Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Keep In Touch #76

Hi friends, 
I just got in from cleaning up the tile mess. 


Figuring out the configuration was hard. 
In the end I felt like we had to start in the back corner. 
This will be under the vanity. 



This is how I left things last night at about five. 


I'm a messy tiler. 


Never say never but I will never take on a tile job again. 
12 by 24 inch tiles are pretty but they are horrendous to deal with. 
I spent about 6 hours on it yesterday. 
I thought today's cuts would take about an hour. 
I have been working since 11:30. 
Four cuts took me 6 hours. I kept making stupid mistakes. 
I will grout tomorrow, if I can stomach being on my hands and knees again. 
We left the show as is. At some point we may redo it but in the meantime I don't want to spend anymore money. 
I don't know how but a $100 floor can quickly turn into a $5,000 job. 
Now for our features. 
I feel like I owe you a few since I forgot the party last week. 

Look at these flags from Follow The Yellow Brick Home. 


This sled turned flag by A Day Of Small Things. 


Adorable. 

and 
Sweet Milk Ice Cream from Kitty's Kozy Kitchen.


Now for the link up.
I'm off for a dip in my pool. 
Katie 







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7 comments :

  1. Katie,
    I can not beleieve that you are doing tile again and that you spent all that time on it!! You are quite a trooper!! I does look really nice!! Thanks so much for hosting and I hope you got some time to rest!!
    Hugs
    Debbie

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  2. OK girl, I'm super impressed with your reno skills! it's looking gorgeous, but ouch what a bunch of work! thanks for taking the time to host the party!

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  3. I don’t know how you do all that you do, Katie!! You are amazing!! Thank you for still taking a break to host your party. Good luck with everything. Thank you for featuring my ice cream. I’m sharing another one...it must be our Texas heat!

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  4. Yes thank you for hosting the party! We have done 2 bath remodels and have been where you are! On our most recent we went with a LVF (luxury vinyl). We just needed a break! Also, we paid for a demo team and it was worth every dollar! Thank you Katie, laura

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  5. Hang in there it's looking great

    Cindy

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  6. I love your tile and wish you luck with the huge job you have. So far it looks good. Thanks for taking the time to host this blog party!

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  7. Your floor is looking great, Katie, but wow what a lot of work for you. I just can't get down on my knees anymore. I've been having trouble with the internet connections so am waiting for the technician..Better late than never..Happy Wednesday..Judy

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