Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Hallway: Step 2

Okay guys, get ready for lots of pictures.  Remember how I said we got lots done over our long weekend, this was one more thing crossed off the list.  One tiny change that made a HUGE difference.  I keep asking myself why we didn't do this sooner.  And it cost nothing.  I had the paint on hand, leftover from all the other tan walls we painted when we bought our house.  So, after a good paint mixing, I was ready to go.

I'm just going to let the pictures do the talking.  Here we go.
The hallway when we bought the house.  And I didn't realize how gross the carpet looked in pictures.  We've had it cleaned and it's much better.  And it's getting replaced soon.

Stupid stupid stripes.  Someone really should've told me no.

Stripes be gone.  I love how it looks now.  Maybe love is too strong of a word, I'm never going to love paneling, but it's so much better than it was!

And now a few more pictures just to show off how much better it is.
We have this weird little nook....  It looks like a "Time Out" spot.  I'm not in love with what I have here, but it works for now.

This is so much better, right?!  I'm completely smitten with the change!

I love how much of a change a couple hours and a red Solo cup full of paint can make.  Yes, I poured my paint in a Red Solo Cup.  Classy.  That's what you do when your paint is in a five gallon bucket.  It works though.

Anybody else making tiny changes that have a huge impact?  Do you guys hate paneling as much as I do?


  1. Hey girl...Stripes be gone! I love the new look and the fact you used a RED SOLO CUP! Now I know where you send your husband when he has been bad! LOL!

    1. Ya know, you work with what you've got. And the red solo cup got the job done. With class.
      That's totally what my mom says too :)