You know that feeling you got on Christmas morning as a kid when you first saw that Santa came to visit? Well, that’s pretty much how I felt when I came home from work the day when our trim was finished in the new house.
Two carpenters had been working for 3 full days hanging the baseboard, window casings, door frames and new doors. When I finally came home to see their hard work finished, I could not WIPE the smile off of my face. I was honestly like a giddy kid on Christmas morning. And to be perfectly honest, I still feel that way and just can’t seem to stop staring at their gorgeous work.
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- 3 1/4″ colonial casing (MDF primed) — window & door trim
- 5 1/4″ colonial trim (MDF primed) — baseboard
- Shoe — baseboard
- Pineboard — window sills
- 9 pre-hung doors
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Pre-hung doors can’t be returned, so you only have ONE chance to get it right. That part was a little stressful, but the associates made the process a lot easier. Thank goodness.
Before vs. After
As you can see from these side by side pictures, the windows and doors in this house never had trim around them before now. Seeing this new look for the first time was AH-MAZING.
So in L.O.V.E