Fast forward three months later and it's finally done.
As you can see in the before pic, there had been a little bit of vandalism (the while paint spots) to the thing while the house was sitting empty for a few years (most likely to bored teenagers or something, we live in a safe neighborhood and I feel very safe here). Plus, we were not huge fans of the honey oak wood stain. No offense to anyone who is, it's just not our cup of tea. Also, the house was built in the mid nineties when flat screen televisions were not even heard of yet, so the space for the box tv would never be used by us. Our goal was to make the entire thing function for us.
As you can see we painted the entire thing white. I love the look of painted
I know your jealous of that maroon paint color on the wall that we discovered when we removed that side of the
Our only other big project this year to tackle is painting the living room. Then we'll take a break with the big projects till 2011.