Progress

Slowly, but surely…we’re making progress.  After spending so much time in the kitchen over the past year, it’s been fun to focus on other areas of the house including our living/dining room.  It’s been a while since I blogged about this room.  My mom helped us get a big jump start on the living/dining room over the summer by freshening up the wall and ceiling paint. Time and again, I’m  amazed what a difference paint makes.  If you missed that post, you can catch up on it here as well as get a glimpse of what the living/dining room looked like when we moved in.

After paint, floors were next on the list of items to update.  We have solid oak hardwood in the living/dining room, but the finish was in poor shape.  It was worn through to the wood in some areas especially around the sliding glass door.  We liked the hardwood so decided to refinish instead of replace.  Take a look…

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4 Comments on “Progress”

  1. Kerrin says:

    The floors look awesome!

  2. Stacey@agoodehouse says:

    Absolutely gorgeous! Did you refinish them yourselves?

    • Amanda says:

      No, we had help. Our floors are Bruce hardwood. They have a super durable urethane coating. There’s no way we could have sanded that coating off without professional help. We hired a local flooring company. It took about three days to sand, stain and buff.

  3. […] for the dining room table.  Almost as soon as we started working on our living/dining room, I was ready to get a table.  When we moved from North Carolina nearly three years ago, we sold […]


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