Monday, April 4, 2011

Drama.

I felt our downstairs bathroom needed some drama. I was looking into wallpaper and did not want something busy that would compete with our checkered floor. And, if you can't pick a fun wallpaper, what's the point of installing it?
I have really been enjoying darker rooms and thought the worst that could happen would be a waste of ten dollars.

I'm so glad I painted. The room feels more memorable than it did with it's light tan walls.






Here's the before:

Lesson learned: take chances.

10 comments:

Meter said...

LOVE IT!

Brittany {Gallery No. Eight} said...

LOVE the dark walls!! The floor is pretty fab and the dark walls just make it even better!!

jennifer little said...

amaaaaazing! Wow-the difference is unreal.

Tiffany @ Savor Home said...

Chance well taken! The dark color makes all of the other details pop out. I love the ruffled shower curtain. And I heart beadboard... Great job.

Marla in Columbus said...

The dark looks great with your floors.

From a long-time reader, but not commenter.

Whimsy World said...

Definetly better! Looks great!!!

Yolie. said...

love the wall Ash! Love the pop of pink from your flower! Just had to add one to mine after seeing your photo!

elizabeth@themustardceiling said...

Love the new drama, it looks incredible with your floors.

paula said...

it is absolutely stunning!

Melissa said...

Wow! I would have never thought to do black. But I LOVE this it looks great.