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Starting the 2016 January Cure

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On Friday the annual January Cure kicked off over at Apartment Therapy, and the first assignment was to get the floors cleaned and buy some flowers over the weekend. On Sunday, I broke in my new vacuum and got those floors cleaned! I also went grocery shopping and picked up some white spider mums that are now sitting in a vase on my kitchen table.

Yesterday’s assignment was to make a list of projects. I realized as I was putting this list together that I really need to take some updated pictures!

Front of the House

Painted Front Door

  • Replace front lights with photosensored ones that all match
  • Continue adding decor to front porch

Entryway

Entryway

  • Add a bench and/or more storage
  • Organize closet
  • Add some kind of entry table and/or charging station?
  • Come up with another solution for dog leashes, collars, harnesses, etc.

Living Room

Living & Dining Room

  • Get an area rug
  • Move current curtains to media room and get new curtains for living room
  • Add more art to walls
  • Clean out and organize sideboard
  • Replace scratching post
  • Update prints on shelves above pellet stove

Dining Room

The Dining Room

  • Take updated photos 😆
  • Eventually replace chairs

Kitchen

Clean Kitchen is a Happy Kitchen

  • Repaint coffee/bar cart
  • Replace dishwasher
  • Update lighting to recessed lighting
  • Full kitchen remodel: new cabinets, new countertops, new flooring, new sink, and new appliances

Laundry Room

Laundry Room

  • Get new rug (one of the pets messed up the previous one since the makeover)
  • Replace door going from kitchen to laundry room
  • Replace flooring
  • Replace cabinets (will do this when we remodel the kitchen)

Garage

My Side

  • Add gable vents and roof vents
  • Add additional shelving and storage
  • Tidy up a bit; garage has become a little messy these days.
  • Find a home for Joshua’s rooftop carrier

Media/Entertainment Room

Updated Media Room

  • Take some updated photos, good grief! 😆 It doesn’t even look like that anymore!
  • Organize and add to home gym corner
  • Organize Joshua’s corner of the room

Hallway

New Flooring, Day 1

  • Continue adding art to the wall
  • Paint linen closet doors
  • Organize linen closet

My Office

My Desk

  • Add hooks inside of closet
  • Replace closet door
  • Organize shelves, cabinets, and cases
  • Maybe create a backdrop area to use when filming vlogs?
  • Possibly get a floor lamp or move the lamp from the guest room in here

Guest Bedroom

Cleaned Guest Room

  • Add bookshelves for Dani
  • Possible new lighting solution?
  • Get new bedsheets

Guest Bathroom

Guest Bathroom

  • Organize inside cabinets
  • Make it more spa-like

Master Bathroom

New Colors for the Master Bath

  • Repaint walls
  • Replace shower caddy
  • De-gold shower
  • Replace pocket door

Master Bedroom

Master Bedroom

  • Add more art/prints to walls
  • Organize closet/go through clothes to donate
  • Organize and purge dresser drawers
  • Organize vanity drawers

Backyard

View from the Fire Pit | Backyard Makeover Reveal

  • Paint, clean-up, and organize shed
  • Finish flooring in shed
  • Get new table to go with outdoor furniture on deck
  • Possibly update/remodel deck and make spot for hot tub?

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This month I am participating in Apartment Therapy’s January Cure. During the month of January, one assignment at a time, I’m getting my home in great shape. By the end of January, I’ll be sitting pretty in a clean, fresh, organized home.

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