Part 4. Wow- I thought I’d have this one in the bag long ago. You too, huh? Thanks for hanging in there with me! If you’ve followed along this far through our mini bathroom makeover adventure (click here for part one, or here for part 2, and part 3 is here), you might be wondering if we have a floor anymore. Yes. Yes we do.
With any project, especially of the DIY kind, come great opportunities for learning. Learning through failure, that is. (You like where this is going already, don’t you?) DIY-ing on a budget, for instance an extremely tight budget -like ours, presents it’s own set of difficulties. You’ve heard the expression, “you get what you pay for”, right? Well, what if you can’t pay for hardly anything? What happens when you can’t afford to be very choosy?
Ugh. Why is it so hard to finish just one room? I know, I know… money & time. I don’t know about you, but currently we have neither.
It’s tempting to throw in the towel and pout. Some days, that’s all the maturity I can muster. Maybe you’re on the same road we are- where your home, your sanctuary, is anything but a place of peace. Sure, most places you look around here are ugly or unfinished. But then there are those major repairs that are super urgent and extreeeemely expensive. We feel like we’re trying to extinguish blazing infernos with squirt guns. Read more…
I’ve often said I’m not the brightest bulb in the box. I have good intentions, though. (I do hope that counts for something.)
So, I’m working on various and sundry home projects. Among them is our laundry room remodel. It’s been a family affair, really. Extended family. Thanks to them, the hardest work is done. And now, I’m chipping away at what remains.