Goodbye Garage- Paint it White

Today, I am sharing our freshly painted white garage/multi use space..woohoo!!!!

Lets take it wayyyy back to the ‘before’ of how the garage looked for the last 2 years:

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And the trim post from last week to refresh your memory:

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And now for some prettyyyyy!!

I decided to go with one of my absolute favorite white paints by Benjamin Moore- White Dove for pretty much every surface except the ceilings are BM- Decorators White. We had these simple desks made and added the gorgeous pendant lighting over each. I love the punch that they add to the space!

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Another angle before paint:

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After paint:

I wanted the rail and ladder to contrast against the white so I went with a minimax stain in weathered oak and I love how it turned out. The sconces are a simple style in a muted brass.

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Another bunk shot, before the rail/ladder/cabinet door:

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After:

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Angle looking back towards laundry area before:

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After:

Door color- BM- Wrought Iron

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One more bunk shot before:

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After:

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I LOVE how it turned out and how fresh and clean it feels now! We said before we started this project that we probably will wonder how we lived without it and that is totally how we feel. It’s just so nice to have 500 extra useable square feet!

It may take a while to furnish the space because we need to start focusing our spending on baby girl’s nursery, but I am just so pleased with how it looks now freshly painted and clean!!

Thanks for stopping by!

xoxo,

O


Pumpkin Painting

Stephen and I decided to have a little pumpkin painting party for 2. We got our Pumpkin Spice Latte and Caramel Apple Spice from Starbucks, put some cinnamon rolls in the oven, put on a Miles Davis record and started painting our little pumpkins! All of those things combined makes for a perfect day!

Here’s the set up.

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And the delicious cinnamon rolls fresh out of the oven. Yum!Image

Once we polished off a couple of cinnamon rolls we got right to painting! I chose to do a simple white polka dot pumpkin and a gold and white stripe/dots pumpkin!

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Stephen getting down with his crafty self. Haha.Image

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The finished products:

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A couple of shots of all 3 together!

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And the artists with their masterpieces πŸ™‚

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It was super easy and a really fun fall activity to do together! Go get some pumpkins and paint and see what creation you come up with!

xoxo,

O