Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Taupe, Caramel, Beige, Camel, Coffee...

I want to paint our new apartment. I am so sick of crisp, white, apartment-living walls. I want our new home together to feel more like a home and less like a temporary place to throw our stuff until we REALLY get our lives together.

So I was super excited when our new apartment manager told us we could paint. A couple of weeks later (after the lease was signed) she clarified with a "no color" policy. Erg! I was looking forward to golden, yellow walls with punches of burnt orange that would complement our red couch and dark brown furniture. At least I'll get to paint with a "nice light beige or something similar". We just have to go paint shopping now.

I spent last night cleaning the new apartment. I vacuumed each room (and the closets), scrubbed the bathroom shower and sink, dusted the headboards and doors, and scrubbed the light switches and electrical outlets. All I have left is to sweep and mop the kitchen and bathroom and scrub cabinet shelves. I should be good to go!

Pookie found me a birthday present!! I can't wait: Dezign With a Z Wall Decals!


zana said...

So Liz, it sounds like you are nesting! Too bad about the apt. colours. Um, I had no idea Clint's nickname was pookie.
In-ter-est-ing :)
Call me soon!

Sarah Ridgley said...

yeah right. you expect me to believe that you really did all that cleaning?? ha

Katy Weaver said...

Send me your new address so I can update my contact file. I fell in love with the "color match" thing at Home Depot (any paint store). Match the color to something you love and they can mix it. I'm glad you're getting settled into married life!