Part of that change was completely flipping around, from one side of the room to the other, the TV viewing area, which now left ½ of the room basically empty. In that empty part, I had plans for a game table and chairs, (and will be installing a wet-bar soon too… future posting alert!)
When I started shopping for game tables, I decided I liked the vintage ones better, so I focused my shopping on Craigslist…
The chairs needed to have casters for easy moving on the carpet. I wanted something that was a project, so I could inject my own personality into the finished look. And I didn’t want anything that was too big… or too small… but just the right size… I guess it was kind of like Goldilocks looking for a game table set… But I found it on Craigslist and it was perfect. After a treacherous drive to the other side of the cities (Minneapolis/St. Paul) on what started out to be good roads, but quickly turned bad, we scored this set: click here to read the rest of the story…
The past few weeks I’ve introduced you to a young couple’s first house and their creative decorating touches to it.
Their house is a vintage craftsman style bungalow style. It has almost all the original trim throughout, (except the bathroom and kitchen)
The trim on the main level is the original dark oak finish… gorgeous!
The upstairs is all painted white… beautiful and fresh!
So that leaves the stairway as the segue between dark oak trim on the main level and painted white trim on the 2nd level.
Before they started any work on this house, both landings and stairway totally click here to read the rest of the story