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Tag: floor sanding

Floor Finale – White Washing

So the end has finally come. Above is our empty living room and also a close up of the tone and opacity of wash we achieved with Porters Paints Wood Wash. I am absolutely thrilled! Click here and here and here and here to see the progress, or just search… CONTINUE READING >

Moving Back In Day

Finally! It is ‘Moving Back In Day’!….. not that we actually ever moved out mind you (i think we should of)…. more along the lines of everything we own being packed up, shoved, stacked and quickly thrown in the excited anticipation of having white washed floors. Between you and I,… CONTINUE READING >

Shanty Town Living

©Kara Rosenlund I am so close to finishing I can hardly believe it! Above is the living room, complete with my support team Esther and Rocco, the finches. I am three bedrooms down and only have the living room and hallway left. Just a few more days and life should… CONTINUE READING >

Sanding- Part Four Second Coat

Just incase you had forgotten, here is before. What do you think? I am super thrilled. Once textiles and furniture are added this will help soften the ‘starkness’ of the first bedroom. This time yesterday I wasn’t particularly thrilled. I was suffering from what I call ‘Floor Fever’. This is… CONTINUE READING >

More Sanding

After a weekend of sanding, edging, puttying, sanding and edging, I have some results for you! We decided to go with Porter’s Paints Wood Wash in the standard colour (no tint), which I applied today with a brush and muslin. I decided to start in the bedroom, as my sensibility… CONTINUE READING >

Sanding Part Three

Thought I would share the latest on the sanding adventure. After doing a few liming solution tests (Feast Watson and Porters Paints), I hired a floor sander yesterday and sanded two rooms. I couldn’t believe how easy it was with the floor sander. I had used the belt sander over… CONTINUE READING >

Floor Sanding

You know when you start something and really wish you hadn’t… in the midst of celebrating the book launch of ‘Little bit of this, Little bit of that’ over the weekend, Timothy O and I decided it would be a great idea to get a start on sanding the floors… CONTINUE READING >

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Kara Rosenlund is an Australian photographer, stylist, storyteller, adventurer and author.

Her love for authenticity and adventure is celebrated through her photography. She is passionate about Australia and how we all live within its vast landscape. Kara photographs and shares her visual stories from her adventures, inspired by the everyday people and landscapes she encounters.

Her first hardcover interiors book, Shelter - How Australians Live, is out now.

Above all else Kara is a lover of all things real. She shares her humble life through her Blog, Facebook and Instagram.

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