You might remember, at the beginning of this year, I set some home decor “goals.” The most important kind of goals, of course. ;)
One of them was to makeover our often unused dining room in to a fun and functional space that fits our family. And our modern farmhouse style.
I started with the vintage copper bar cart fashioned out of a free corner shelf unit.
Then Purdy called, and asked if I’d like to try some of their new painting tools. Umm, yes. Here…twist my arm…
When these goodies arrived, I decided now was the perfect time to lighten up the dining room walls.
Along with the roller covers (definitely my new fave, with a nice smooth finish and no drips), a professional grade roller (awesome) and several paint brushes (I’ve always been a a fan); I received this 4-8 foot lifesaver.
The telescoping power lock pole clicks easily on to the roller and makes reaching 9 foot ceilings and 3 inch baseboards easy.
So let’s get back to the dining room.
Here’s a before shot of the dining room, from this week’s scrap wood table runner post. As much as I liked the sandy beige color, I decided I was ready to try white walls, and stop just drooling over them in magazines.
I chose Swiss Coffee, from Home Depot, which is a warm white, and exactly what I wanted.
It’s not a dramatic change, but it’s so light and bright and wonderful. (to read more about the chandlier, click here)
I still need to paint the trim and crown molding. And I have some fun plans for that back wall.
And I want the engineer to make me a wood frame for the chalkboard.
The Dining Room Makeover To Do list just keeps growing. I’ll keep you posted as we check things off! :)
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