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From 'blinding' to '(almost) perfect'

Well, this is not going to turn into a home improvement blog like the newest one on my feed (Old Town Home), but I am going to use it as a means to share some of the fun things I'm doing in the house.

Tonight's project was to change out the orange slip cover my 'as-is' Karlstad Couch came with when I purchased it 10 days ago.  This is what it looked like before:

Comfortable but orange.  I mean, it's grown on me with pillows and other items in the room.  However, there was not a chance that it was going to stay orange for ever!  My friends who were here helping to move were kind saying that the orange was great - I was soon to correct that my new cover was sitting on a FedEx truck somewhere in Maryland on its way to my house!

And yesterday it arrived!!!  YEAH!!!  Switched it out last evening (not hard for one person to do!) and this is what I have now:

Much better!  And I think the color on the far left is going to be my new living room color.  The colors on the wall are all vasplar, in order from left to right: Betsy Ross House (pretty sure the choice for my living room) Sea Breeze, and Sprinkler.  I was looking more for teal, but it turns out to be too green for my new rug due at the house later today!!!  Cannot wait to unwrap that package and unroll that rug!


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