Wednesday, April 7, 2010

It has been a looooong road to go from this:


To this:


When we got home yesterday at 5 I just had to throw some paint up on the walls... and I turned into a run away train after that. We finished up at 12:30 with the grout and final tile cuts, and moved the washer and dryer back into position. Such is the life of full time parent- entrepreneur-blogging-renovators. We still have a ways to go, but I am just happy to have the dirty work out of the way...


We have to sand the ceiling slightly, but I am hoping to have the crown molding and trim up this afternoon so I can start to paint it now that the walls are done!



Since all of the cabinets, trim and ceiling are a white-white semi-gloss I really wanted to create some drama with the wall color and I am sooooo happy we went with Windham! I had the color swatch sitting in the junk drawer for over 2 years now debating on when and where to use it, so I was just thankful that it was even available when we made the trip to pick it up.



I am also going to be updating a few things this week (if I can find the time!). I get SO MANY lovely emails from you guys, 99% of which I am unable to address. They range from asking for paint suggestions to recommendations for furniture makeovers and I realllllllly want to help! After much thought and deliberation I have decided that to try and get to you guys in a fair way I will categorize the time and resources needed to answer different questions and put a corresponding price (ie: paint suggestions or hardware questions would be $5). I get a lot of requests to try and color match certain shades I use with current colors available at retailers so this would hopefully help a lot of you! Once I have all the logisitics worked out I will be adding a seperate link above for all the info~

8 comments:

Suzy said...

The floor tiles you chose look so much nicer, great pick!

Amber said...

oh the anticipation is killing me! I agree with suzy great floor choice but you alwys pick great things. I enjoy seeing the process of this all coming to gether,s tarting from inspiration, to concept design to the process of putting it together.

Lotusphx said...

I really like the way the wall color is looking in your new room! What a nice warm subtle contrast! I can't wait to see it with the cabinets too! Keep up the great work!

The Brick Cottage said...

I LOVE that color! Can't wait to see the reveal!

Natalie Catherine said...

pretty pretty! the room looks so bright! and fresh! loving seeing the process!

1 Funky Woman said...

I love the color! Where did it come from? It looks like your cutie patootie loves it too!

**Frugal Contessa** said...

Fantastic idea to monetize the influx of questions you get via email Holly! I'm glad for you that you made this decision. I think Young House Love does something similar with the reader redesigns (e-decorating service) that they provide via paypal. Good luck working out the details!!

Holly @ posypocket.blogspot said...

so wonderful! thanks for telling your story!

 
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