The Jones' are your normal, healthy, happy, and well balanced family next door. Well, I am not Mrs.Jones. So don't worry about keeping up.
I am a 40 year old home schooling, almost crunchy, wanna be farm owner, Jewish mom.
Well it started with these staircase post. They are the end post that cost $26 a piece at Lowes. Leiws cut the tops of of them and the end off of one to make it shorter than the other.
Wood glued a piece of wood to the ends and then drilled a wood screw up the middle to hold it tight. Then Lewis cut 4 small frames from cheap trim at lowes. We made 1 frame for the bottom and the top to give it a more finished look.
Total cost around $60 bucks.. It is more than what some of the other bloggers have done them for but since a lot cheaper than $159 from Pottery barn. This is the blog I got the idea from http://impatientlyprayingforpatience.blogspot.com/2010/05/12-floor-candlesticks.html.
The first thing we did was put up crown molding about 12 inches down from the ceiling. Then painted the ceiling and the wall down to the molding white. It made the ceiling look closer. Molding cost $55.00. New light fixture $35. Painted the room Hotel St Francis Spirit Blue Valspar $26.
We took the builders mirrors off the wall and then cut wall trim which only cost $10, an attached it to the mirror with liquid nails for mirrors. Make sure it says for mirrors. After it dried we caulked the corners and pained it a glossy white. Then attached the mirror to the wall with the liquid nails. We didn't want to put it back on the clips because we were scared it would cause the frame to bow out. We already had a chrome faucet and knobs to change out the brass to.
The shelves and beach supplies I also already had. Now I had never decorated a room in a beach decor before but when the painting was done I told my husband that the room was telling me how it should be decorated and he cou…