I don't know if I ever made a promise to show how far along the improvement process is. Well, I'm a man of words that someone else put in my mouth.
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Here's where I'm at:
Yes, that is an air mattress. That eventually will be a sleeper sofa and half of the living/entertaining part. I'm also going to get a nice lamp to put with the fake Eames lounger. I swear, I sit in that chair and
That's the desk. Yes, I am using the padded laptop case as a cushion. Eventually, I'm going to make that part the dining area and sell the desk. But lighting will be a challenge, because there isn't an overhead light. That light switch controls nothing.
Color-wise, I need more pop, more wow and less brown/tan/creamy yellow. (pop and wow are colors, right?) The color balance in the second photo is a bit off, the creamy yellow is really what it looks like. I know right now the apartment doesn't look like much, but I've only been here a week. And for an unmarried guy's apartment, it's pretty darn clean.