The family room project was a big project....
we added new built in bookshelves:
Family Room Project: Adding Built In Bookshelves
we scraped the old popcorn ceiling off... what a job.
Family Room Project: Paint Change
You can see that we have started painting the ceiling and the walls... it is nice to start so that we can get an idea of what it will look like.
Okay... walls are painted, ceiling is painted and we are still working on the backs of the bookshelves.
It is so nice to have fresh clean paint and a new updated color combination.
There is a trim board around the top of the walls... and we painted it white to match the ceiling.
It bothered me, though.... just looked a bit... boring.... so started the process of trying to come up with ... something to make it better.
Lots of work, but worth it, BUT on the one long wall, I was horrified to see that the line looked crooked. Oh no! I had been using a wood yard stick as my straight edge... and figured out that it wasn't really straight. What to do??? I was all done and didn't want to re-do it.
I looked through my stencils and found one that waved back and forth... I chose that with the idea that going from the white to the pale green and back, the edge would not be as visible and maybe the crooked part wouldn't show.
It worked... the design distracted from the other and it is very hard to even find the crooked part now!
An added plus was that we liked the design... and it make our family room project quite unique. Just a little touch of my creativity which we are all enjoying.
The project was coming along.... and we were liking it. I love it when a plan develops and works out. I many times am inspired after doing one thing... then another can seem do-able. I start with a plan, but I know it is VERY possible that the plan will change... and be better, by the time we are through with it.
This one was a success, at least up to this point. I had another idea that I wasn't sure how it would work.... I will tell you about that in a future post. Have you painted your ceilings? Do you like the look of painted ceilings? I look forward to reading your comments..... It's a new thing for me... SO glad to get rid of the popcorn ceiling so that now we can paint the ceilings, although I don't plan to paint them as often as we paint the walls. :)
Thank you for visiting... More of the Family Room Project to come.
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