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Completed Project

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After:
Here is how the little weekend paint project turned out! My neighbor, Michelle, helped walk me through how to do it. She has great taste and ideas. She suggested getting the silver knobs. They add so much to the piece. I also got some bed risers to give the bed more "presence" and make the bedskirt noticeable. I painted the iron decor over the bed to make it darker.
We are having the room painted this week. I am excited and nervous about how it is going to turn out. I have spent a TON of money buying paint samples, but I think I have settled on a color called Warmed Cognac from Benjamin Moore.

Comments

Kelly said…
OOOOOOHHHHH.....that turned out REALLY good! HUGE Difference. From country to modern chic! :-) I can't wait to see the room once it is painted. You are just changing up your whole house!
Bethany said…
It looks great!! You did well painting the iron art and the night stand. It is going to really come together with the walls painted. Be sure to post pics of the final 'product'!!
Guy and Julie said…
I like it!
Amanda Ledford said…
I love it! Looks great!
Looks wonderful!
Elizabeth said…
Love the new look! :)
Kim said…
I love it already! It has a warmer feel. I can't wait to see the new paint shade! It was great to see you and the girls and visit over lunch! I really do want to come visit soon! :)
Tara G. said…
Love it!
His Doorkeeper said…
i love when you can do just a couple of little things but it makes a huge difference! Great job!
Julie said…
I love the new look!! I can't wait to see the finished room!
Lisa said…
Hi laurie,

I've never left a comment before but found your blog from Kellys blog and just wanted you to know I think your home is lovely. If you have time in the future I'd love to know how you have your blinds/shades hanging on your french doors. I couldn't help but notice them. I'd love to do something like that on mine but my doors are steel and not sure how to hang the hardware and it looks like your doors are steel as well? Thanks

Lisa in TN
glc411@yahoo.com
Leigh Ann said…
I wish we could have seen you when we were in B! Your table and art look fantastic. I've heard a lot about bed risers. It's amazing the difference they make! Can't wait to see the painted room!

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