Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Paint, Bead Board and Corbels....

Today I finished painting the first coat of Belgian Waffle on the top half of the dining room. The bottom half is primed and waiting for the white semi-gloss.

Here is the dining room before. It was chocolate brown. And for some reason, the previous owners painted the wainscoting the same color.


Here is one view of the dining room, partially repainted. See that TALL ladder in the background? I have to climb that to reach the top of the wall.


Here is another view of the dining room. I think after the second coat of Belgian Waffle on the top and the wainscoting painted white it will look 1 million times better.



Here is the powder room....remember we had a flood and had to have the floor replaced. This is the room I am wallpapering the top with black and white toile.


The bottom now has the bead board on! It needs to be painted, but it looks good!!





And remember the tile wall underneath the counter with the skinny corbels?? See picture below.





The tile is gone, new drywall in it's place and the corbels are on.

Things are starting to come together. I can't work on the house tomorrow. I have a lot of errands to do. Stop back in on Friday for the latest happenings....
Welcome Home,
Penny

28 comments:

  1. Penny,

    You sure have been busy - all of your hard work is paying off. It looks great! I can't wait to see the toile wallpaper in the powder room.

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  2. You have really been busy...what a difference....I think they owners must have been tired and just painted the whole thing the same color...LOL...your room is beautiful....can't wait to see it finished.

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  3. My goodness you work fast! Love the new corbells!

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  4. Coming together nicely Penny! Also love that champagne swilling bath, well thats what I would do in it! Rachaelxo

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  5. Oh, yes...things are sooo coming together. It is going to be a beautiful dining room....

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  6. I love the dining room color and the powder room is going to be beautiful. I wanted to wallpaper our powder room, but I got overruled. Should have stuck to my guns.

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  7. I have to stop in every morning to see the progress. It is amazing.

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  8. Oh yes, belgian waffle is so much prettier than brown:>) lol. That's the Penny I know and love! The beadboard and wainscoting is such a great detail in a home. It makes a huge difference in how put together a room looks. I am just waiting to see that toile paper in the bath!

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  9. Your progress each day is amazing. You must be exhausted!

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  10. You really are making changes there and it's going to be fabulous. Love those corbels and the Belgian Waffle paint!

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  11. It probably seems painfully slow progress from your vantage point but I'm amazed at what you have done already. Everything looks beautiful. You have a real decoraters eye.

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  12. Looks wonderful Penny! Where did ya purchase your corbels?

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  13. It's coming right along! Great job Penny :)

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  14. I love seeing your progress Penny! It's turning out beautiful!!

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  15. Good morning Penny, your progress is looking great. Your dining room will be beautiful in yellow and white. Who would painting wainscoting the same color as the walls? No appreciation of a great feature that's for sure. I love the bead board and the corbels. All things will soon come to pass. Be careful on the tall ladder. Right now I am doing the same thing. I am painting my great room Laura Ashley gold # 3. I love the color but my ceilings are 20 feet high. LOL. My tall son will help me finish the high part.

    Have a happy day and be careful.

    Hugs, Jeanne

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  16. Hi Penny,
    You are really moving along. I love bead board!. Everything is look Good!

    Enjoy your day,
    Elizabeth

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  17. Wow, what a difference. Can't wait to see everything painted!

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  18. Looking good!!!! It's all coming together so beautifully!

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  19. Things are looking great. Love the yellow you've chosen for the walls. Mimi

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  20. Things are looking so nice, Penny. It's amazing how much work you're getting done!

    Hugs,
    Donna

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  21. I love the Belgian Waffle, Penny! Your home is looking better and better each day. I'm looking forward to updates, on Friday!

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  22. Oh Penny, I am taking notes! Your eye has see things that I did not even notice and the improvements are absolutely amazing! The corbels take the look from ordinary to fabulous! I am really enjoying sharing your journey of home transformation :)

    Hugs,
    Dena

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  23. Penny, Are just about wore out, yet...cause I am! ;) It sure is looking good! Nancy

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  24. Great color paint....with a great name...do you ever wonder who gives paint their color names....Not men I'm sure....Maybe they all rent out Martha...

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  25. As Jeanne said, PLEASE be careful on that very tall ladder.....I really do want to see you all in one piece in a couple of weeks dear!

    Looking great everywhere - what a huge difference the large corbels make.

    You asked - October 26 is my day!!! How quickly the years go by now!

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  26. It looks great! You have been one busy lady and you really work fast!!! Will be looking forward to the next post!

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  27. Wow! You've been busy. It looks great and cannot wait to see the finished rooms. I bet you can't either! Have a lovely weekend.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  28. I love, love, love this room! Actually we just recently updated our home and with new hardwood floors and painted the moldings white and everything just pops. I really should install some corbels for added wall accents!

    Great room. Pat yourself on the back becuase it's definitely a job well done.

    Mary

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