After MUCH work, I've finished painting the ceiling and walls in the foyer. I still have to do the wall leading up the stairs and the upper landing, not to mention paint all the trim; 3 doors, 2 windows, the stair risers and the bannister! Of course, now the wood door looks weird, and I'll have to paint that, too. Maybe the same grey I plan on using on the kitchen cupboards.
After I finished the ceiling and walls this afternoon, I "rewarded" myself for getting the foyer done by installing my new entryway solution. I think it looks pretty sharp! 1000 times better than my slapdash hooks and craptacular bamboo shoe racks that were there before. I still haven't put together my new shoe racks from IKEA, but I'm gonna go do it right now. For now, here are the before and afters of the entryway.
|Chocolate Froth is pretty much white. Still nice, but white! I'm going to try out Wheat Bread in the living and dining rooms. I'm sure I'll get crumbs all over the place.|
|Slapdash entryway before. This is as bad as it's ever looked, the bookcase was just pinch-hitting for the other 2 terrible shoe racks that broke last week.|
|Ooh la freaking la! Pretty sweet, right?|