Sunday, January 23, 2011

The Finished Hallway

Hi guys!  It's me, Mitch!
First of all - thank you so much for all of your help on my peepee issue!  You can't imagine how much better mom feels about this!  She's thinking that maybe I am pretty normal after all!  Geez, mom!

As you can see, the staging is down in the hallway and the walls are white and the trim is Martha Stewart Mourning Dove and the floors have been washed and waxed (Maggie doesn't come upstairs) and some of the furniture is back in place. 

The stairs backs have had their last coat of paint and the stencil is complete.  We tried to convince mom that Airedales should be running along the stairs but she wasn't buying it this time.  Oh well~

This cupboard used to be navy blue and mom wanted to brighten it up so she painted it with the Mourning Dove and stenciled on it too.   The cupboard holds lots of mom's sweaters. 
Mom has sure had fun painting and sprucing up the hallway and the bathroom. She says they both have been very rewarding projects!  So what's next, mom?

So until next time.............

Yer friend,
Mitch

51 comments:

Priscilla said...

That's a very beautiful hallway which looks so bright and so neat!!! I like the white walls and Martha Stewart Mourning Dove seems a very sweet colour. The floor is cool and those paintings on the walls look interesting too! The cupboard is very pretty!
But I was shocked to know that Airedales should be running along the stairs!!!

violett said...

Hello Mitch,
this looks dreamlike!
Mummy finds the pullover cupboard very nice.

Now we ask ourselves what is the next project?
Let us in it participate.
Lots of love
Mischka

Penny and Patches said...

Oh, my doGness! Your mom does such great work! Your hallway looks fabulous (even though there are no Airedales)! We need to borrow your mom for a while! Every time our mom thinks about doing something to our walls, she realizes all the furniture has to be moved and she gives up the idea!

Aire-hugs,
Penny & Patches

The Rocky Creek Scotties said...

Your Mom did a great job!! We can't imagine being able to paint in the Winter time - Mom tried it once in our house and the walls started weeping - so she hasn't tried it again - and she's wanting to give our living room an update.

XOXO
Lilly, Piper, Carrleigh and Ruairi

Remington said...

That is a great job! Looks awesome!

Gus said...

Maggie and Mitch!!

Do not Stand Still. If your Mom is looking for a project, and you are standing there, you could either get painted and stenciled, or maybe even a BATH!

gussie

tula said...

Pawfect! are woo sure this is your house? i mean i don't see any airedales live in that part of the house. huh?

furry lovely M & M's mommie!!
You're hired!

scratchies,
tula

Samantha said...

Hi Mitch! That hall looks so crisp and beautifully done from tip to toe! Just LOVE the colors on walls and that floor is to die for! And your Mom's sweater cabinet is simply lovely too! Wow!
Hugs xoxoxo
Sammie, Avalon and Oz

Niamh said...

Your mom is quite the decorator. That hallway looks great and everything is so shiny and neat. We agree that running Airedales would have been the perfect accent.

Your friends,
Niamh & Ambrose

Lorenza said...

Hi, Mitch!
The hallway looks pawesome!
Your mom did a super duper good job!
My mom loves the stencil work!
Happy Sunday to all of you!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

The Bumpass Hounds said...

That's impressive. Does your mom hire out? We could use some makeover in the entry foyer and stairways. Neither our mom nor dad is creatively talented like your mom.
- TBH&K

Sue said...

We have a big hallway that could use your Mom. Our Mom knows just what she wants to do with it, but she thinks she may have to hire someone to paint it because she and Dad don't like heights.
Morgan, Tsar and the Porties

Cooper and Lola said...

Wow Mitch you have some talented hoomans!! The house looks great! Have a great sunday

Sam said...

Hi Maggie and Mitch, your house sure looks nice. My pawrents were thinking that maybe your mom could paint our house too. We could all play and you guys could meet Sunshade and Jaffa too. We'll stock up on treats :)

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

OH wow, it looks wonderful. Mom heard on one of our radio home decorating shows last week that all shades of "dove" are the new "in" color. The stencil work is so neatly done and so beautiful. Wonder what she will do next.

Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

The Thuglets said...

Hi Mitch...wow your mom did a pawsome jobbie on the hall!

So do you know what the next project is to be?

Big Nose Pokes
The Thugletsx

Jazzi said...

Oh, M & M it looks GREAT!! Your mom did a fansatic job. Couls she come to our house, we have some painting fur her to do to!! BOL

wags
jazzi

scotsmad said...

Can you send your Mum down here? We need a spruce up badly and we think she'd get the hang of stencilling scotties quickly.

Looks beautiful.

XXXOOO Daisy, Kendra & Bella

snoopydog said...

Good evening! Wow! The house is looking great. Did you help Mitch? By the way, I can hold my pee from 10 at night until 8 in the morning, no probs! I like to choose just the right place to poo too. We boys just take a bit more care! Have a fun week. Oscar (and Ros)

Thor said...

Your mom did a pawsome job! Your house looks wonderful!

Wyatt said...

That turned out really nice! Your mom is talented and handy!

Wyatt and Stanzie

Melissa and Emmitt said...

oh my gosh m & m!
your mom is finished already?
it looks fabulous!
she needs a show on hgtv!
she is a one woman crew that does magic without the behind the scenes 25+ crew that they have!
wow!
it is beautiful!
xoxoxo
m & e

Benny and Lily said...

