|I know...the mess...but that's how it is sometimes...|
I don't spend too much time in my bedroom outside of dressing and sleeping, to be honest. But I want it to be a calm, elegant retreat that I can spend more time reading in. I've seen a lot of great bedrooms painted gray lately, and with our golden brass bed and blue/cream comforter, I thought gray would be perfect for my room, too.
I went with a Valspar paint in Simply Gray, in their Signature line, and one gallon was enough to cover the entire room, thank goodness! Our entire apartment is painted the generic off-white, so the change was greatly needed.
|Ellie upset that we messed up that we covered her bed|
I did it right this time too, took time to tape the trim so it came out even, and covered that bed and comforter like crazy so I didn't accidentally splatter some paint on it. My mom bought the bed frame for $800 in the 1970s, and polished it up and gave it to me just a few months ago. Isn't it gorgeous!?
It only took about six hours for us to finish the room, a Saturday night and a Sunday afternoon, but now I'm worn out and ready for bed!
Paint is one of the easiest ways to drastically change the feel of a room, and it already seems calmer to me! Or maybe that's just the paint fumes...