Okay, it’s been a while since we did any actual work on our living area (aside from the stairs, which are kind of a part of the project, kind of not). But it took a while for me to get motivated to clean and get tools off the floor and all of those fun details that make pictures worth seeing. Yes, I was too lazy to take tools downstairs. It happens.
The point is that I finally found the motivation to clean up the living area. It’s called having guests that we don’t know. Funny how that makes cleaning seem so much more important. Yay for guests! Yay for a clean house.
Lest you think we just have a boring white house, let me show you the before pictures. This is what you used to see of our dining room from the living room:
So before all of the blood, sweat and tears, we had a peach kitchen, a red dining room, and a pink-ish taupe living room. My main goal was to turn it into one bright, inviting space. So then (drumroll, please), there was this:
And this might be my favorite area of all:
It’s hard to pick a favorite spot though. See that little green bin on the top shelf? That holds all of the papers that used to swarm onto our couch and counter and everywhere. Not to mention the fact that the cookbooks are actually in the kitchen area now.