Monday, 21 May 2012

My hallway room

Hallway room

You will know from last week we have nearly finished decorating our house! So today I wanted to share with you the small room that connects the cloakroom/laundry room to the dining/living room. For easiness sake I am going to call it the hallway room!

Due to British building regulations at the time, a bathroom or cloakroom with toilet cannot be positioned directly onto a lounge, dining room or kitchen. So we had to keep this small room pretty much as it was. There were built-in shelves on one side and a glass window into the kitchen on the opposite wall. We painted the ceiling, walls and woodwork white. The old door furniture was removed and architrave was added around the door and both were painted white. The built in shelves were unpainted so they were given a lick of white paint and we added a chrome rail to hang our coats on and an expanding shoe organizer to store our shoes neatly. The floor was tiled in the same cream stone tiles as the laundry/cloakroom. To hide the clutter on the shelves I made floor to ceiling curtains out of a pretty oilcloth and, as Saturday's post, turned the window into a pinboard.


My hallway room before


My hallway room before


Downstairs hallway room


Hand-made pinboard & bird hooks

Have a sweet day!
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12 comments:

  1. Looks really great, I love the curtain, did you buy it or make it?

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    1. Hi Tereza, Thanks, I made it! Will show you how soon...

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  2. Wow, I absolutely love it! Those birdhouses are sooo adorable. And where did you find that curtain/fabric??

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    1. Thank Emma, The fabric is from Clarke & Clarke

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  3. WOW, super Vorher-Nachher Show !!

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  4. Amazing transformation! :)

    Best wishes: vanessza

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  5. Thank you for all your lovely comments.

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  6. I love this little space, the pin board and all is so well done!

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  7. underschön:) Ich mag Ihr Blog.. und ich will folgen, haben Sie instagram??

    Wenn Sie etwas schwedischem Dekor Inspiration möchten, Ihr könnt euch mein Blog:)

    Habt ein schönes Wochenende.

    Liebe Maria auf inredningsvis.se
    (Schweden)

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  8. Gorgeous! Just came across this on pinterest- love the idea of the bird house hooks. I would love to have a space like this to hang all my kids bags, one day!!

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