Hallway Update

Hallway Update

I’m posting a hallway update, like seven months after I posted my hallway inspiration. I’m trying to make good on posting progress pics instead of only posting before and afters… I don’t know why I feel like everything has to be totally finished before I post one photo! That’s just silly. We all learn more by seeing the process and transition! First, a reminder of what the hallway looked like before we decided to tackle it:
… And my little inspiration board:
Now let’s see how far we’ve come!

And some detailed shots:

So we’ve made huge progress! We installed moulding, painted the walls and the moulding, found an awesome gold syrocco mirror from the Rose Bowl flea market, switched out the old flush mount light for a flush mount chandelier, hung two shelves from IKEA, spray painted some frames gold and white and I have something hanging on every wall. I still have to paint the doors, find a new light switch cover, and the gallery walls certainly need some finessing and actual photos and artwork, but the overall effect is there, and we LOVE it. :)

I do have a question about the rug; this rug used to be in the living room (anthropologie fiesta rug 2009), but we replaced it with the significantly larger and more sturdy Corvocado Rug from Anthropologie.  It is a perfect size for the opening in our hallway, but I feel like a runner sized rug would be a better choice for this space. However, I do enjoy how this rug makes the hallway feel more like a room than a hallway. What do you guys think?

Hallway to do:

  • install moulding
  • prime
  • paint walls
  • hang syrocco mirror
  • touch up paint
  • paint doors
  • new light switch cover
  • new door handles?
  • hang frames
  • install flush mount chandelier
  • find artwork and print photos
  • runner rug (?)

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5 Responses to Hallway Update

  1. Kristin says:

    It looks lovely! I have really been loving those deeper blues lately, they just make the rooms feel cozy.

  2. Lindsay says:

    I love it!!! I love the contrast in colors and the deep blue/green color – it is one of my favorite colors to use in home!!
    You have done a fantastic job so far!

  3. carla says:

    looks lovely!! definitely an awsome pop of color and i love the rug! it pulls it all together

  4. carla says:

    looks lovely!! definitely an awesome pop of color and i love the rug! it pulls it all together

  5. […] really have a spot for that arrangement in the apartment, so I just put them around the Syrocco mirror. The painting below is also a flea market […]

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