A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Do you have a crafty tattoo?  We'd love to feature it in our Crafty Tattoos blog series!  Share it with us here!
Total Members: 297,476
Currently Running With Scissors:
683 Guests and 29 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Do you dream in chocolate?  (Read 2010 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
have2craft
« on: January 09, 2008 01:57:01 AM »

I do *now*!

Since we bought our house back in June, our bedroom remodel kept getting pushed back for other rooms to be done.  We had enough this weekend, so we finally did it.

I still have to make curtains, recover the headboard, and do something with the closet doors, but I'm absolutely thrilled with the outcome. 


New carpet


We started out with "old man drab", terribly stained beige carpet, "institution green" walls, and gross brownish-yellowy doors.  The colors aren't true in this before pic.  The Hub took out the baseboard heater, and I cut out and replaced drywall.  We took out the window a/c unit also.




This room has gone from hated to most favorite in the house now.  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

~Dee~
Linnybelle
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2008 01:08:06 PM »

I really like the chocolate brown with the blue carpeting.  That's one of my favorite color combinations.  Great makeover!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Looking for postcards from anywhere to use for RSVP cards for my 8/2012 wedding.  Have 80/200.
Nuno930
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2008 10:52:55 AM »

Oooh I am getting ready to pain my living room chocolate brown!  Do you find it actually makes the room feel bigger? I saw that on a designer show once that the brown makes it feel bigger and the rest of my family thinks I am nuts for painting my small living room a dark color and think it will turn to a dungeon.  Roll Eyes
THIS ROCKS   Logged
have2craft
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2008 07:48:19 PM »

Thanks!

It does make it feel bigger.  I was afraid of the cave effect, too, but it's just the opposite.  I painted a 3" strip around the edge of the ceiling to give it a tray effect, so that helps with the larger feel as well.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

~Dee~
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Would You Wear Embellished Pants Like Elle Fanning?
Darren Criss Vs. Avan Jogia Fashion Faceoff at 2013 Do Something Awards
Model Julie Henderson Shows Off Her New Bikini Line
Rita Ora Swaps Jobs With Cara Delevingne For DKNY
How to Clean White Shoes
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Sandwich Wrap
Falling Leaves
Meatless Monday: Provencal Inspired Quiche

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.