Our Closet... a 6 month saga

I'm gonna start from the top to refresh everyone's memory. Because it has taken. so. long. I wouldn't expect anyone to remember where we started, and how far we've come (and by we I am entirely referring to Sean). I know that it definitely hasn't settled in for us just yet that we can hang our clothes again instead of living out of hampers!

Welcome to our master bedroom closet circa August 2010. Not bad, right? We originally planned to extend the hardwood floors into here and perhaps beef up the organization system.
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Then Sean fell down the rabbit hole one afternoon.
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When he saw the possibilities behind the wall he wasted no time in ripping it down (trust me people, a little planning goes a long way! Hence the 7 month timeline this thing has taken).

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We were over the moon imagining the possibilities! But after a fall through the ceiling, a LOT of time and energy spent properly beefing up the floor joyces and removing insulations we realized that there was an eensy teensy weenie chance that it just might be a little more than we bargained for.
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Within a few months Sean had the new insulation in, some drywall up and the electrical altered to add 5 pot lights.
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Then I had surgery, we went on holidays and life generally took over. Until the last 2 weeks!

Sean has been spending 8-10 hour days getting this thing finished over the last few weeks and it really progressed fast (hence the lack of really interesting blog material, thanks for your patience guys!).
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Last weekend we finally moved all our clothes in, but we just wanted to show you where it stood before the event we like to call "the migration".

Let me introduce you to "Sean's Wall".
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There's a lot of added pressure for him to keep this tidy since it is the most visible from the master bedroom but I have faith in him!
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Sean is going to be doing a post talking about the beadboard ceilings, lighting, trim and basically anything else you may want to know about because he did all the work and knows all the details. So if you want him to address anything specific be sure to ask!
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We still have some paint to touch up along the ceiling in this section, which I like to call my "boudoir"!
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In this section of my boudoir I am working on a fun french dresser and a beautiful antique mirror that will be flanked by sconces on either side.
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I also have a chair being reupholstered and slipcovered to go in the corner where Wren and her Daddy posed for me.
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Already it feels like a HUGE weight has been lifted to not feel like we need to wash our sheets, floors and clothes daily (construction zones and bedrooms are a BAD combination). And the best part is the domino effect it has in freeing up our office to be decorated now that all the clothes are out of there!! I am on cloud 9 this week with all the decorating that I have to do~

Hope you like it, you were all so patient (trust me, more than I was!!).