I got a request from a friend to do ‘something’ to her flat in Mombasa to make it better looking of course on a budget. I gladly accepted the ‘something’ challenge.
Here are the before pictures.
With some cleaning and sprucing up, painting, new curtains, and some new furniture it was a go.
Here are the after pics.
For the bedrooms, i rearranged the furniture to create more space. Painted the walls a color from the Crown Paints collection called Ash, its a soft and calm grey. Also got curtains in the colors available from Nakumatt Nyali.
For the living room, painted two colors i absolutely loved from the Crown Paints App. Yellowed Leaf (the greenish yellowish one) and Perry Blue (the bluish one). Traded-in the old furniture for the corner seat and bright pillows. Also got rid of the carpet, it’s so hot in Mombasa a cool tiled floor is so much better….
For the dining area, got rid of the carpet, i think it looks so much neater without it. Got new curtains and painted the Yellowed leaf and Ash colors. For the cabinet, i brightened it up with some wrapping paper (not of the shiny variety) see the project here.
For the kitchen some cleaning up, arrangement of utensils, dish rack and curtain did the trick.
Disclaimer, i hired someone to do the painting this time round. Also, do download the Crown Paints App it really makes colour selection so much easier.
What do you think of the before and after?
Keep it DIY!