Wednesday 6 July 2011

Home Sweet Home: Part 1

So, I know that some of you have been eagerly awaiting pictures of my little palace. Well, it's still not finished. If I'm honest, I have no idea when it will be. However, I am impatient and want to show you a few photographs! So, without further ado, let's start with the living room. Here's what it looked like before...

Pretty grim, yes? Brown walls, brown carpet, brown skirting boards. Dull dull dull. And now?

That's not the best photo in the world but it's a very frustrating room to take photos of! The wall inbetween the living room and dining rooms makes getting a decent shot of either room very difficult. Still, hopefully you can see that it is white! With carpet! And a big television. Oh yes. There are curtains up now and wooden Venetian blinds will be going up any day, to banish those horrific office-style vertical blinds. The pink chair is from Tesco and was more trouble than it's worth, but I do love it.

Now for the details...

Top: 'Make Art Not War' bought at the Tate Modern, in a Paperchase frame; Green vase from IKEA; 
Anthony Wilson on Manchester coaster. Yes, we do do things differently here

Middle: New York canvas, photograph by me; Blown up photograph, taken by me in Pacha, Ibiza in 2006; 
Fabric letter 'H' from Anthropologie

Bottom: Lips telephone that the world and his wife seems to own, bought from Amazon; 
My A-Level Art coursework featuring the Royal Exchange Building, Manchester. Done in inks

So, there you go! One room down, five more (plus the hall, stairs and landing) to show you.