Can you believe it’s already week THREE of the One Room Challenge?? As a Linking Participant, I’m redoing my messy mudroom. Mudrooms are supposed to help contain a mess, not become one. In week 1 I showed you what I was working with. A disorganized, boring, messy space.
Last week I shared some of my painting woes with you, as I attempted to paint at night, and with a glass of wine (or two, don’t judge!).
I’m not sure where the week has gone. I sit here feeling like I should be telling you a long list of things I’ve accomplished in that time, but I’m feeling like not much was done!
In truth, the biggest part of revamping this room is the painting. I had to go back and touch up the blue walls. Then, my husband took down the old light fixture, and I painted the ceiling. Blue. Oh yes, I did.
I used the next shade on the strip. I only wanted to go one step darker. But, once the paint was up, I kind of think I should have gone two steps darker. Here’s another view:
It’s a bit more subtle than what I was thinking. What do you think?
Up next is touching up all the white trim that I got blue paint on. Ooops.
My window shade arrived, so I’ll get my hubby to hang that up. I still need to choose my fabric for the bench cushion — that is definitely at the top of my “to do” list! Because choosing the fabric is the easy part. Getting the sewing machine up from the basement storage to actually sew the cushion is the hard part. My goal is to show the results to you next week. See, now that I’ve written it – it must be so!!!
Slow and steady.
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