I'm working on the wall opposite the kitchen cabinets that I refaced last summer. Here's a sketch of what I think it will look like when I'm done. Of course that is assuming I don't change my mind...again. Don't laugh at my dorky drawing...well ok...laugh if you must.
The bookcases are painted. I sanded the edges lightly and am debating about glazing. I may just use some briwax on them and call it done. The middle part is going to be a rustic table with two shelves underneath for large appliances. It will have a skirted front. Above it I plan to hang two shelves for storing my white dishes and other pretties. Those things underneath the first shelf are my mugs..I know...dorky.
Here's a sneak peek at the bookcases:
Sorry the pictures are dark. It was night out and I'm too
And because I had the paint out, and the back hallway is right off the kitchen, of course I had to paint the hallway, which meant stripping the wallpaper border, and washing the walls, and, and, and! My husband wonders why I don't stick to one project. He just doesn't get it. It's like the old song, "The hip bone's connected to the leg bone, the leg bone's connected to the ankle bone, the ankle bone's connected to the foot bone..." There's just no good stopping place!
Oh my though, what a difference. It doesn't look like much yet, but it will! Here's some before shots of the hallway. Again, dark pictures, too pooped to fix them.
Here I had removed the border, primed the red at the top of the wall and cut in the edges.
This last picture is a hint of things to come. There's a reason I didn't bother painting the bottom of the walls.