Sunday, September 28, 2008

How I Spent the Weekend

This weekend we repainted the kitchen and put down a new floor.

I am tired.


Blogger Happyflower said...

cool! What kind of floor is that? I need to redo our floor but I think there are several layers to remove though.

7:13 PM  
Blogger Leslie said...

Wow! I'm in awe. That floor is beautiful (and the kids are pretty fabulous too!)

9:21 PM  
Blogger greg rappleye said...

The floor is made up of those peel-and-stick linoleum squares--so it was not expensive, less than $100--but actually does look (and feel) like wood.

A couple of the edges do look like a poet put them in, but I am pretty pleased with how easy this was to do.

It took approximately 6 hours of fairly steady work.

6:43 AM  
Blogger Tania Rochelle said...

Cute kid! I want his t-shirt.

8:20 AM  
Blogger Happyflower said...

Wow, it seems like the way to go because a big piece of linoleum is too overwhelming for me as a beginner. But I think I could handle the squares, because if you mess up you can always use another square.
I like your choice too, with pets and kids, it doesn't show the dirt as much as my white floor! haha!

10:39 AM  
Blogger The Weaver of Grass said...

You appear to have some small helpers here, Greg!

10:43 AM  
Blogger Ron Slate said...

I just called Marge's Donut Den and ordered a shirt. Ask for Becky. 50/50 poly/cotton, "they don't shrink." 616-532-7413.

3:28 PM  
Blogger Happyflower said...

Yeah! I went to Home Depot to look around and found those squares, they sure have changed from the one's I remember. They look like real tile or wood. amazing! I think I am going to just put it on top of the stuff I have already. I can use a big deep connector to connect the wood floors to the kitchen floor. Eventually I will become a step! lol
Plus I bought some pet resistant screens to replace mine with, never done it before, but I have seen it done, and the lady told me how in the store. There is nothing like a handy type women with a tool belt and all. haha!

3:41 PM  
Blogger Hannah said...

that's so cute! i want to come home.

4:01 PM  

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