The Never Ending Home Improvement List

This is a running list of all the things I’d like to do, am currently doing, and have done to our house since the beginning of this blog.

Living Room- read about the before here

  • Update all art
  • Paint mirror- Read about it here
  • Decorate the Mantle- IN PROGRESS
  • Build Built-ins
  • Change Window Treatments– read about that here
  • Find a comfy chair at Goodwill and Reupholster
  • Add chair rail
  • Add Drum Shade
  • Accessorize/ decorate fireplace mantle- Read about that here

Dining Room

  • Update art
  • Reupholster Chairs
  • Paint Chairs

Half Bath

  • Add Art read about that here
  • Add mirror


  • Paint
  • touch up cabinets
  • Replace overall lighting
  • Add over sink lighting
  • Add art
  • Cut molding over sink
  • Replace broken glass

Laundry Nook

  • Paint
  • Paint Cabinets
  • Rethink shelving
  • Better Lighting


  • Reorganize- IN PROGRESS
  • Paint cabinets

The entire first floor also needs molding added to the floors, crown molding, and the ceiling touched up.


  • Paint
  • Add molding
  • Add art
  • DIY lighting

Kennedy’s Room

  • Add Art
  • Make better toy storage Read about that here

Our Room

  • Add art over bed- I am thinking our initials
  • Add art by the door- personal momentos IN PROGRESS
  • DIY oversized mirror
  • Add storage shelving over vanity and desk
  • Frame our diplomas and put them over the desk
  • Refinish Dresser read about that here

Upstairs Bath- this room is the worst! Read about it here.

  • Sand, and paint and add Wainscoting-IN PROGRESS
  • Paint Cabinet-IN PROGRESS
  • Update mirror-IN PROGRESS
  • Update Lighting-IN PROGRESS
  • add storage over toilet-IN PROGRESS
  • tile floor-IN PROGRESS -Read about it here and here
  • Hang towel rods-IN PROGRESS


  • Clean the Beast out! IN PROGRESS
  • Paint
  • Build a work bench


  • Paint
  • Properly set up patio
  • Paint door

2 thoughts on “The Never Ending Home Improvement List

  1. When we finally get our next fixer-upper dream house I’m going to have to keep this blog organizing idea in mind! Renovators are such creative people on many levels. Good luck with all your projects!

    • Thanks! I read through your blog and it appears you are on quite an adventure. Our house is nice enough, but it has no history. We live right down the road the road from New Orleans and I can’t imagine anything more exciting than getting my hands on one of those broken down shotgun homes. Oh the possibilities!

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