In case you were wondering, I haven’t finished our upholstered headboard. Maybe you don’t even remember the headboard I started back in December. You might not even have known this blog then. I’ve done some major cleaning in here and it looks NOTHING like the room I last showed ya. You know what, I owe you guys a view. These are the “before the after” pictures.
The only thing that I bought in an actual store was one pair of the curtains (Target), everything else was from Goodwill, garage sales, freecycle, or hand-me-down! I’ll have a supply list and total in the “afters”
I try to keep this room from being the room that gets all the crap thrown in it, and it feels good going to bed and waking up with a clean room. I’ve always said that if I could have one room always clean it would be our room and wouldn’t ya know, most of the time this door is closed when we have people over ;)
Want to see more angles? Here’s the view from the bed.
The closet is too small for two people, so I gave Doug the larger closet off of the living room and this one’s mine. You can definitely walk in the closet, but it’s much smaller than your typical walk-in. I like it.
“whaaaat?! You like having a small closet?!”
Living in a small home forces you to constantly edit your belongings. When we moved in, I had shirts that I wore in high school. Shirts I liked but didn’t wear anymore. SEE YA.
I don’t have room for twenty million shirt options, so now I edit my closet once every other month or so. I only keep around what I wear and buy many of my clothes on clearance or at garage sales. You don’t bad about getting rid of something if you only spend $1 on it!
Here’s the rest of the room. I had to stand in the closet in order to get this angle
Doug’s dresser, a basket hamper, and a big ole chest holds extra linens and doubles as a bench
There’s a lot of wood tones in here! I’d like to paint my dresser and mirror frames, add a bit more muted color in the pillows and wall décor. I want to paint the trim but am wondering if I even want to tackle that job. Oh man, I think I have décor ADD. GET A HOLD OF YOURSELF, ANN MARIE!
First things first, the headboard.
Here’s a picture from our un-updated house tour, February 2010. Two and a half years ago, guys!
And here’s the space now. Still small, same wall color, same size bed (queen), but man I do not miss that huge bed in this teeny tiny room.
It feels so much calmer and less cluttered. Like a bedroom should ;)
What do ya think of the progress? What would you like to see in here? and
Have you ever had a project that’s taken you a while?
I guess for me the answer would be “have I ever had a project that hasn’t taken me forever?” :)