(An apology in advance for the poor quality of pictures.
There was not one scrap of natural light anywhere in sight!)
Do you remember my guest bathroom walls? The burning red, the lime granita, and finally the split pea soup?
No, of course you don't. You've been busy living your own life. I know. I know.
But I just thought since I left you hanging on the cliff like I did, that I would tell you that the split pea soup walls turned out just lovely once they were all painted. And here are a few "tah-dah!" pictures to show you the final outcome.
The room was inspired by these fabulous photos that I won in a blog giveaway on Rare and Beautiful Treasures. The photos are from the Etsy Shop of Craft Therapea. Aren't they fabulous.
I thought it would be easy to find an 8 x 8 frame in which to put them. Not so. Since I didn't want to pay for custom framing, I did find 12 x 12 frames that are meant to frame scrapbook pages. I found beautiful sheets of 12 x 12 scrapbook paper that look like an old hand-written letter and laid the 8 x 8 pictures on the paper and then in the frame. I love the look.
All the brushed nickel holders, hooks, bars, knobs, and fixtures were sanded primed and painted with Krylon's Oil Rubbed Bronze spray paint. You can't tell from the pictures, but instead of it being a flat black, it has a golden shimmer to it . . . really beautiful.
The mirror is an antique mirror passed on to me by my mom and dad. It also got the Oil Rubbed Bronze treatment.
Under your feet is a wooden floor mat with a black fabric binding.
And to finish off, I found these shore-themed nic nacs either in the house or at Hobby Lobby or TJ Maxx. Love the serene feeling of the shells.
Love how this turned out. Love how Oldest Daughter stuck with me and repainted . . . twice. Love how I won the giveaway that inspired it all.
Just loving this rarest of moments when everything comes together just like I hoped it would!