Friday, December 3, 2010

BEFORE . . . . .

OK, I'm home today, for a change, and am posting some of the "before" photos of the building. Can't wait until we have the "afters" to post!
This is the "front" section of the building, looking towards the street & store entrance. I'm not real excited about a blue & white floor, but will have to use rugs as I cannot afford a new floor at this time.
Here's hubby working on the one doorway to the back. Notice the peeling paint on the beautiful tin ceiling! It will get painted with a fresh coat of white gloss paint after scraping!
The back room has TWO old skylights! There's plastic covering the opening here, which will go! Gonna be awesome!!!
Here's a section in the back room. The roll arounds have been removed, but you can see this place needs a lot of TLC! There's a tin ceiling here, too, but it's small squares, covered in grease from the bakery days. Gonna be a job to get them painted, but gloss white is coming soon!
Anyone need an oven? This one is sure to hold everything you could ever want to bake at one time! hehehe! Not sure how many bread loaves it holds on the rotisserie, but I'm not even a little interested in using this. Yes, we'd like to sell it and hoping to find a buyer. Lots of bread was baked in this oldie but goodie! Still works!!! Come & get it!!!!!!!!!! Price is CHEAP!!!!!!!!!!



Valley Primitives Gift Shoppe said...

Wow Denise, that looks like a great building with lots of potential! Can't wait to see what you do with it :0)

basketsbyrose said...

This is one awesome building! Love the ceilings! Power wash them, and a little paint will do wonders. The floor once everything is in place will also look wonderful. I would love to have some baskets and the other goodies I make in your shop. Please keep us up dated.

Jody said...

Your new space looks wonderful! Will be great to watch the transformation.

Jessica @BeforeTheDawn said...

What a fun adventure! Transforming a space is so rewarding! That is so neat you have those tin ceiling tiles and that huge skylight. I hope you can find someone to take the oven, never seen one like that before!

Carol said...

Ahh, how cool is that old architecture. Oh, once you get all your shelves and cabinets and such in there, you won't notice the floor as much, but you could always paint it too. It's gonna be great Denise... I'm so happy for ya!

Holly Ridge Creations said...

Wow, wow, wow!! I love is just filled with character. I know it is going to be absolutely beautiful. Keep the pics coming.


Happy Valley Primitives said...

Denise, this is such a cool building! I can just see all of your creative ideas coming to life here. It has so much charm and character. Can't wait to see it when you're done!


Prim2Pink said...

You probably have decorating & remodeling ideas just whirling inside your head.
I was going to suggest painting your floors, but sometimes that makes them slippery. Especially with the rain & snow you get in your area. Besides, you will have so much STUFF in there, that you won't even be able to see the floors. :o}
I'm going to go check Mapquest to see how far you are from me.

Happy Holidays!

Happy Decorating!!

Barb said...

What a wonderful space!! Such a fun adventure. Yes, keep the photos coming!

Sugar Mountain Mercantile said...

OOH, love this place..kinda like a blank canvas just waiting for your special touches! The ceiling is absolutely much character..and skylights to boot! Can't wait to see updates!

decorator to the stars said...

denise, put the oven on craigslist :) looks like you're having fun, get crackin' chickie LOL