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2013 2013 2013 <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-3ufOIRcMDrE/Uhgd251clpI/AAAAAAAANe0/2I2qCT8BP3Y/s1600/1a.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-3ufOIRcMDrE/Uhgd251clpI/AAAAAAAANe0/2I2qCT8BP3Y/s400/1a.jpg" width="333" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">The carpet in our house is really unbearable - <i>especially </i>the stairs.<br /><br /><a name='more'></a><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-sF1jyHZBeTQ/Uhgd_DuaDWI/AAAAAAAANe8/FqmOLPo4oxU/s1600/1a+Collage.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="366" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-sF1jyHZBeTQ/Uhgd_DuaDWI/AAAAAAAANe8/FqmOLPo4oxU/s400/1a+Collage.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">So over this rainy week (while Marc was away on business) - I took that yucky, crap carpet on the stairs <b><i>out !!!!</i></b></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-QMVrJ5p7xVg/UhgeS3QSsII/AAAAAAAANfE/a8DUBFipMGM/s1600/2.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-QMVrJ5p7xVg/UhgeS3QSsII/AAAAAAAANfE/a8DUBFipMGM/s400/2.jpg" width="306" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">A woven berber that was so stained, dirty and flat. We agreed with the landlord that we could find a new runner for that worn, high traffic area of the house.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-1pMCMuHZ3Ek/Uhge55kFJEI/AAAAAAAANfU/D5dz7cB5U5o/s1600/Painted+Stairs+033.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="266" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-1pMCMuHZ3Ek/Uhge55kFJEI/AAAAAAAANfU/D5dz7cB5U5o/s400/Painted+Stairs+033.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">I wasn't sure exactly what I would find under there but anything was better than dirty old carpet. Unfortunately, the pine was moldy and had paint over-spray, dirt and debris from construction under there. I swept it....</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-dwmg3mwePvM/UhgfZymG45I/AAAAAAAANfc/J7vQqOCRirI/s1600/Painted+Stairs+027.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="266" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-dwmg3mwePvM/UhgfZymG45I/AAAAAAAANfc/J7vQqOCRirI/s400/Painted+Stairs+027.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">bleached washed and sanded all of the wood then once it was all dry - I used Bin primer to paint the whole thing.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-fEmUETLtug4/UhgfqKhiwMI/AAAAAAAANfk/gdgcifCtpBA/s1600/5.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-fEmUETLtug4/UhgfqKhiwMI/AAAAAAAANfk/gdgcifCtpBA/s400/5.jpg" width="251" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Then I coated the stairs with a Lowe's color called Artichoke. I will have more time to shop for carpet runners when school starts but until then - this feels much cleaner - even though it is just a pine and plywood staircase.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-d-cNt7B748g/UhggQravzJI/AAAAAAAANfs/M8S3Mq_7ugM/s1600/3.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-d-cNt7B748g/UhggQravzJI/AAAAAAAANfs/M8S3Mq_7ugM/s400/3.jpg" width="277" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">I washed down the walls and repainted the white baseboards. I <b><span style="color: red;">d</span></b><a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2013/04/blacken-orange-tone-wood.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: red;">arkened the orange tint oak</span></b></a>&nbsp;hand rails a little to match the wood floors.<br />I am <b>so much happier</b>.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-U-8my7-EUII/Uhggn3E5pyI/AAAAAAAANf0/agUf0Wymgvs/s1600/4.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-U-8my7-EUII/Uhggn3E5pyI/AAAAAAAANf0/agUf0Wymgvs/s400/4.jpg" width="341" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Marc and the kids even like it better.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Anything is better than gross carpet!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-zkuF2j5sMng/Uhghnqa_fVI/AAAAAAAANf8/6IkRXSuWc8o/s1600/2a+Collage.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="392" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-zkuF2j5sMng/Uhghnqa_fVI/AAAAAAAANf8/6IkRXSuWc8o/s640/2a+Collage.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Crisp and clean stairs - at last!<br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-OsRfdFGcfDU/Uhgj5z5SK7I/AAAAAAAANgQ/g2sI1clq3cw/s1600/1.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-OsRfdFGcfDU/Uhgj5z5SK7I/AAAAAAAANgQ/g2sI1clq3cw/s400/1.jpg" width="295" /></a></div><a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2013/08/own-vs-rent-home.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: red;">Renting</span></b></a>...sigh!<br /><br />Sharing with - <b><a href="http://www.keepingitsimplecrafts.com/2013/08/motivate-me-monday-188.html" target="_blank">Keeping It Simple</a>, <a href="http://knickoftimeinteriors.blogspot.com/2013/08/knick-of-time-tuesday-101.html?utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=feed&amp;utm_campaign=Feed:" target="_blank">Knick of Time</a>, <a href="http://confessionsofaplateaddict.blogspot.com/2013/08/please-join-me-for-scoop-81.html" target="_blank">The Scoop</a>, <a href="http://www.cozylittlehouse.com/2013/08/tweak-it-tuesday-53.html?showComment=1377568683184" target="_blank">Cozy Little House</a></b></div> <!-- BLOGHER ADS Begin supplemental 970 ad --><script src="http://ads.blogherads.com/96/9634/970.js" type="text/javascript"></script><!