The lower right corner of this picture was where the problem began. In order to keep the drywall seamless and also to cover up that nasty "old school" block window, we decided to take out the whole wall.
After several days of demolition and clean up, we were ready for insulation.
Ahhhh insulation :)
Once the insulation was in, Brandon's dad came down to help him hang drywall. The next few days consisted of 3 rounds of mud and lots of yucky sanding. Then it was time to primer and paint. Brandon made the good decision to go ahead and paint our ceiling and ceiling fan while the room was already a mess. One full week from the time the demolition began, we were ready to paint.
This is where great admiration and thankfulness for the hubs comes in. During this project he worked his normal school schedule, his 2 nights a week at Lenscrafters, and still attended Aubrey's basketball games. Any moment he was home he was in that bedroom. He worked really hard and did such an awesome job. Thanks Brandon!
This is where it gets really exciting folks...
OUR NEW BEDROOM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I have to also share some of the deals we got. I found this comforter set this past summer at Bed Bath and Beyond. It was $150 at the time, and I just couldn't even think about spending that much on a comforter. So, after Christmas, Brandon took me back to see if they still had it. It was marked down to $99 AND I had a 20% off coupon. So, I got the comforter, sheets, 2 decorative pillows, bedskirt, 2 euro shams, and 2 decorative shams for $80. We hadn't purchased a comforter in 6 years. I figure if we keep this for another 6 years, we paid $13 a year. Not too shabby. We've also never had curtains, but, I found all 4 panels and the rod on clearance. For a 104 inch window, I got all of it for $65. I also got the navy lamp shades on clearance for $4.99 each. How pumped was I? Pretty pumped.
Anyway, I love going into that room now. It's cozy and pretty. It's been so nice to be sleeping in our bed after 11 nights on the couches. What a crazy couple of weeks. However, the crazy keeps us on our toes :)