I’ve been using Pinterest to list my 2013 home projects. It’s been fun to go through all of my pins (which I categorize by rooms) and then moving a few to another board, when I finally decide it’s a project I want to tackle. Here’s a few of the items I have on my list:
Board and Batten:
I’d seen board and batten on several blogs before we even closed on our house, and knew I needed to add some to the entry hallway. I especially like the tutorial on Centsational Girl.
In our dining area, I’d like to add some bookcases that look built-in. Just-a-Girl added crown molding and extra details that took Ikea Billy Bookcases and made them look custom. I’d like some cupboard doors on ours to offer additional storage.
Paint the Kitchen Cabinets:
Our cabinets are rather dull and are likely a DIY project from the previous owners. We need to repair them; and just today I had a carpenter over to get quotes on replacing the fronts of the cabinets, along with the drawers. If we paint them ourselves, I’ll follow the lead of Young House Love.
I know that all three of these seem like big projects, but then I go back and look at what we have completed from my 2013 Project board. Check this out!
Stenciling the Dining Room and Hall:
As seen on Jones Design and Centsational Girl, I became obsessed with a punchy stencil pattern to use on an accent wall. This was completed mid January!
Feed Sack Bulletin Board:
Also inspired by Jones Design, I liked the idea of covering a bulletin board with a feed sack. I used a bright green to work in with our kitchen.