December 5, 2008

Urgent... opinions needed!

I know, I know. It is nearly 4 pm on a Friday... who wants to think!? However I am in need of some serious opinions, and FAST!

Husband and I were not planning on doing any painting to our new home, however the more I look at this



the more I want to paint it and paint it now!

Yes. Welcome to my craft room!


I have not been able to convince myself to put away anything. "Swimming Pool Blue" just doesn't do it for me :-)



This is where YOU come in! I want suggestions! What color should I paint? Any affordable lighting ideas(see those ceiling tile lights)? What about shelving? Those "built in shelves" need to go! Plus, what is up with the window that isn't a window (the house was renovated a few years ago, so that 'window' doesn't look anywhere).

Please I need ALL ideas! Anything goes!


Oh, how could I nearly forget... this...




Yeah, I have tripped over it a few times now. How can I fix this one?
Hurry, as time is limited! I might pick out paint 'n' stuff in the next 24 hours!!!

THANK YOU!


What fun project are you working on this weekend?


5 comments:

  1. Maybe a light green? But I'm not good with decorating/paint colors. If all else fails, pick your favorite color and go with it! You can always re-paint it if you don't like it.

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  2. This looks like a basement room. How about painting it a cream and then keep those shelves and paint them a nice sunny (but still soft) yellow or another cheerful color? I can't recommend anything for the "window", but the thing on the floor is actually an entrance to your sewer pipes so you can't really cover it unless you do so in a way tht you can still easily access it.

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  3. I second the yellow. Also, a craft room screams for (maybe the back of the door) chalkboard paint...
    I have a yellow kitchen (think the yellow on the box of cheerios) and I have been wanting to put a chair rail around the room of a 8 inch wide strip of chalkboard.

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  4. I'm a little partial to green and white (click for image)and I'd probably use pink instead of the red...but it definitely needs some brightening. I have no idea about the floor issue...is it in the middle of the room, or is it near a wall so you could put some sort of shelves or storage something over it?

    Why not go online and do a google image search for craft room ideas? You might see something that pops up that totally clicks with you. How fun!!! Keep us posted.

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  5. sorry I'm late. and sorry again, I can not figure out what is that you are showing us in the last picture?

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