It's week 2 of the One Room Challenge.
Since, I talked about my library project last week, some progress has been made. So far, to be honest, my husband has done the most work on this room. After working for five evenings, the white carpet is gone and the hardwood floor is in. I cannot tell you what an improvement this has made to the room.
After stalking craigslist all week I did find a card catalog for the room! I am so excited by this! (I know I am a total nerd.)
Apparently, it came from a nearby middle school, and after it was decommissioned, the seller's brother, who worked at the school, took it home and used it to store various things including tapes. I think it will be a great addition to the room, once I find a table to put it on. More on that later.
Next up for the room is painting the trim on the window that was installed a few weeks ago. (The old one had rotten wood.)
All of the wood trim in this house is dark wood.
Now if this was an old Victorian, I would stain this window to match and be done with it. But it was built in the 80's and I worry that the dark trim is dating the house. I am leaning towards painting the trim around the window white. But that would mean I would probably need to paint all the rest of the trim in the house white also...a big project. Any opinions from anyone if that is worth it? Has anyone else painted dark wood trim in their house, and been happy with it?
Be sure to stop back next week for another update on the library.
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