So as you recall from yesterday's post, taking down the wallpaper in the mudroom was nothing short of a nightmare. After spending all day Saturday taking down the wallpaper, we spent the first half of Sunday repairing the damaged walls.
Centsational Girl. I had bought all of the wood and had it cut to size a week or so ago from our local hardware store. We took the wood for the top and did a test run to see how it fit. It fit fine with one major problem...apparently that wall in our mudroom is not straight...AT ALL.
I mean there is a bow in the wall that spanned over 22" and was deep enough that you could fit all of your fingers behind it. Houston ... we have a problem. This was not a little bit of space that you could caulk.
Centsational Girl and we cut the battens to size every 15".
We also had two more colors on the wall...this time we had a winner...Silver Screen from Behr (Home Depot). I bought the paint with primer since the walls weren't 100% perfect. That turned out to be a great decision. The paint coverage was awesome allowing us to use only one coat.
At 11pm Sunday evening, the project was complete. Finally I was up to the fun stuff...the decorating. In the next few days I will share with you what I have done - I can't wait to add all of the accessories and "fun stuff". The board and batten was truly easy, once we dealt with the bowed wall issue. Thanks to Centsational Girl for such an awesome tutorial. Please let me know what you think. I just love how it came out.
What a difference!
Don't forget to stop back this evening at 8pm EST when the link party opens up. I can't wait to see what you have been working on.
Wow Big Difference! Looks really nice with the changes you've made!
What a difference is right! Wow! It looks amazing! Great job! Thanks for sharing.
This looks fantastic! What a beautiful transformation!
Wow!! You did a great job! Love it!
Judy, I feel for you... It looks amazing
I love it! What a huge improvement from the wallpaper - so classic. Worth all of the hassles in getting there? I think so! I love board and batten oh-so-much!
Sometimes the best way to solve a problem is to walk away. Your idea is a super duper cute fix, and the room looks 150% better especially knowing all the hard work you guys put into it and how you stuck with it. Great job, I love it!
I love it!!! Made such a difference
WOW! What a huge change. It looks great!
What an amazing difference! Gotta tell ya, I can't wait til my kids are older so when they want to "help" me in projects I can give them a real job (like peeling wallpaper!) rather than letting them "paint" with a dry paint brush! New follower to you now too! Thanks for stopping by and following me!
Oh my goodness Judy! It looks fantastic!!! It actually makes the space look larger and the paint color is perfect. Oh, you are sooooo motivating me to get some things done around this here place! :-)
I L.O.V.E. this!!! Amazing job!
Looks stunning! Wow, what a difference from the wallpaper, right? You did a fabulous job. I find that most homes/apts do not have even walls ~ much to our chagrin when we attempt to do improvements. I love the color of grey that you selected. Can't wait to see the decor you're adding!
It looks awesome! So glad you stuck with it, can't wait to see it all prettied up (although I like it as is)!
BIG differene! Lots of work but I love the look!
what an amazing change! I'm bookmarking this. I smell a project for my hubby!
This looks FAN-TAB-U-LOUS!!!! Awesome job lady!
Stacey of Embracing change
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