The long hallway renovated, and then considered as a skinny art gallery.
Tiled floor with inset carpet. And, of course, hanging pictures. The Dining Room became the prototype for much that followed.
Featuring a wild carpet and decorative tile borders, the Living Room is where I perfected a number of techniques, including roller on a stick for painting my cathedral ceiling, and tile borders to adjust for embedded carpets of varying sizes.
The alcove has an even wilder carpet with cooler decorative tile borders, plus miniature versions of the living room carpet appear in front of the computer and at the approach to the hallway.
Areas that are now repainted, refloored, refurbished and redecorated. In short, they're finished. For now, anyway.
Or the abolition of curtains. I realized I don't really like curtains, I would rather see out and have more light come in. But then there's winter, when even in Southern Cal you need some insulation, and places where you don't want people to see in. Here's my solutions.
The great mosaic project, inspired by my visit to Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Moving on to rooms that have plumbing. The guest bathroom was one project that did have to be done on-time, since I had company coming, and they would need a bathroom of their own, where everything worked.
Redoing the Master Bedroom begins with moving my sleeping area to the Studio, then I begin the actual work on the Master Bedroom itself. I rebuild its bookcase, and three years later I fix at least some of the master bathroom.
Or: Landscaping Counts Too. The front yard begins to have a new look.