I must say, this is the best before and after I have ever accomplished. This doesn't even look like the same room! It has been two months of unbelievably hard work, but I think I got it right. I have a few small additions to make and hope to have a look at the entire room soon. Now I am going to go pat myself on the back.
Here we are with the before "murder room":
and after, the blue and white happy place--click on the picture and it will show up larger.