This weekend was a bit action packed and a bit relaxing. For months now I’m been toying with the idea of re-doing our kitchen floor.
Our floors in the kitchen are nothing to write home about. They were wood, but full of water stains, uneven color and yes when Bear was a puppy he decided to chew through the floor:
For months I went back and forth with what I wanted to do. I loved the idea of white penny tiles, but hated the amount of $$$ it would take to make that happen. Then I thought of painting them, but that seemed like a really long and hard home project and since it’s impossible to get oil based paint in NY I didn’t want to settle for another paint that would chip off easily.
A couple of weeks ago after hours of research and trips to home improvement stores I bit the bullet and got some paint!
Here is the before:
Check out where everything in the kitchen went:
Dining Room: You can even see a peek of our headboard thats to get upstairs and get covered along with the rest of the bed and our cabinet doors that come off in order to paint some trim. Pretty, right?
We started at around 10pm on Friday night and went to bed around 1 am. Then back up at 7 am and we worked did an additional coat before we left for the shore.
Here is a bit at the after:
Bear had to check it out and give his approval:
*Some of you may remember, but my kitchen walls actually use to be that color, which means a couple of weeks ago in preparation for the floor paint I had to repaint all of the walls in the kitchen!
DIY steps for painting a kitchen floor tomorrow.