REASON FOR RENOVATION: Accomplish use of an old allowance that is currently actuality acclimated as a accumulator room. This allowance was ahead acclimated as a bedroom, about 10 years ago.
BIGGEST CHALLENGE: 150-year-old accumulator allowance (previously acclimated as a bedroom) in a 150-year-old home.
No one in the ancestors has entered the allowance for the accomplished brace of years. It was basically neglected.
So why not declutter the accomplished room, and apple-pie it all over again?
BEDROOM SIZE: 13×12 and 14 bottom ceilings.
BEDROOM STYLE: I had no abstraction on my apperception how I capital the allowance to attending like; but I aloof capital to alpha the action and appear up with account during the renovation.
STEP ONE: Declutter.
The aboriginal affair that was done was to abolish whatever was central the room, afresh apple-pie up the mess.
There comes a surprise; cast on the walls. The affair was anchored in a day.
To abate the accident of application wallpaper, and removing it afresh in case cast appears; I absitively to acrylic the walls instead.
STEP TWO: Electrical Wires.
The electrician fabricated abiding no electrical issues would action in the future.
STEP THREE: Crown Molding.
I did not appetite to lower the ceiling, but back our home is somehow classic, I absitively to go with simple abstraction to ascertain the corners of the ceiling. I corrective them white to alloy in with the allowance bank color.
STEP FOUR: Paint.
WALL COLOR: Crisp hardly cogitating white.
I did not appetite to booty any risks back it comes to colors, so I adjudge to go for hardly cogitating white walls, to accomplish the allowance feel aerial and bright.
PAINTING PROCESS: 5 days.
Painting the allowance took about 5 canicule to be completed. The action was hardly continued because the walls were not in acutely acceptable condition, and they had to be anchored afore they were corrective several coats.
WINDOWS – The aluminum windows were additionally corrective from gray to white. One of the windows did not accept a board window trim, so this was installed by the carpenter.
STEP FOUR: Door.
The old aperture had to be removed, and the carpenter had created a white French double-door with atramentous handles to booty beneath amplitude from anniversary ancillary of the walls back they were opened.
STEP FIVE: Balk Floors.
This has got to be the best agitative allotment of the accomplished renovation. Aphotic balk floors were installed in beneath than 3 hours! The attic has adapted the accomplished room; it fabricated such a massive difference.
STEP SIX: Curtains.
Two 10 bottom curtains were installed. I absitively not to go for attic to beam curtains, because they are way too difficult to abolish every time they charge to be cleaned, due to the aerial ceiling. The blind rods were aphotic brown, and they were called to bout the blush of the floor.
CHALLENGE: Very aerial ceilings.
It is an average-sized bedchamber with 14 anxiety aerial ceilings.
STEP SEVEN: Chandelier.
The leather/copper chandelier was installed afterwards. The chandelier has 8 lights, and the mix of hand-carved covering and chestnut fabricated it such an absorbing beam fixture, which brought the allowance to life.
STEP EIGHT: Mirror.
I got a 120×80 gold affected mirror installed adverse the bed on the larboard side. It was afraid in a way you cannot see your absorption on the mirror back you are on the bed.
STEP NINE: Bank frames.
Two capricious bank frames were added to the appropriate bank on both abandon of the curtains. One was afraid college than the college to add some absorption to the wall, and not accomplish it feel like every distinct accoutrement is added on the aforementioned akin on every distinct wall. The anatomy akin the mirror frame.
STEP TEN: Armchair.
An orange covering armchair was added in the bend amid both windows.
STEP ELEVEN: Carpet.
I accept additionally purchased a 10 x 6.5 bottom Belgian carpet, with is fabricated of lighter colors (mix of white, beige, greige, blah and ablaze brown) and would antithesis the colors of the room.