This is standing in front of the bay window in the living room looking at the ceiling (the little window goes to our 2nd floor):
The pocket doors now glide smoothly and are completely removable thanks to new hardware installed by Phillips Renovation (brilliant)! Now looking from the living room (hi pocket doors)through the study into the guest bathroom:
If you ever stay over, this is the guest bedroom (we promise it will be cleaner):
Looking out the front door, note the soffit hiding our ductwork:
They even refinished the whole coat closet so we have a nice smooth ceiling and walls! This is the kitchen looking out the back door:
Notice that the kitchen ceiling isn't drywalled? That's because it's supposed to get plywood...all the better to attach a pressed tin ceiling to it! (Cross your fingers with me that works out). The master bedroom with the French doors:
And the "loft"in the master bedroom. You might notice the beam at the top that is currently covered in drywall. That was one of the few "oops-es". That is supposed to be exposed. It will end up that way. Carolyn said they'd rip off the drywall before the refinishers take over!
Are you scratching your head in awe and amazement at that whole thing getting done on a Sunday? Yeah, we were too! But we had plenty of our own work to do! Eric and I spent the day attempting to finish the exterior painting. We got the whole back of the house done and looking spiffy (we had to live up to the promise of the new iron railing). I worked the sides and eaves. Of course, by the time we were done it was too dark for photos, but here's E hard at work at the peak of the house: