well, it's monday and my weekend was evenly mixed with fun activities and not so fun... my auto cad midterm is due to my professor via email tonight for class tomorrow and i spent a good part of the weekend working on that. i'm taking a small break to write this post because i am soooo excited to share these after photos of my little closet/office makeover! i live in an apartment building that was built in the early 1920's and have this tiny dressing room/closet that i decided to start using as a home office when i lost my job....
so, you may remember my mentioning my unfortunate decision to paint this space a blush color that morphed into pepto bismol pink and the daunting task of repainting the space that i was avoiding until recently....
well, my groovy flea market light and my parents recent visit finally spurred me into action! so, here's a little recap of what i did..
a gallon of behr white paint/primer really did the trick of covering all that pink... some groovy brass nail heads from home depot and silver vinyl from my local fabric store worked perfectly to cover the top of the built in dresser (it was not so cute before as it has been painted over a million times by past tenants). also, i cut and hemmed a dwell for target tablecloth and attached it with brass nail heads in order to hide the shelves holding plastic bins and computer wires and equipment. dwell studio designs some super cool prints and buying a tablecloth to use for the fabric works well on an intern budget!
and every good designer in training needs an inspiration board!
kooky vintage girly paintings i collected from the local flea markets add color to the walls... i decided to keep the upper part of the wall empty in order to maximize the really cool shadow effect coming from the light!
and my vintage globe rocks!
so, onto the next project now... well, after i finish with auto cad homework anyway...
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the almost 40 year old intern