But for now, there are only updated appliances and colors that do not yet match the house:
As you can see, we bought new, stainless appliances. AND I PAINTED THINGS CRAZY COLORS. But I like them, so poo on you. Apparently, no one else does. Although Tony indulges me and says things like, "it's your kitchen." Which is ever so true. Plus, I keep pointing out to everyone, including myself (yes, I can see that nothing matches right now, but I have a vision, okay?), that the countertops and the sink and the linoleum will all be replaced in due time with something better. That's part 2.
Part 3 is where we rip out the wall that is opposite the counters in the photograph. We will add an island with improved storage space and that will allow light from the kitchen to filter through to the living room, which currently has a dungeon-esque feel to it.
And then, if the colors still look wonky, I will repaint. I really like the blue, and I love the combination of blue and green, but the green I chose pulls out all the yellow in the wood and the linoleum and the counter and the sink. If that doesn't change when those other things are replaced, I will likely choose a sage green and repaint.
In other news, we are also working on our back yard. Here is Tony with what I like to call "the testosterone launcher":
Which is really just a stump grinder, rented for that express purpose. But Tony was giddy and felt all manly for like, a week afterwards, funny guy. Buster whined, and did not think it was cool that Tony had a big machine that shot cedar chips forty feet in the air and he DID NOT get to play with it. I can only imagine how I would explain to my boss that I had to take the day off to clean up ground remains of my lovable pooch from the backyard.
Here's a little Buster love to assure you that he is still alive:And still possessed, of course.