Happy snowy Friday! I adore these serendipitous holidays where nature has everyone slow down a bit. We’ve had a wonderful day staying indoors.
I went upstairs this morning and took a few pictures of our home office which is my current “big” project. No one is going to say I took performance enhancing drugs to get through fast. Small steps. Bits of progress.
Chairs look a lot crisper spray painted black. I think a little red lumbar pillow will look great in this chair.
If you can get around all of the mess I have pulled out in the above picture, you’ll see how the newly painted black chair looked BEFORE when you look at the picture below. Just imagine all of the junk gone and picture how GOOD the chair looks black in this spot. I know..it takes some imagination.
While you’re using your imagination, imagine the couch slipcovered in white denim. I’m ordering 14 yards today!! The labor for this will be $400. I’m saving $100 per week for four weeks.
Bookshelf all neat and organized in the picture below. A place for everything and everything in its place. These bookshelves are over 30 years old now. They are a little out of style. They were purchased at Ethan Allen and are really sturdy. They work!
And my file cabinet…all tidied up with the Cricut on top where its handy. I’ve organized all of the drawers, too! I like these little wooden file cabinets. Mike and I each have one.
You can see the green rug in the above picture. That rug will be shampooed and rolled up for storage. It’ll come out again some time in another room, but the rug that will go in it’s place is a neutral natural “cream” color. Imagine…the natural rug, the black chairs, the wood pieces all accented in black and red. I’m starting to see it!
Accessories will make this a sweet space. New lampshades, a red throw, some burlap, plants, black and white checks…you get the picture. Lots of cleaning, throwing away and organizing still ahead.
I’m also looking around the house and seeing what I have that I can reuse. I had a wrought iron “curly thing” that I’d hung above the entry way in the dining room. It was a distressed yellow color. I painted it black. It’ll go behind the couch. See the post it note for Mike!” He hates those things!
How are you spending this snowy day? Are you crafting, reading, cleaning, sleeping or eating? All of them sound good to me! (238)