Two weeks ago, I joined in a Project Procrastinators Party over at The Inspired Room. After much deliberation, I decided I wanted to tackle my stairway project.
First, let me show you once again my wonderful decorating sense. (Note the dripping sarcasm)
Top Half - Before:
Bottom Half - Before:
After much sweat and tears (ok - no tears but with these pregnancy hormones, yes there was a lot of sweat!) I got those stairs AND the trim painted! (T had already painted the walls of the top half and the shelving had also already been painted). I'm mighty proud of myself, too.
Top Half - After:
Bottom Half - After:
We do still need to repair the drywall at the base of the stairs, but like I said before, it's very far down on the totum pole. Maybe we'll tackle it next winter, but I do know I'm not about to attempt drywall on my own at 32+ weeks pregnant, thank you very much. Crazy? Yes. Nesting? Yes again. Stupid? No. I'll wait until T is ready to help me.
I still have a few things I want to do (like put a few more pretty things on top and make some kind of small chalkboard labels for my baskets) and a few things I want to buy (I may replace one of the hanging baskets with a sign or wreath - and I want to find a small wooden step ladder to attach to the wall under the shelves to store our most worn shoes so they aren't in the doorway). But all in all, I'm very pleased with what I've accomplished so far.
Any ideas or suggestions on finishing it up would be greatly appreciated!
Now, make sure you head on over to The Inspired Room to see the After Photos!