It wasn't long ago when I painted this room from black to white. I loved the lighter color, but felt it was missing something. So I decided to go with wall paper. Mr. was less than thrilled with the idea, but I found a pattern from Walls Republic that we both agreed on.
This was the best decision ever! The pattern, and I looked at a
The wall paper was professionally installed by yours truly. It wasn't my first time hanging wall paper so it went up fairly quickly in one afternoon.
I wanted special art for our new pretty space, but preferred something again, light and fresh. I found a pair of heron prints that I fell hard for and am so happy with them!
One other detail we wanted to address with this update was to add bead board and crown moulding to the ceiling. The original ceiling was in bad shape when we moved in so as a temporary fix we covered it with textured paper. It only took us 19 more years to improve upon this.
I love how crisp and clean the ceiling looks now! The crown moulding was the finishing touch and gave the wall paper the polished look it deserves. I will say though, getting a sheet of bead board into a tiny space will try your patience, yikes! In case you are wondering, we had the bead board cut into two pieces and attached it to the ceiling with liquid nails and a nail gun.
trim and ceiling paint - decorators white, Benjamin Moore
prints - 1, 2
monogrammed tissue box