Oh, stop being such a fatalist. I'm talking about home improvement projects.
During (phase one):
During (phase two):
We've never done wallpaper--and yes, I'm counting border in that category--before. I think it turned out well.
It's not done. Any experienced home remodeled knows that the project is never, ever done. There's this:
Note the baseboard--it's still in the garage. Also, note the shocking lack of bookcases. And, of course, the pictures. See all these:
Some part or whole of all those pictures in all those frames have to be decoratively applied to walls.
Like this original work I bought at an auction:
I thought over here would be nice, between the window and the tall case, right over the chair:
But you know what my four-year-old son said when I asked if he liked it there? And I quote: "Not so much." This is the problem with raising a boy with taste. Everyone's a critic.
Still, this week, I sat in my office, finished the Vegetarian book, and started Redeeming Vicky.
For every ending, there's a new beginning. Even with home improvement projects.