They far exceed my expectations
And although I knew it would look better - I never realized what a huge impact it would make!
When I first bought this sofa set - they had huge fitted back pillows - so huge in fact, that you couldn't comfortably lean all the way back - so after years of complaining about that little fact - I threw them out and replaced them with feather pillows - which I can now easily change covers out whenever I want.........................we can also toss them aside when we want to lay waaaayyyy back because this set is quite deep.
( you should have heard the conversation that took place over throwing the back pieces out - oh boy -
I think the neighbors weighed in on that one )
What felt like a cramped space - all of a sudden feels cosy and cohesive - and though it's not quite finished it feels like a place I can lay comfortably in with a good book
Mary ( the young girl who did these ) tried to talk me out of stark white - I'm SO happy I didn't listen to her LOL - I don't think off white would have done it for this cottage-y type of room -
Here's Mary - she actually delivered them AND put them on !!!
If anyone in the Montreal area is looking to have custom slip covers made contact me - she's incredible!
Suzan says - Cedar branches - the neighbor cut their tree down
John says - You're kidding me, right?
Suzan says - No - I quite like them - they give a little color in an all white room
John says - IT'S UGLY - I DON'T LIKE IT - MAKES THE ROOM LOOK HAUNTED
( do any of you remember my " haunted " experience in this house HERE? )
This place is quite dark - now that I think of it all my houses have been quite dark - that must be the upside of buying a newer house - older ones tend to be dark - I'd probably have to wear sunglasses in a bright house until I became accustomed to it LOL )
But just painting the walls white ( and the fireplace actually ) - and having the furniture slipcovered - brightens it up immensely !
Oh and Pic Monkey - if you live in a dark house Pic Monkey is a must.
Anyway - one less room to make me cringe....................
So 4 down - and 5 to go.
Want a before? ( well you're getting one ! )
As in when we first saw it last November?
From Ski Lodge - to Cottage
( here they were in their beige state of mind - even Soda didn't want anything to do with them )
Though it doesn't show so much they were in an appalling state
I may even curl up and read tonight
So while John continues on the floor in this room ( which we will call the " reading room " just because I like the idea of having one )
I'll try my best to make myself comfortable here lol
( these 2 rooms face each other off the hall - so I can keep an eye on him )
I desperately need a night or 2 of doing nothing actually
Does that sound like whining?
Has my blog become a whine fest?
We're both losing our minds a little with these reno's ..........................and I think I'm complaining a little too much here
But one night - I just want one night to sit around and get lost in a good book
Hope you all have a wonderful Thursday everyone !
See you tomorrow -
I love ya
tomorrow ( and you guys - I love you guys too )
You're only a day away ♪ ♫
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