First off, thanks to all of you for your crazy nice words about my feature on Young House Love yesterday. You guys are the sweetest! Almost makes our ten month bathroom renovation craziness worth it ; ) And welcome to all of you who stopped by from YHL- I'm so glad to have you!!
Last week, I shared my living room tweak to do list. If you missed the post, you'll have to check it out to get a better understanding of what I'm chatting about, but here's the quick rundown.
As we were painting, I kept letting out little Joey Lawrence type yelps of surprise. I cannot believe the difference that a little white paint makes! Look at the difference in the corner of this shot.
Feel free to ignore the haphazard pillows, millions of cardigans on the coat rack and our front porch flag next to the door... sometimes you've just got to keep it real, right?! : )
A close up view of the before/after.
Preeeetty white............................................... dingy offwhite.
It's kind of hard to tell in this picture, but since we've painted the trim in the kitchen and living room, I'm now going to be itching to paint the hallway as well!
We're pleased as punch with the results! One more thing to cross off of my list : ) Which helps, since not only did I add "handle the plantation shutters" to my living room tweak list, but a few readers very thoughtfully pointed out that the wall behind my couch could use a little work, which is definitely a keen observation. So now my little list looks like so: