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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

ORC Week 4– The Mr. Does Demo

I know, we should have been doing demo in week 2, but here we are.

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This is where I shamefully tell you that I did very little work on the bathroom this week. The bulk of the work was shouldered by Mr. Decor. For the millionth time I will once again say how grateful I am for a handy husband.

He removed the old, spray painted faucet…

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…and discovered previous workmanship that literally “cut corners”.

A standard 36” sink had been made to fit the 35” inch space by cutting out the drywall and shoving the sink in.

The rest of the sink top was removed. 

Luckily my husband does things the right way and he has ordered a custom sink top that will fit appropriately.  

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Next, he carefully removed the old mirror.

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He was successful in leaving the mirror all in one piece. As I type this he is patching the walls and preparing to paint the vanity. #imaveryluckygirl #mrdecoristhebomb

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So what was my role in all this? I went to the hardware store as often as he needed me to, served up delicious meals and continued slogging through final exams and research papers.

Here’s what’s left that’s making me bite my nails to the quick:

Week 5

Install the new sink.

Install the new faucet, bathroom tissue holder and hand towel bar.

Select and hang a new mirror.

Create a white Roman window shade.

Select and hang artwork

Decorate and photograph the space for the Week 6 reveal.ORC

I think I can.



Stacey said...

You and I are in the same's our project but our precious husbands shoulder much of the responsibility. That's marriage though with a good amount of give and take. Hang in there friend.

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

How fabulous he is able to do so much, I know it is going to look amazing.

Christine said...

You are my kind of support person, too.
Keep plugging away at those exams and papers!
Oh, good job on the meals, too.

Lisa said...

Well you'll be up at bat soon enough! Team work makes the dream work...the decorating dream.;-)

Vel Criste said...

'Yuck' it is, but Progress still! I don't even know what to share with my ORC for tomorrow!

Eilis said...

You (both) are really getting there. Looking forward to the big reveal.

Finding Grace Interiors said...

Yes you can, and it is going to look amazing when is done!! You are very lucky to have such a handy hubby. What a great team!

Pat@Life At Lydias House said...

Good for you for delegating! In case you don't already know, Mr Décor is definitely a keeper! I am confident you will come through with flying colors!!

Blondie's Journal said...

He's my hero!!! :)


mollie's mom said...

I just love the inspiration board for this. It will be amazing once the ugly part is over :)

Carol Damasco said...

We are lucky to both have handy husbands to execute our projects/design visions for us! :) Your bathroom is going to look great. {Carol @ CAD INTERIORS}

Auntie Em said...

I think he got the easy part of the bargain! lol Hope all went well with your papers.
It is always interesting to do some demolition on someone else's home. The things lurking behind plaster and a few boards can be so scary! It would have been easier in the first place to to and get the sink cut down or to buy one that fit. I will never understand the reasoning behind some folks construction theories.
Can't wait to see the finished bath. It will look so great in the colours you have chosen to go with your family room. It really will be a little pearl. :)