Personally I love before and after pictures in makeover stories. It gives you in one blink of an eye the “What” (what has changed) without having to read the why and the how of the makeover artist. In other words without the BS…..!! The entrance: Exterior: Home bar (previous vacuum cleaner cabinet): Before Cockpit… Continue reading Before – after pictures
Before my new dinner set has arrived I needed a temp. solution for the storage in the kitchen. I combined plastic with glass ware and used Ikea buckets for save storing. It looks already much better then before.
The OEM hard plastic shell had a good wash and went from yellow-brown to yellow-beige. If we had more time we would have painted it but the end result is very pleasing to the eye. The old mirrors are replaced with a brown version and the frames are spray painted black. The mirrors with holes in them for… Continue reading Bath module
Sometimes those little things to do just don’t get done. It took me ages to replace the old trims who broke off when I tried to remove them. Now I finally found a German company selling on Ebay (thanks to GMC people on facebook) who could deliver the right size 10cm and the exact same finish as… Continue reading Headliner trim replacement
The Satin gloss is really to shiny for my taste. The salesman said the longer you wait the less shinier it becomes…… No doubt that he is right in maybe another 40 years …. ?!? Anyway the majority is done and decent. The final coat was put on in a room we do not use regular… Continue reading Cabinets paint results
Yes I know, it is horrible to paint those original wooden slatted doors! Some GMC owners will call me crazy for doing so! And maybe I am, we will soon find out. The wood color slatted doors just don’t match with what I had in mind (see the “mood/inspiration board”). So this week I have put the primer coat… Continue reading Cabinet painting
Today I continued my efforts to safe the original cabinets. This time the drawers from the clothing/kitchen compartment were in my hands. My initial thought was to paint everything. (I just can not stand the thought of 40 year old dirt from strangers in my kitchen drawers or anywhere else if I may add…). But… Continue reading GMC interior quality