Then I saw this by YoungHouseLove.com and decided it was time to get a move on. Using pinterest.com (which is AWESOME, btw), I started collecting inspiration images. Here's a link to my inspiration board, which looks like this.
And then on Saturday, I did this. Yes, I made templates of all of them and taped them up. Call me OCD if you want, but this way I won't have to patch as many holes in the wall. First, I disassembled and cleaned all of the frames, labeling each piece so that I could put them back together with
I'm going to end up adding some more small objects, but I knew I needed to start with the big stuff. There are a couple of frames to the right of the doorway on the right, but this is the main area I wanted to cover first.
I'll keep you updated on the progress. The next step is spray painting all of the frames to match. Any color suggestions? Navajo white to match the trim? Oil rubbed bronze to match the other painted metal in the house? Brushed nickel to match the unpainted metal in the house? A fun bright color? What are your thoughts?