Here is what the old wood paneling looked like before I primed it and put the wall covering over it.
and here's what it looks like after (not the exact same wall because this wall is still being decorated)....
This is still a huge work-in-progress. The TV is tiny (was in my bedroom). Thinking of buying a new tv...maybe this one... Samsung 46 " Series 6 LED Black Flat Panel HDTV - UN46EH6000
Also need a cute rug for under the coffee table....
Fun Rugs Supreme Zebra Rug thoughts?
Here's another angle...
This is what the living room facing the fireplace looked like before...
and here's the almost-after (not quite done yet) :)
It's so much brighter and just feels happier!
The fireplace was painted in Quail Ridge (same color as the exterior of the home) by Behr. I still need to paint the gold trim on the fireplace, which I'll do an oil-rubbed bronze. I'm going to add a mantle at some point and want to put a pretty mirror above it. Thinking about something like this....
I'm definitely open to suggestions though!!
Getting back on track...I am SO SO SO SO incredibly in-love with my little office nook. It's way better than having a linen closet in the middle of the living room. If you're thinking of converting a closet into an office, do it! You won't regret it!
Here's how it looked before....
I took off the doors, and removed the lowest shelf. Then I sanded and patched the spot where the shelf was attached to the wall. I also removed the drawer pulls and added new cabinet drawer pulls. I painted the entire inside of the closet in plain white trim paint, and painted the drawers in the same white paint. I hung up a cork board and a board for photos....Here's what it looks like now...I looove it. It's sad to be so excited about an office space. ;)
(please ignore the uncovered ductwork....i just finished wallpapering and still need to put the register covers back on)
And to top it all off, my cousin came yesterday and loved the house! yay!!
I have so many more projects, the next project on my to-do list is to finish painting the kitchen cabinets. I really want to be able to put my kitchen stuff away and start cooking! Right now all of my kitchen stuff is piled in a huge mound in the middle of
Stay tuned, and thanks for being patient! I promise I won't wait so long to update this anymore. It always annoys me when blogs I read don't get updated enough, and I want to keep this updated and current :)
Have a great day!