So, remember just a few days ago when I was making progress in my scrapbooking, and summer was humming along in a nice, unstructured way that I love so much? Ah, the simpler days!
Here's what the last few days have brought at our house:
Then everything was sprayed with bleach, and the following day painted with Kilz. (Sadly, I'm very familiar with this process, since our first house was completely destroyed by flood during tropical storm Allison, back in 2001.) Here's what the destruction looks like after the Kilz:
But the truth is, we've been through much worse! This doesn't compare with spending the night in the attic, with an eleven-month old infant, as the flood waters rose around us. Not even close! After something like that, this just seems like an annoyance. But still, I admit it is not how I planned to spend my summer, nor is it something we planned for financially. But does anyone really plan for a calamity?
On the bright side ('cause there's gotta be one), I get a new laundry room and a new bathroom. Here's what I'm dreaming of:
(Laundry room pics from Hardhat & Heels; bathroom designed by Nate Berkus -- I do love me some Nate!)
So a new journey begins, one filled with insurance adjusters, contractors, and tile selections. (The tile part may actually be fun.) I'll keep you posted!
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