Over the weekend we finally got the ceiling finished. This was not in our budget, but Hubby said it would be better to do it now. So we chose to do this instead of a new floor.
We are going to save money up and buy a new floor next Spring. Hubby put this up in the Laundry room and loved how it went up. Actually he was able to put this up by himself with alittle help from me with the really long boards.
This stuff is not cheap. We did the kitchen for about $600.00 and for us that is alot. I would love to do the living room in this, but there is no way. We figure it would cost about twice as much for that room. We do have some repairs we have to do to the livingroom ceiling, but that is another day. We do intend to do the bath when it comes time to redo it. The ceiling in there is small and should be about half of what it cost for the kitchen.
This is what our ceiling looked like before we put the boards up. In the corner you can see where the old cabinet was that Hubby took down.
Here is a closer look at it. I usually had to dust it off about four times a year. That is dust bunnies that you see in black. I have not cleaned it since May. You can see whoever put this stuff on the ceiling did a very bad job. It started out as circles and ended up just sloppy.
Now you see what the new ceiling looks like. So beautiful isn't it. We are not getting any money or products from Armstrong for saying this, but this stuff is great to put up.
We are taking a break from working on the kitchen for a few weeks. We ran into another problem with the cabinet doors. The new hinges I bought will not fit. We tried to buy new ones, but could not find any that would fit. We have old cabinets and the way they are made is different than most. So, Hubby has to cut into all the cabinet doors to put the new hinges in.
We both agreed that we need a break from this kitchen, so we are going to do that and take a needed rest and get refresh to finish it later.
It seems that the kitchen is really looking country too.