Weeks and weeks ago we ordered our carpets which felt like we’d reached a major milestone. However, we suddenly realised we had a huge list of jobs to do before they could arrive. Luckily, we had arranged for the hall carpets to come at a later date and so it was just the bedrooms that we needed to concentrate on.
The Husband deserves all the credit as he has been working his socks off to make it all happen. If the design was down to me it would probably just be white walls and standard light fittings but thankfully he is much braver! That said, we would probably have finished my designs weeks ago!!
We had finished the guest room a while ago and so the next focus was our bedroom. We went for Lamp Room Gray this time and The Husband spent several evenings painting all the walls, the ceiling and the woodwork.
He’s a bit worried it is too dark but I think with all of our white linen it will look warm and cosy.
The next job was the light which was far bigger than I initially had in mind but now it is up I really like it. Putting it up was not much fun though, I was balancing the weight of it on my head while up the ladder as The Husband fixed it in place!
The final prep for the room was to hang up our new Roman blinds and varnish the fire place.
While it does seems a shame to cover up the lovely floorboards I really hate being cold and am hoping the carpet will make it really warm.
In the room that will be my study, we have gone for Cornforth White. It was the first room that I have been allowed to paint myself and despite it being the smallest room in the house it took me hours…and we had to go out and buy more paint.
Thankfully we were all done in time and the carpets are now in – Whoop Whoop. Here is a quick glimpse of the bedroom. The top one is just before the carpet went down but you can see the new blinds and the painted window:
This is the end result: