A few weeks ago I told you about my accidental online purchase of some wall shelves from Pottery Barn. They were the 3' Crown Molding Shelves in Antique White. Well, they are here, they are installed in our dining room, and I love almost everything about them.
|Image - Pottery Barn|
Here's what I do love about the shelves: they fit in the space perfectly, they are very sturdy (and have a really awesome mounting system), and they are nice and chunky. (What can I say, I like my shelving chunky.)
The one thing that I'm not loving about the shelves though is how not-white the 'Antique White' is. They are sooooooooo yellow-y creamy.
I've tried living with them as-is for the last few weeks to see if I could get used to the colour. As of today, I've officially decided to go ahead and paint them.
While I don't particularly like the idea of buying things brand-new (that are kind of expensive) and then having to paint them - I think I will a lot happier in the long run if I do. It will be the difference between me really, really liking them, and me loving them.
So, a new can of Fresh Start Primer is on my to-do list to pick up this week. My goal is to have the shelves primed, painted, stained, and re-installed by Valentine's Day. (You know it's because I want to make a cute little Valentine's Day display, right?)