-Thank you to my wonderful handyman husband for helping me position and reposition the stencil at least 150 times at midnight and helped me with the crown molding. All this without questioning my sanity.
-Last but not least, thank you to my project sponsors Dutchboy paints, Cutting Edge Stencils and Ghost Nest Hardware for sending me their fabulous products to test. More about their products this week.
Here we are before.
The first thing I did was paint all the walls in a calm, neutral color called Stonewall Jackson by Dutch Boy. Then I replaced the mirror with this framed mirror. It was once gold and hanging above my piano.
I also painted the cabinet black.
I Stenciled the ceiling with this great trellis pattern and added crown molding. It is one of Cutting Edge Stencil’s newest patterns. That was a task! I had silver paint in my hair for days after I finished this because I sponged it rather than rolled it on.
Couldn’t ignore the hardware details. These unique knobs are from Ghost Nest. They are meaningful to me because I grew up in the Beehive State (Utah). More about this cool company this week.
Then I added some art and accessories. I found this bird (cast iron? REALLY HEAVY!) at Tumbling Tumbleweed Antiques. It was all rusted and felt too shabby chic so I modernized it by spraying it yellow. Before I accessorized this room it felt a little monochromatic. It really needed some pops of unifying color so or course I added bold hits of yellow.
This vintage cabinet was my most fun score. I looked for months for something to fill this odd little space with funky dimensions. I found it at the Paris Flea Market here in Tucson for $10.00. I covered the shelves in wrapping paper then took off the door so I could use it as storage and display.