Home To Do

I've decided to put together a listy list of things I would like to and need to be done and thanks to Young House Love I feel a bit better about how to create my list. It's really been overwhelming and I'm looking forward to striking out items on my list in the coming year.

Learn to Simplify New Year's Goals for 2013

Inspiration images found at love it, Backyards 
  •     Keep Rose bushes trimmed

To Do:
  • Determine what to replace the rose bushes with {thinking maybe a seating area}
  • Find a practical, but aesthetically pleasing mailbox 
  • Paint the door and Window Trim {not sure color yet}
  • Fix lock on screen door

Inspiration images found at Danish Living

+ painted the walls {PB by Behr}
+ IKEA curtains hung
+ Hang mcm style wicker flower mirror in entry
+ Purchased a used purple sectional
+ Sold mini chase to sectional
+ IKEA TV stand {on sale} assembled
+ flatscreen TV
clean microfiber couch with vinegar {completed 12/08/12
+ bought IKEA TJUSIG coat rack to replace Wardrobe 

+ Gallery wall above the armless couch / sectional piece
+ DIY MCM bench like this post 
+ Plants faux or real
+ Cardboard letters M-C-M wrapped in yarn
+ Create a arrow / chevron mobile ???
+ sell one-arm chase
+ buy IKEA Strandmon Wing Chair $279 once sectional is sold
+ DIY Tray with stones for shoes

+ Hang Family Photos
  1/19 I started a small bin so as I find family photos they will all be in one location.
+ Paint walls Vapor by Martha Stewart

Inspiration images found at Danish Kitchen   

+ Replaced light bulbs with energy efficient ones 
+ Painted walls Embellished Blue by Behr
+ IKEA curtains Installed they have been moved to the Living Room

+ Cork board for meals Installed
+ Purchased owl spoon rest for on top of the stove 
+ Purchased spice jars from IKEA
+ Painted Window Wall Endive by Martha Stewart 
+ Hung New Curtains from Marshall's
+ Moved Rug & 50s table to Kitchen from Dining Room

+ Have a Scandinavian design style
+ Paint Cabinet walls Endive by Martha Stewart
+ Add a window treatment above sink
+ Design and build a custom island
+ Add Scandinavian flower petal design somewhere
+ Hang EKBY GALLO IKEA wall shelves on window wall
+ Etch spice names onto glass jars
+ Purchase this metal dish drainer
+ Hang plants from windows
+ DIY cooking spray 

Half Bath
+ hung curtain / shower curtain & rod 
+ hung mcm spice rack for hand towel 
+ hung a new mirror {$1 at a yard sale} 
+ painted walls PB by Behr 
+ hung IKEA picture ledge and bath knob above toilet 
+ replaced caibnet hardware with glass knobs 
+ bought a new mirror $9 with some art deco flair. + hung artwork from MARSHALS' 
+ bought ENUDDEN towel rail, tp holder and BAREN glass shelf 

+ hang the new towel rail, tp holder and glass shelf.
+ add accents in Yellow
+ replace vanity with a larger one
+ add a more thermal curtain to keep bathroom less chilled
+ repaint either Nimbus Cloud or Vapor by Martha Stewart
+ Buy Eeps - lasercut birch ply tree decorations

Inspiration images found at Danish Dining

+ Walls painted pb by Behr
+ Frameless Mirror Hung
+ Retro Flower Mirror Hung
+ White Formica Dining Table set up with heirpin legs from another table

+ Add a more eye catching light fixture / pendant
+ Paint Triangle mcm stencil on back wall to create a focal point
+ Paint design with Marath Stewart Colors: Araucana Teal, Vapor, Nimbus Cloud & Endive
+ Purchase & Hang IKEA LACK Shelves
+ Create a vignette to display on LACK Shelves
+ Sell elliptical to make room for table {posted on craigslist as of 01/31/13}
+ Add "fresh" phrase above frameless mirror

Laundry room {pin board}
desired look above from View Along the way

+ painted two walls {need to be touched up}
+ hung window curtain
+ hung shower curved rod & shower curtain
+ hung above the toilet cabinet

+ replace washer and dryer with stackable
+ Paint walls a Martha Stewart coordinating color
+ remove current vanities and replace with IKEA cabinets with drawers
+ sell current mirrors and replace with mirrored storage vanities
+ add built-ins next to the washer & dryer
+ hang some art
+ purchase and hang toilet paper holder

Inspiration images found at dreaming of mcm
  •     painted two walls lemon twist by Benjamin Moore
  •     hung a second clothes rod in closet
  •     donated unworn clothes
  •     bought a dresser that will work as my dressing table
  •     bought a danish style jewelry box
  •     bought a art deco style water bowl for my dog
  •     moved sewing and crafting items to office
  •     Hung art on walls {12/18/12}
  •     Complete Bedroom Over haul {12/18/12}
  •     Bought 2 pair of vintage curtains {12/19/12}
To Do:
    Office / Guest Room / Home Gym {pin board }
    Look and feel desired from via Shelterness

     + Buy a MCM Desk {02/09/13}
    + Hang Rat Pack Poster Art
    + Remove Wall at closet
    + Buy 2 PAX Wardrobe for new closet
    + Remove Built Ins
    + Purchase a couch bed for guest
    + Add Art Work
    + Move IKEA Mirror
    + Add Curtains
    +  Reupholster Steelcase chair
    + Decide on a  color scheme

      Guest Bath  {pin board}
        •     removed above the toilet cabinet 
        •     add temp floor shelf for morning routine items
        •    hung gold shelf for my radio {12/23/12} 
        •    bought shower caddies
        To Do:
        •     paint wall a mint color
        •     sell overhead lighting
        •     buya pair of Savern wall sconce from IKEA $20
        •     buy circle mirror VANNA or KLAJA from IKEA
        •     DIY skin brightening toner
        •     hang IKEA GRUNDTAL towel hanger
        Basement {pin board} Done:
        •     Filled missing mortar on Stair Wall
        •     Organized Pantry
        •     Organized extra Beauty & Toiletry Products
        •     Mortered stair wall {Dec '12}
        •     Bought dry-lock
        •     bought a work bench
        To Do:
        •     Fill Missing Morter on HVAC Wall
        •     Stair Wall - Dry Lock Paint
        •     HVAC Wall - Dry Lock Paint
        •     DIY workbench with Formica Table Top
        •     Vacuum dust bunnies from ceiling 
        •     Add insulation in ceiling
        Backyard  {pin board } Done:
        •     Weed
        •     Keep Lawn mowed (neighbor kids takes care of this)
        To Do:  
        Local Shops to Visit Modern Mobler   313 Georgia Ave NW, WDC (between FERN & GERANIUM Streets NW), Less than 3 miles off of 495 either Exit 30 into Silver Spring / Colesville Rd or Exit 31 into DC via Georgia Ave NW In the Takoma area of DC, just north of Walter Reed near Cache in the Attic  106 S Market St. Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 717-697-0212 Wed - Sat 10-4   Pennsbury Antique Mall  Reading PA Chadds Ford Route 1 Basement booth 51   (570)-205-0873 Sat & Sun 10-4 Woodburn's New Used 3127 Spring Rd. Carlisle, Pa 17013 Corner of Spring rd. & Wolf Bridge Thur & Fri 10am-6pm SAT 10am-4pm SUN 12pm-4pm MON, TUE & WED CLOSED page updated 02/01/2013

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