Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Spring Cleaning, Rearranging and Redecorating My House

Front Room
Entry
  1. Finish Peg Rails for Girls room
  2. Move Bags to Girls Room
  3. Raise Peg Rails
  4. Find Cloth insert for wicker basket
  5. Sort shoes
  6. Clean entry windows
  7. Repair trim
  8. Paint doors
  9. Paint trim

Front room
  1. Clean couch
  2. Clean couch table
  3. Wash cedar box
  4. Wash leather couches
  5. Wash Shoe boxes
  6. Wash Foot rest
  7. Sweep and Vacuum
  8. Sort through extra books.
  9. Repair cloth on couches
  10. Make shelves for couch table
  11. Buy pillows for couches
  12. decorate back of couch bench
  13. Fill wood boxes
  14. organize and clean out Billy's
  15. Replace ceiling fan


Dinning Room
Dinning Room
  1. Wash Walls
  2. Wash Benches
  3. Wash Table
  4. Wash chairs
  5. Wash bar stools
  6. Wash table cloth
  7. Wash glass door
  8. Find places for two extra chairs
  9. put on new chair pads
  10. Replace blinds
  11. Replace ceiling fan
  12. Improve back of book shelve
  13. Wash cansiters
  14. Lid and fill canisters
  15. Organise Bookshelve
  16. Put clean dishes on long shelf
  17. Repair holes in wall
  18. paint
  19. Pictures



Master Room

Masterroom
  1. Replace blinds
  2. Make Headboard
  3. Buy Clothes bins
  4. Sort Laundry, Garbage, Mama's/Papa's, Misc.
  5. Organize closet
  6. Organize dressers
  7. Clean under bed
  8. Vacuum



Boys Room
Boys Room
  1. Sort Laundry, Garbage, Toys, Boys/Girls, Misc
  2. Vacuum
  3. Move furniture
  4. Set up garbage and laundry bins 
  5. Buy new bedding
  6. Make Artwork



Girls Room
Girls Room
  1. Sort Laundry, Garbage, Toys, Boys/Girls, Misc
  2. Vacuum
  3. Move furniture
  4. Set up garbage and laundry bins 
  5. Buy new bedding
  6. Make Artwork
Teen Room


Teen Room
  1. Sort Laundry, Garbage, Toys, Boys/Girls, Misc
  2. Vacuum
  3. Move furniture
  4. Set up garbage and laundry bins 
  5. Buy new bedding
  6. Make Artwork
  7. Buy/Make Vanity



Family Room
Family Room
  1. Sort Laundry, Garbage, Toys, Craft, Misc
  2. Mop
  3. Move furniture
  4. Set up garbage and laundry bins 
  5. Organize Bookshelves
  6. Organize Bins
  7. Set up blinds.
  8. Make Craft organizers
  9. Repair stove



Office
Office
  1. Sort, Laundry, Garbage, Dishes, Office, Homeschool, Toys, Misc
  2. Vacuum
  3. Move furniture
  4. Get/ find additional extension cords
  5. Set up Computers and Media
  6. Buy 3 new office chairs.
  7. Buy baby entertainment.
  8. Set up keyboard (or upstairs?)



Great Tree Planting and Care Information


Treelink.org has some wonderful Tree Care Posters.  I wanted to be able to find these posters easily and pin them so I am reposting them here on my blog.








Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Front Yard - English Garden - Curb Appeal - Plan


Summer 2012
  1. Plant bulbs
  2. Clean up yard.
  3. Sprout 6-8 shade bushes for front of house.
  4. Sprout vine plants for side chain link fence.
  5. Pull out front and back chain link.
  6. Map out post holes.
  7. Pay to have 20 post holes dug, 6 drilled in concrete.  Drill concrete post hole by back garden gate.  ($100-$300)
  8. Set posts in cement ($240.00 for 7 long posts, 12 short post and 7 post caps.  Additional cost for cement uncalculated.)
  9. Put up West side fence. ($95.00 1 large panel, 1 small panel)
  10. Put up East side fence. ($150.00 2 large panels, 1 small fence panels)
  11. Get new dogs.
  12. Put up front fence.$340 (14 picket panels)
  13. Put up front gates. (unknown cost)

Fall 2012
  1. Buy/ make 3-5 planters or pots for potted bushes.
  2. Plant vines and bushes.
  3. Remove cement stairs.
  4. Put up stairs and rails.

Winter 2013
  1. Buy new mailbox
  2. Install new mailbox
  3. Plan front garden.
  4. Sprout front garden plants.

Summer 2013
  1. Plant mint in daffdil garden.
  2. Put up Trellis and bench.
  3. Prepare front garden beds.
  4. Make garden boxes.
  5. Plant front garden plants.

Fall 2013
  1. Strip paint from front door.
  2. Paint front door blue.
  3. Buy storm door ($195.00)
  4. Paint storm door blue.
  5. Buy wood for shutters.
  6. Paint wood blue.
  7. Make shutters.
  8. Install shutters.
  9. Touch up shutters.
  10. Buy white trim for front door area.
  11. Paint front door trim.
  12. Install front trim.
Winter 2014
  1. Install new lights in the front yard. ($150)