Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Well, it is a holiday!

Goodness me, one week without blogging and guess what: they have thrown everything in the blender to make something new! Ah well, I will learn I guess. The past week was a busy week. What with Corona we thought we might as well do some upgrades to the house. Well, to two bedrooms anyway. My parents' room was getting new carpet and my room was getting completely redone. 

You have seen the end of the wallpaper (everything is creamy white now). You have seen the end of the dividing wall. You have seen the end of the carpet. But last week the new carpet arrived. And I put up a new storage unit. It was a struggle with the wardrobes, but they are in now and with enough room for my clothes. At the moment. 

Going through the photos then. The top photo you have seen before. It was the old situation, brown and small and old. Not nice at all. The second photo shows the carpet going in. It might look as if it is a bit of a mess, but I can tell you: that carpet man was fast and very good. 

The third photo shows how it was after the carpet man left. Bed upended, left over carpet in the corner. We were allowed in, but had to wait three hours before we could vacuum. And we could only start rearranging stuff after vacuuming had been done.

The first thing to find its new place in the room is the guest bed. It is a single bed, very heavy due to the motor and has to be in the room as there is no room elsewhere in the house. Even after all of the clearing we have done in recent times. 

Then it was time for the wardrobes. One on either side of the room. Next was my bed. It was put the right way up again and somehow we found all the mattresses and covers and stuff for it. It was spread out all over the attic.

Following that was the turn of the new furniture that I had to put together. Two small storage units that were to be used as bedside tables and a bigger one to hold stuff. (I bought a third small one later on as well)
The area 'behind the curtain' was next to be filled. Stuff belonging to my parents and stuff belonging to me all found there place. The curtain rails are up, but my mum hasn't started on the curtains yet, although I have bought the fabric. It will look all nice and tidy once it is up. 


  1. Hari OM
    Phew - I was, last night as going to bed, saying to myself we have't seen anything from the Netherlands for a while... and here you are, all spruced up and ship shape looking!!! I think that room is very pretty and filled with light and the love it took to make it that way. Looking forward to seeing your curtaining.

    Meanwhile, back at The Hutch, things are pretty much the same, which is a great relief... YAM xx

  2. Very ambitious.
    I once got up form my chair.
    I went all of the ay to the kitchen.
    Of course, I needed a rest afterward.
    :) :) :)

  3. It looks like the room renovation is coming along nicely.

  4. Incredible how much work is involved with just one room.

  5. Het ziet er prachtig uit! We komen gauw eens langs om het te bekijken.

  6. You three are making good use of your time at home!!
    Hugs Cecilia

  7. Ooooo, a cozy new nest for you and Miss O. Looks like all the hard work has paid off, too. peace, janice


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