Davies DIY

After a lot of this:

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And this: during

We’ve done this…

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photo 1And this…

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And then I saw and fell in love with this kid’s bedroom on Pinterest…

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I was feeling ambitious so I went out and started painting without telling my husband…

I have done this so far…

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Not bad seeming he was in China for a week, back for 4 days (wherein we moved), then he left for Europe for a fortnight. Bless his jet-lagged soul.

P.S. If you are thinking of painting a room in your house, make sure you buy one of these…

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Honestly, it’s like manna from heaven. Especially for the stripes in Lizzy’s room (we have textured walls so it must work even better on non-textured). FYI, stripes for a novice home painter (like me) are very ambitious, making sure they are all level and equal ended up being a bit of a headache and took 3 days longer than I had hoped.  However, I am loving the result and I know it will be cray cray adorbs when I’m done.

Still can’t quite believe that we have this wonderful huge house (huge compared to England, considered a ‘starter home’ for Americans).

Tweet me or comment below if you have questions or want more detailed photos!

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