UncategorizedDay 2: 31 Days of Finishing Rooms October 2, 2011Well, it may be late in the day, but I made it! We’ve just gotten back in from visiting my sister and her husband in NC. We had a great time and I’m coming back inspired by their home to finish some of our rooms. As I said in the schedule, I’ll be working in our living room this week. So, I thought it was finally time to post a shot of our living room. Here it was on the day we moved in: (Obviously, this wasn’t on the day we moved in. But, it was well before paint or any major changes) And here it is today: One of the first things we did was paint the wall’s Valspar’s Ivory Brown. We painted them nearly one year ago. That’s right…one year ago and the room still isn’t finished! But, that’s okay. I have to remind myself that it’s a journey. We also painted the brown sponge painted fireplace white, which I really like. All of the furniture is from thrift stores or family members and slip-covered. This has worked great for us so far! I wanted a white slipcover, so being able to pull it off and wash it is a must. So, what do I want to finish in here? Our lovely modern light fixture has been here since the room was painted. Yes, that’s right…we’ve had this light bulb hanging from our ceiling for almost an entire year because I haven’t been able to decide what to do here! I’m finishing it! Notice that our front door opens right into the living room. I’m going to try to make some sort of mini-entry way at the front door. See all of the blank walls? I’m going to work on that. See the giant barn door (that I love, but need to find a better home) and the large black media monstrosity? Yep, I’m working on those too. And of course, there will be some little projects and accessories thrown in. Check back tomorrow for my first finishing touch to this room!