Sometime ago I may have mentioned that CC, Jay and I were planning to continue redecorating downstairs to remove all the wallpaper (badly scratched by the cats) and paint the walls instead.
The job was started well over a year ago when my brother-in-law replaced the dark purple walls in the living room with nice fresh off white paint, and then continued by Pascal who took over a month to redo our bedroom, despite the fact that we had stripped the wallpaper ourselves!
The children first tackled Whale’s room and then, as there was plenty of paint over we carried on with the dining area. the breakfast bar had to be removed and we put it back along the wall instead of sticking out into the room. It will take a bit of getting used to but I think I prefer it. What do you think?
It makes the kitchen-diner look much more open but you have to walk a long way to the worktop and it’s a bit high for making pastry.
There was still a good supply of paint left so we moved on to the library where the cats had scratched the paper off in the places where there were no bookcases.
It’s not very noticeable in this picture, but, believe me there were bare patches either side of the window and behind the table and armchair.
Also, you may find it hard to see that the wallpaper was green.
Anyway, the room is now much lighter and fresher. We have painted the window ledges with white gloss paint which we had to buy in England as it’s banned here!
Let’s hope it’s claw proof!
By the way, in case you’re wondering, Bear is still being good . . . . . .