That was our dining room wall with the icky faux cork wallpaper that took forever and a day to remove. The husband even had to get in on the action it was going so slowly. But we finally got it down, sanded, spackled in spots, sanded again, primed, and painted. We killed off the terrible peach color that was on the wall next to it, too. 10 wall cabinets from Home Depot plus one slab of
Do you see a difference???
Our idea was to be able to remove the awkward pantry closet in the entryway (done!) in order to make it more of a mudroom, but in order to do that, we needed to find a home for all of the
We used Ikea under-cabinet lighting to accent light it, one of the dump tricycles found a new home, and did you see the awesome artwork from Pen and Paint? If you haven't yet checked out Lindsay's shop, you really should because she has some amazing illustrations and quotes, and she is super-duper nice as well. Well, I ended up with the whole set of four of those fab kitchen prints. Remember those were one of my original choices for art? Hooray for me!
We are so thrilled with how it came out and we're so happy it's done. Now all that's left is getting the replacement blind for the slider (yep, the one that they lost- they've apparently made a new one and are shipping it this week) and fixing the trim around the door (you can still see the peach paint around on the moulding up there). In the meantime, the new entry project is keeping the husband busy.