-- End supplemental 970 ad --> <br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-3ufOIRcMDrE/Uhgd251clpI/AAAAAAAANe0/2I2qCT8BP3Y/s1600/1a.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-3ufOIRcMDrE/Uhgd251clpI/AAAAAAAANe0/2I2qCT8BP3Y/s400/1a.jpg" width="333" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">The carpet in our house is really unbearable - <i>especially </i>the stairs.<br /><br /><a name='more'></a><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-sF1jyHZBeTQ/Uhgd_DuaDWI/AAAAAAAANe8/FqmOLPo4oxU/s1600/1a+Collage.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="366" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-sF1jyHZBeTQ/Uhgd_DuaDWI/AAAAAAAANe8/FqmOLPo4oxU/s400/1a+Collage.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">So over this rainy week (while Marc was away on business) - I took that yucky, crap carpet on the stairs <b><i>out !!!!</i></b></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-QMVrJ5p7xVg/UhgeS3QSsII/AAAAAAAANfE/a8DUBFipMGM/s1600/2.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-QMVrJ5p7xVg/UhgeS3QSsII/AAAAAAAANfE/a8DUBFipMGM/s400/2.jpg" width="306" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">A woven berber that was so stained, dirty and flat. We agreed with the landlord that we could find a new runner for that worn, high traffic area of the house.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-1pMCMuHZ3Ek/Uhge55kFJEI/AAAAAAAANfU/D5dz7cB5U5o/s1600/Painted+Stairs+033.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="266" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-1pMCMuHZ3Ek/Uhge55kFJEI/AAAAAAAANfU/D5dz7cB5U5o/s400/Painted+Stairs+033.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">I wasn't sure exactly what I would find under there but anything was better than dirty old carpet. Unfortunately, the pine was moldy and had paint over-spray, dirt and debris from construction under there. I swept it....</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-dwmg3mwePvM/UhgfZymG45I/AAAAAAAANfc/J7vQqOCRirI/s1600/Painted+Stairs+027.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="266" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-dwmg3mwePvM/UhgfZymG45I/AAAAAAAANfc/J7vQqOCRirI/s400/Painted+Stairs+027.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">bleached washed and sanded all of the wood then once it was all dry - I used Bin primer to paint the whole thing.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-fEmUETLtug4/UhgfqKhiwMI/AAAAAAAANfk/gdgcifCtpBA/s1600/5.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-fEmUETLtug4/UhgfqKhiwMI/AAAAAAAANfk/gdgcifCtpBA/s400/5.jpg" width="251" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Then I coated the stairs with a Lowe's color called Artichoke. I will have more time to shop for carpet runners when school starts but until then - this feels much cleaner - even though it is just a pine and plywood staircase.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-d-cNt7B748g/UhggQravzJI/AAAAAAAANfs/M8S3Mq_7ugM/s1600/3.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-d-cNt7B748g/UhggQravzJI/AAAAAAAANfs/M8S3Mq_7ugM/s400/3.jpg" width="277" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">I washed down the walls and repainted the white baseboards. I <b><span style="color: red;">d</span></b><a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2013/04/blacken-orange-tone-wood.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: red;">arkened the orange tint oak</span></b></a>&nbsp;hand rails a little to match the wood floors.<br />I am <b>so much happier</b>.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-U-8my7-EUII/Uhggn3E5pyI/AAAAAAAANf0/agUf0Wymgvs/s1600/4.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-U-8my7-EUII/Uhggn3E5pyI/AAAAAAAANf0/agUf0Wymgvs/s400/4.jpg" width="341" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Marc and the kids even like it better.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Anything is better than gross carpet!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-zkuF2j5sMng/Uhghnqa_fVI/AAAAAAAANf8/6IkRXSuWc8o/s1600/2a+Collage.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="392" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-zkuF2j5sMng/Uhghnqa_fVI/AAAAAAAANf8/6IkRXSuWc8o/s640/2a+Collage.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">Crisp and clean stairs - at last!<br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-OsRfdFGcfDU/Uhgj5z5SK7I/AAAAAAAANgQ/g2sI1clq3cw/s1600/1.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-OsRfdFGcfDU/Uhgj5z5SK7I/AAAAAAAANgQ/g2sI1clq3cw/s400/1.jpg" width="295" /></a></div><a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2013/08/own-vs-rent-home.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: red;">Renting</span></b></a>...sigh!<br /><br />Sharing with - <b><a href="http://www.keepingitsimplecrafts.com/2013/08/motivate-me-monday-188.html" target="_blank">Keeping It Simple</a>, <a href="http://knickoftimeinteriors.blogspot.com/2013/08/knick-of-time-tuesday-101.html?utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=feed&amp;utm_campaign=Feed:" target="_blank">Knick of Time</a>, <a href="http://confessionsofaplateaddict.blogspot.com/2013/08/please-join-me-for-scoop-81.html" target="_blank">The Scoop</a>, <a href="http://www.cozylittlehouse.com/2013/08/tweak-it-tuesday-53.html?showComment=1377568683184" target="_blank">Cozy Little House</a></b></div> <!-- BLOGHER ADS Begin supplemental 970 ad --><script src="http://ads.blogherads.com/96/9634/970.js" type="text/javascript"></script><!-- End supplemental 970 ad --> <br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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