Great job. The hallway looks beautiful
Benny & Lily

Tessa the Maltese said...

Grrrrreat Job Maggie and Mitch's Mom!

Can you ask you Mom if she could come to Oregon to do some interior decorating???


woo woos, Tessa

Teddy Bear said...

Your Mom did a pawesome job on her hallway.:)

Love,
Teddy Bear

Stardust said...

I love the new bright color, sorry on the Airedale stencil but I think mommy is right again this time. We can always persuade her to stencil another spot, a new project! :P

Your place is very spacious, how lucky you kids are. By the way, I think I'm giving up on having a Bichon puppy, for the time being.

♥I am Holly♥ said...

That looks absolutely beautiful!! I love it so much!! Someday I'm going to have to do something with this house but I'll have to hire somebody to do it. The only thing that gets painted is myself if I try! You must be really proud with good reason!! Lovely! Lots of love, Debbie and Holly

Pepsi Bum said...

That's a bootiful hallway, Mitch! Pawsome job from your Mom! Be sure to cover her with slobbers and kissies for the job well done!

Woofs,
Pepsi

Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Your mom has furry talented paws!

Thanks fur sharing!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

Ina in Alaska said...

VERY nice!!! Everything looks so pretty all organized. xoxo

happy said...

Happy New Year! Yes, we're rather late this year.

Your place is looking really great! Your mom is one talented lady!

♥MONA + MOMMY TOO♥ said...

Hi M & M,

Mommy and are so happy to be back to blogging again but we gots so much catching up to do. I didn'
t think you'd mind Autumn coming for a visit on my blog. Now it's your turn, it will be awhile before I get to the "m" but can you send a picture of each of you.

I missed you all so much.

{{{huggies}}}...Mona

Hattie Airedale said...

Your hallway is stunning.....even without the airedales!
Well done your mom.

Hattie x

Martha and Bailey said...

Your mom is very clever with her painting and stencilling - the hall looks beautiful - of course a little airedale here and there would have just finished the whole thing off........
Remember to try the paw prints - that would be cool.
love
Martha and Bailey xxx

TwoSpecialWires said...

She can come to the beach ... at our Auntie's house next. Auntie and Moma have been painting there ... but no stenciling. At least not yet!

(It looks lovely. We like it a lot. A WHOLE LOT!)

xxoo
Jake and Fergi

mayziegal said...

Oh, gosh! Your mom did a super terrific job on the hallway! She must be very patient to do those stencils. I'm pretty sure if my mom tried to do that, they'd only go up about two steps and then stop.

Wiggles & Wags,
mayzie

Bocci said...

It looks stunning-very bright and cheerful, just the kind of sprucing up you need this time of year!
Give your Mom a pat on the back, or a big kiss, or something to show your appreciation for all of her hard work!

Candylei said...

Hello M and M: You two are so fun. Your mom picked a nice color and has really been busy. I've been painting some old tables white and love the difference it makes.
Love your banner picture in the snow. We had that stuff here too.

Candylei and Sir Salty

animal lover, quilt lover said...

It is beautiful!!! Really Beautiful!!!
xx, Fern

Ludo van Doggy said...

The hallway looks very nice and welcoming and I like your Mom's stencilling. It really gives it that personal touch.
~lickies, Ludo

Genista Gold Milaika said...

Looks wonderful! So light and airy, I just love it!
Princess Kisses
Megan
X

Oskar said...

It all looks very nice, but the dales would have been better, BOL!

Nubbin wiggles,
Oskar

Those Elgin Pugs said...

Hey Mitch~
It's Anakin Man.. Me is glad yous Okay...

me likes what you did to 'da place..
now me is ringing for yous Diva Maggie..
me's checking in on 'da contestants 'dis evening~

tell her me see her soon!
Anakin Man

Asta said...

Maggie and Mitch
Youw Mom made evewything even mowe bootiful than it was (and I wemembew it was gowgeous to begin wif)
anyway. It looks all fwesh and happy. I wish You did have Aiwekids wunning along the staiws as a stencil, but Mom's win these decisions
smoochie kisses
ASTA

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Maggie and Mitch,
Your mama did such an awsome job. Everything looks so fresh and new.
love
tweedles

Huskee and Hershey said...

Hi Mitch,

Glad that your pee pee problem has been sorted out. Don't fret too much about it cos actually I have the same problem.. I pee and poop only when I want to but Hershey pees and poops on command!!

Your mom did a GREAT job... the stenciling looks awesome too (though pawsonally we think that Airedale stencils will look pawfect along the stairs.. heehee)

Molly,Taffy and Monty said...

Your hallway looks very posh. It is a shame there are no Airedales but perhaps you could coax Mum to include them in her next project?

Molly, Taffy and Monty

Sherry said...

Beautiful and elegant! If I had even a quarter of your talent, I'd be happy!

Sapphire said...

Lov-er-ly!!
Sorry i'm a bit behind on the post ;p

Samantha ~ Holly and Zac ~ said...

That looks really nice, your mum has done a great job! :)

Inky and Molly said...

Great to see your peeps are moving forward so quickly. Our renos seem to be going on forever. It looks great in the light colours! Happy snooling along the walls!!