The beadboard is up and I love it. I am so glad I got over my cold feet and went forward with it. Thanks for the little nudge. Now I'm wondering how I could have ever had doubted whether or not to do it. What was I thinking?
I'm not going to keep you waiting by rambling on!
What a difference it makes!! The room feels so clean now...and finished, even if it isn't quite finished yet, if that makes sense.
One thing I learned from doing beadboard, you know, all of one time, is that in order for it to look nice and professionally done is to caulk, caulk, caulk! I had gaps like this along the bottom:
(Excuse the poor pics. Its was dark and I was tired!)I also sanded in between coats to keep everything smooth. I was quite surprised at what a time suck painting beadboard is! Not hard, but so tedious because of all the grooves and upper and lower molding! Painting white on white didn't help much either. It was worth it though!
I am hoping to wrap things up in here this weekend. We still have to put this counter in:
Oh, and a toilet, I guess. That hole in the floor doesn't cut it for me. We also plan on installing crown molding. I also have some wood blinds waiting to be installed so we can have some privacy again in here. All the outlets are being switched to white as well. Finally, I need to figure out what I want on that empty wall. Any ideas? I have been searching and searching and haven't found anything that really jumps out at me.
Are you sick of hearing about my Target trips yet? I just have one more. I found these bins, measuring 12"x18"x18" at my store for $3.74!! They're so nice and big!
Hope everyone has a great weekend! You know what I'll be working on. How about you?