If you’re tired of hearing about my house projects, stop reading now.
Yesterday I started the final significant home project of 2014. I needed to paint my bedroom in the worst way. I have paid almost no attention to it since moving in, outside of buying a big, pretty bed.
As of yesterday at 2pm, this is what my bedroom looked like:
Yes. I’m messy.
But a lot of this mess was created as I was trying to move out the furniture and consolidate some other stuff. Something to note in the top photo is that the closet door is open. It has all the scarves hanging on it. That door had never been shut. Look for that in the after photo. I also had this plastic dresser that used to go in my STL closet. I keep pajamas and underwear in it. It doesn’t fit in this closet so I’ve just left it there, but my classy grown up bedroom is not going to have a plastic dresser, so I am moving those items to the tall chest you see. The laundry sorter under the window will not be coming back into the room either. One of my most favorite things about the house is the laundry chute. I mean, I didn’t buy the house for it, but I’ve grown to love it. Clothes are going to just have to go straight down that from now on.
Here is a better pic of my big, pretty bed. You can also see the paint swatch there on the wall. I’ve had that there for weeks. Sure this was the color. I nearly second guessed myself back at Lowe’s, but stayed true. Because the bed has a champagne hue to it, I thought a more standard of white would look gray next to it. I was trying to find a paint color that seemed like candlelight. I thought I had.
It started off strong…
Just enough tint to not be white, but be warm instead. I want a very Monochromatic look in the room and I think I achieved it…
But the later it got, the more the light bulb was the only light in the room, the yellower and less sophisticated it started to look.
And yes, I’m clearly watching Community throughout this project. That show is amazing.
I finished the trim work and went to sleep in the guest room, hoping it would look better in the morning.
It does. And see that closet door shut! Whoa! I didn’t even know it could do that.
Now to reassemble the room and add some decor touches.
Which brings me to the massive punch list I’ve been making over breakfast.
I’ve finished several rooms, and left some lite tasks in each one. Time to wrap them all up today, and start enjoying the house tomorrow!