Last Christmas we gave Amy a bedroom makeover, and the project has finally begun! She is 16 now, and deserves a bedroom more fitting for a young lady and not the 5th grader she was when we painted her room this shocking (but really beautiful) green. This time around she has chosen a color scheme of cream and chocolate brown.
We have this gorgeous fabric on order for new curtains to replace the curtains made from black barkcloth (gee, I wonder who influenced her to choose that fabric?) as well as a circa 1900 light fixture and some brass hooks for the back of her door to replace the “Barney the dinosaur” colored green and purple star shaped ones-left over from the previous owner’s attempt at decorating.
Fortunately, my husband is a talented wood worker and knows how to do some basic electrical work, too. He is building in a new bookcase, finishing the wood moulding and trim in the room, and will be able to install the light fixture as well. Amy and I will handle most of the painting. There is a lot of work to come in the days ahead, and it will be all hands on deck to get Amy’s room done in a timely manner (hopefully before she graduates from high school!)
I’ll try my best to keep up with my blog, and I will certainly keep you all posted with the progress!