This isn't so much repair as it is re-fresh...
I want to start with one room in my home. It is a small 10x10 bedroom.
It is currently white, with stained pine trim (kinda medium brown colour).
There is blue 'sky' appearance carpet, although, it should be replaced... it
is looking shabby. The furniture is wood (probably pine) stained to a
There is a good size window for the room.
I have no idea where to start looking for ideas, I am not a pro... ;)...
Maybe magazines?? But realistic... I don't have thousands to spend on new
furniture, just the basics.
I would probably paint the ceiling white, and the walls a different colour
that would go well with the trim and existing furniture... I can paint the
furniture (hammer tone or something?!? hmmm..)
Any suggestions to get me started would be great. The entire house is basic
stained pine, not colonial trim, just plain jane trim. Whatever I do to
refresh has to go with the existing trim... I don't feel like a complete
Are there any other newsgroups that are good resources?