(moulding not up on mirror yet and still in the clean-up process)
Stay tuned for more, as we are currently updating our den by replacing the sliding glass door with new outward swinging french doors as well as new bamboo wood floors. We're also installing new porcelain tile in the kitchen and entry way.
Wow, I must be one bored pregnant lady! With Jamie gone for the weekend to hunt, I made this fall wreath out of brass tacks and a foam ring. It makes the brass hardware we still have in our home rather bearable actually. I got the idea via Pinterest. My bow tying skills need a little work.
Now our guest bath is not so ugly. Just 2 towel bars to hang and I'll be done (well the painter and my husband will be done). Paint color is Rhino by Behr. Picked up some great towels from Target. New accessories, new paint, new fixtures, some sheet rock patches, and removing popcorn ceiling really make a difference...
Thank God my husband is so handy and sweet for putting in the new faucet while the Braves were playing. Then, he put up my new light fixture after a long hot day at work.
Yea, I made that my post's title! Anyways, I should wait to post stuff when it's done but since it takes me so long to do anything, I'm posting the middle-status pics.
Here's the kitchen backsplash I'm installing:
Well here's the part of the kitchen I haven't done yet...
And then you see the stacks of tiles patiently awaiting their new home on my kitchen wall?! Yea, I was supposed to grout tonight and then storms moved into GA and I was worried power might go out in the middle of grouting. Excuse?....no!.......y....e....s........ Here's the rest of the ungrouted backsplash that I will grout by the end of April. Swear it!
Found these great prints at a local antique flea market for $6 a piece and hung them over the twin beds in the guest room. Although, they might be a little high. I really like how the traditional prints offset the modern headboards. Let me know what you think!
This second guest room sat empty for a year and a half...and now it's not! I still have to paint the walls, hang curtains, paint the headboard and refinish the bedside tables but at least there's furniture. Thanks to my Uncle Matt and Aunt Laurie for the king bed!
Well, this is how this poor light started out in life...
Then it was installed (lights pointing down since its reversible) in my best friend Katrina's house. She decided it wasn't quite up to par with her design scheme so she replaced it with this...
Since she took it down, she gave it to me and then it lived in my garage for a few months (ok, more like a year)...
Now I've painted it, got new glass shades for it and it's gloriously hanging in my kitchen's breakfast area! TAAAAH DAAAAAAH...
Me gusta mucho. The light fixture was free due to my BFF's generosity. New glass shades cost $6.27 (each, so x 5 plus tax = less than $34). And 2 cans of brushed bronze Krylon spray paint cost about $6.00. So total for a Pottery Barn-esce light fixture cost me $40 (this was the look I was going for: http://www.potterybarn.com/products/cecilia-hurricane-chandelier/?pkey=cchandeliers). Which is a lot easier on my wallet than $400+!
Hope ya'll like it as much as I do! And thanks for stopping by My Roswell Home!
I had this ugly little stool sitting in my garage for awhile. This weekend, I decided to suck up to the hubs a little and show some support for his alma mater's team, the Crimson Tide (even though I'm an LSU fan).
Here are my new curtains for the living room! It's a large window spanning 113" in width including trim. I hung blue Pirouette Lined Rod Pocket Curtains from floor to ceiling. The panels are 96" tall by 51" each so it framed the room perfectly.
Just to remind you, this is the kitchen cabinets before:
And here are the kitchen cabinets now:
I used Behr Premium Paint and Primer in one, in Bleached Linen (satin finish). I know some think it's better to use a higher gloss finish but I decided not to since my countertops are already pretty glossy-looking. Not to mention the fact that the cabinets were in less than perfect condition and hi-gloss would have just accentuated the imperfections.
I still need to paint the baseboards and floor trim but we plan to remove the old linoleum floor and replace with ceramic tile. I'm also putting in a subway tile backsplash -- maybe travetine or something with texture.
Do you think I did ok? Comments and feedback always welcome! Thanks!
Still needs wall decor, but here's the twin guest bedroom after:
My mom found the headboards at a garage sale - only $40 for the pair. They used to be pale pukey yellow, so I spray painted them this coral color (Krylon spray paint color Tomato), although my iPhone's camera makes it look more orange.
I painted the walls with Behr Limelight (same color I used in our powder room downstairs).
The table under the window is from Home Goods - I bought it for a whopping $69!