I just wasn't digging the white. It wasn't working for me.
It seems that if shutters are used inside then they should steal the show. If this wall was a bolder color, white shutters might have looked better, they would have popped. Left white on a cream wall, they look like a shy kid hiding in the corner of the room.
before & after
|that's a alot of space to fill.|
gallery wall, maybe?
I'm truly hung up on what to do here.
I knew mine would turn out a bit differently because, 1: my wood was painted, not raw, and 2: there was a layer of colored paint added.
being lazy, I left the shutters on the wall. our room had poster board and newspaper stuck to it for over a month. its CADD (crafters ADD) coupled with a new baby. oh, and I had to wait for warmish days so I could open the windows.
|pic#2: four year old helped chronicle this event|
pic #4: the bed was moved away during sanding
(we don't want any literal visits from the sandman)
(dumb joke, but I'm laughing)
(I do not believe in making the bed)
**love ** love ** love ** how this process highlighted some of the wood's character
much happier with the color-dashed-weathered look.
our room has been so plain and uninspiring
look at the yumminess of the "water damage" * love *
thank you, gravity
I look forward to repainting the dresser to coordinate. :)
and maybe trying again on the lamp shades, too