When you rent in Australia, you’re not normally allowed to repaint the place. Lengthy processes of applications and justifications are required for everything. Otherwise, we’d have repainted the entire home in a bright white (or Antique White).
(And enjoyed spots of yellows and kelly-greens and reds on walls here and there.)
While we love the space in this new rental, it’s quite tired. It’s been rented out for a long while so it would benefit from a repaint and update.
For example, we are
saddled blessed with cupids in the master flanking our bed. shudder
One place I could not stand leaving as is was the insides of the girls’ built-in wardrobes:
So I used 3M adhesive velctro strips to line the back of the shelving. Just the one pair of velcro strips and eased the fabric down past each shelf.
I chose a pretty ballerina fabric for Hannah:
.. and a cheerful and bright print for Jasmine:
I’m so pleased with the happy and cheerful result: