Bragging is unbecoming, #humblebragging is obnoxious, yet modesty can be disingenuous. I don’t know where this statement falls, but: my husband is so freaking handy, I can’t even stand it [yes, I can.]
He built our deck.
And our morning room table.
And he put crown molding up in Emily’s living room.
And that be built that really cool Rotunda for our Longwood room. [House Hunter’s episode link, btw]
This weekend he added another house-beautifying project to his resume: painting and stenciling our powder room. When we first moved in, Cutting Edge Stencils offered to send me a stencil of my choice, and I was stoked.
It’s taken us* this long to complete the project, because when you build a house, you have a 12-month “check up” so to speak where the builder will come in and fix anything and everything – including nail pops. If you’ve painted and they come to fix a nail pop, they simply cover it back up with the horrific “builder beige” – and I think we can all agree, that would totally screw up a fancy stencil.
Thankfully, we’ve made it through the 12-month review, so stenciling can commence! And I must say, I think it looks awesome.
This is the Nagoya All Over stencil
We happened to stumble upon these two prints when we stopped by Tweed on Sunday, and I don’t they could be any more fitting [both with the color scheme & my personal philosophy on life in general 😉 ]
From Cory’s feedback, the stencil was super easy to use. From my feedback, I love everything about it. We have a tray ceiling in our bedroom, and we’re both convinced the stencil would be so cool up there. Not so convincing…actually doing it.
*When I say “us” I mean Cory. While I am an awesome “project manager” my contribution to these projects is, well…nothing.
Just because I’m curious: Are you handy?