Molasses colored walls, heavy duty pulls, although not heavy duty enough to be stood on by little-and not so little-boys. "Get down! Those aren't ladders!". Just a few things to make such a huge difference. Not to mention keep me sane until I could finally get around 10 months later to starting on what I really wanted to do, like getting rid of this... or at least camouflage it a bit. Same difference in my book.
I took this from my "love it" folder as inspiration
Now if I can only convince my sweetest, strongest, most handsome husband in the whole world (you're reading this, right Rog?) to let me
bash out replace the tile backsplash, I'd be done in this room.
TOTALLY DONE. Did you believe that? Me neither.