The before shot. Note the green carpet, lack of overhead lighting, and of course, the lovely wall mural lingering in the background.
See a series of before, during, and after shots when you read more.
First we focused our efforts on removing wallpaper and painting the walls. With a built-in drop cloth of green carpeting, painting was a breeze. Removing the wallpaper on the other hand . . .
Once the rooms were painted, it was time to bring back the hardwood floors. All that glory buried for so many years. Just heavenly.
Finally, adding much needed light to the space with recessed lighting pulled everything together . . .
Which leads us to . . .
Of course there are a lot of bare spots where wall art needs to be hung and little to-do’s are still haunting our dreams, but I’d like to think our living room has certainly improved over the past four weeks.
For more info and photos of this project and others, visit us at Live the Home Life! — Cara