It turns out that Art didn't have time to paint my flat, but he referred me to Henry Hall, a local contractor who did a fantasmo job, at a very very reasonable price. Seriously, if you're in the Chicago area and looking for a professional painter who is courteous, prompt, highly skilled and just damn good at his job? Henry's your guy. I am madly and passionately in love with my newly green flat, and am saving up to get the bedroom painted Benjamin Moore's "burnt peanut" (which I have taken to calling "bordello red, not because it is, but because it amuses me to do so--it's gonna start looking like the inside of Inara's shuttle in there, once I get it painted and put the Christmas tree lights back up!).
my hella keen new living room!
my hella keen "new" bedroom