It looked like this:
So, like, indentations up and down the wall every few feet. "Quality" work from a company with absolutely glowing frigging reviews on Angie's List (I've been burned so many times by contractors from Angie's List, I can't even tell you.). A company that does mainly drywall, hence their name: Shittyass Drywall.*
Now the wall looks like this:
Somewhat better, but you can still see seams, dudes.
When this was all done, I just wished a hole would open in the earth so I could crawl inside and beat my head against a rock. I called the owner up and explained my wall is still not flat. Never mind how they mangled the baseboard; that's a whole other story. And he's like: Well I doubt it will ever be completely flat. Well. Somehow all of the other walls in my house are completely flat. This is where I should have asked for money back but I didn't, and I know I am a big Stupid Stupid Person, but I just give up, you guys. I'm already stress-pooping over this wall, and I need the issue to go bye-bye so I can focus on the other four quadrillion projects I'm trying to get done, you know?
In better news, my husband put together the Ikea crib (or as we are calling it: the sleeping cage) yesterday.
So we officially have one piece of furniture in the baby's room. It feels good to chip away at little projects over time. More to come soon!
*The first name of the company has been changed to protect the guilty. I am far too nice.