Green with Envy

Kevin Cleaning Up

So it’s bright green.  To be specific, it’s Behr’s ultra premium super duper paint & primer in one color matched to new grass green by Glidden.  If people are interested (I totally sure you are not), I can go get the formula off of the paint can.  I love it.  It’s really cheerful and there’s not a whole lot of wall in here anyway.  The giant wall behind Kevin is going to be home to the family “command center” – so you are not going to see a whole lot of green there either.  That probably won’t get done until 2013 in reality though.  But we both love the green.

Checklistmania:

  • Prime, paint, and seal the cabinets. (we opted to not seal)
  • Buy new hardware and add it to the cabinets (duh)
  • Paint the walls and ceiling
  • Re-do the countertop (either paint or re-laminate)
  • Re-redo the countertop again (surprise surprise!)
  • Replace the floor
  • Finally finish installing the big light (it needs a sealing gasket thing installed, but we couldn’t find it for awhile lol)
  • Replace the under cabinet light
  • Find a permanent solution for the trash and recycle bins (on our way!)
  • Make the upper corner shelf open shelving (just have to add the shelves back in – more on that later)
  • Paint the new open shelving in the corner
  • Possibly replace the above-window light
  • Add some sort of curtains to the window and the door
  • Strip and repair the doors to the outside and to the basement
  • Paint the doors to the outside and the basement
  • Bright high gloss white paint on the trim and doors
  • Create a family command center on the big open wall that includes a calendar, mail center, meal planner, and anything else we may find useful.
  • Add a light in the little nook where the doors are?
  • Decorate.
  • Enjoy.
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