Plywood walls ala chic!

Our tiny tiny studio home for the next year or two. Tiny.

Taken when we moved in Feb 2010

I have talked about how much I hate our current plywood walls with their dark reddy-brown stained trim and frame. In such a small space (484sq ft), all that dark trim really does not add light to the space. Large windows were sacrificed for valuable wall space (and available funds at the time of building).

Still loving my kitchen shelves

My gorgeous kitchen shelves against plywood walls

But House of Turquoise really brought home to me how a little white, a wash/paint can really add light and bright to the same plywood wall treatment in a house.

Now I REALLY want to paint the trim and ceiling white. Now I need money to buy paint and manpower!!!

Images from Country Home



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    18 July 2010

    Good luck! We see a beautiful home revamp in the near future :)Eddie & Jaithan

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    19 July 2010

    thanks Eddie and Jaithan!!!! great to see you on the blog :) i can't wait to own my little farmhouse like you guys have!

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    19 July 2010

    Sometimes it is harder to come up with manpower then money! lol ;)

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    10 September 2010

    yes it is!!! we're dealing with that RIGHT NOW. manpower is so hard to come by! (esp when it's relatives!)


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