I have to admit that I am the most proud of this refresh that I’ve done to my living room wall! I used to have floating shelves with my knick knacks on them and wasn’t in love with that look anymore. I had a curtain rod left over from our move a few years ago and I didn’t toss it thinking I could do something with it. I’d seen an idea of several frames hanging from a rod and wanted to figure out how to do this. I went back and forth considering ideas and shooting them down because of the sheer weight frames would have on the rod. Like I said years passed and this idea had been gnawing at me, so I started googling different strings of words to try to get more inspiration on how to accomplish my idea. I came across Rodworks.com and they literally have step-by-step directions for “fake hanging,” check out the link to see! What is this you ask? Let me show you!!
My husband and I moved into our home a few years ago. It has taken us forever to furnish and decorate it. Sometimes I am a little intimidated with all there is to do – sometimes me being a “cheap-skate” gets in the way. I can’t help it… if I find out there is a more inexpensive way to do something then I can’t stomach the thought of over-paying. Take my living room for example. We recently got it painted and my lovely husband made me a coffee table. We still have more to do but figured we should start with the curtains before shelves and other knick knacks. Here are before pictures of my living room. Continue reading