Category Archives: Painting

Powder Room Updates

Our powder room is probably the smallest room in the house…okay, no probably about it. It is. It’s 5′ x 5′. But it’s a powder room, not meant to be a luxurious room. The main excitement is that we even HAVE a powder room on the lower floor. But the other nice thing about a small room is, it only takes small changes (and less time) to make a good-sized impact.

First, let’s revisit what the room looked like before we moved in.

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A chair by any other color

is a chair. Duh. I picked up this baby at the Goodwill for $8.

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Swizzle That Stick

We sold our old bedroom set before we moved from Roanoke. Sam bought them before we were married, and while they were a solid set, they weren’t really our taste together. They were serviceable. But we knew we wanted to start fresh with the move, so off they went thanks to the power of Craigslist.

So when we moved into this house, all we had with us was our box spring, mattress, and a bunch of plastic containers of clothes. Insert sad face here. But we did know we were going to look for more furniture. We also knew that furniture was low on the list of Things To Do. Why? Because we would rather spend our money on new appliances that magically appear on deep discount or on paint or new flooring for the bathroom or…a lot of things. Continue reading