The party lasted for a few hours and around 3:30 we left to head back to Massanutten. We took some measurements and then drove to Lowes in Harrisonburg to purchase some things for the house. We drove back to Massanutten-dropped off the items, and then back to Harrisonburg to the hotel where we all slept soundly.
On Sunday morning we got to the house around 9:00 and started working. My task for the day was to tackle the dining room. The original color was a very dark "caution-sign" yellow. I painted it a lighter yellow which brightened up the space, as well as made it appear larger. I also spent a lot of time cleaning the room. The entire house is FILTHY so a good cleaning went a long way. Finally, I touched up the white trim.
It feels so good to have one whole room completed! While I did that, John installed a new (clean!) toilet in the bathroom, installed new door locks and fixed the ridge vent on the roof, which was missing.
We left the house around 6:00 and got home around 10 pm. It was an exhausting weekend but we accomplished a lot. We are hoping to visit again around labor day and accomplish some more.
Below are some before and after photos