March 1st marks 6 years in the house! Its gone by so fast! It’s time to check in on the Total Home Makeover Progress!
This last year was a HUGE year in the Total Home Makeover of the house formally known as The Oak Abode. We had some MAJOR changes, and it feels like a totally new house! There’s still a lot left to do, but I can safely say that I think we are more than halfway done with the Total Home Makeover.
In case you missed seeing the Oak Abode before, here is what it looked like before we started anything. And here is a recap of what all we got finished in Year One, Year Two, Year Three, Year Four & Year Five!
So let’s check out everything that got updated/repaired in the last year!
We also added large, recessed outlets with USB ports to meet all of our bedside table electrical needs. I love recessed outlets because they allow you to move your furniture right up to the baseboards. It was a simple and easy project that only took about an hour to complete.
I found a cleaning routine that really works!
We built a Farmhouse Style Custom Vent Hood that is a total showstopper in the kitchen!
Here’s what’s left of the Total Home Makeover To Do List:
- Front Yard Landscaping/Hardscaping
- Back Yard Landscaping/Hardscaping
- Dining Room Remodel ~ Just about done!
- Final Touches to Master Bathroom
- Add Wood Floors to the Rest of the House & Refinish With Darker Stain – Happening next week!
- Update Staircase & Railings
- Replace Windows
- Add Plantation Shutters/Shades
- Case All Windows – Maybe a 2020 project?
- Finish Attic to Media Room Conversion
- Add Additional Windows
If you follow along with the Stacy’s Savings Weekly Savings Challenge, that money that I save goes towards furnishings & house stuff too, which is in addition to our house projects savings account. This year, I’m going to use it for kitchen organization items and replacement of old kitchen stuff we got 17 years ago when we got married.
So that’s the State of the House at year six. We have a few items on our to do list for this year, but nothing like the last year. We need to replenish our funds before any additional large projects can be done. However, I have a couple of small updates that I’m excited to get started! I’m also going to focus more on getting back to the Konmari Method, simplifying, and organizing our house this year.
Check out all of the Stacy’s Savings Total Home Makeover posts here!