  • patch hole in shed
  • clear valley
    • plant leyland cyprus wall at fence line?
  • remove red fence
  • plant anemones
  • paint exterior house
  • re-seed lawn
  • remove crape myrtle?  EEK!
  • transplant hydrangea to side of house
  • veggie garden enclosure? (temporary fix, permanent to come in fall?)
  • new gate for side of house
  • re-lay paths in front of house
  • plant garden by bench
  • treat moss & reseed front yard
  • build up front yard (to make level) with stones or landscaping timbers?
  • remove barb wire on fence
  • transplant side bushes to along back fence-line
  • plant forsythia along side, by shed
  • create compost bin by rotting trunk
  • plant over-hanging ground cover along side of house 1/2 wall