Thursday, December 08, 2005

Color!


Last weekend my parents helped me paint the living room and dining room. They are expert room-painters, among other things (check out my mom's paintings in the link above), and we were able to crank out both of the spaces in a pretty short amount of time. Eric was the hired hand in the babysitting department and he did a great job keeping Zöe's fingers out of the wet paint. It feels great to have some color on the walls! I didn't even realize how void we were of color until we got it up there. The green is a Martha Stewart color from Sherwin Williams called "Galax" and the rusty red is called "Blush" from Devine Color . Next on deck for a color overhaul is the kitchen. I've been priming it for weeks now. There are so many cabinets, corners, nooks and crannies! It will be changing from it's orange/olive green color scheme to the same Tuscany yellow (a happy, warm, orange-yellow color) that was in our old house, which looks good with all of the stainless appliances. I've got a "Hummingbird" blue (also from Martha) for the small bathroom in which the sink and toilet are that same color, oh my! I've chosen another Devine color for the office, a dark steel-blue called "Denim." And lastly, Devine "Ale" for the entry way/staircase. Whew! That's a whole lotta paintin'! We're having Eric's office Christmas party here next Friday night. Do you think I can get it all done by then? Yeah, right. Instead you'll find me in my new cozy chair (thanks mom and dad!) reading the newest Harry Potter, which I am just now getting around to reading. Now, where's that eggong?

5 comments:

rebecca said...

Great colors! You are looking very "moved in" -- I'm jealous. I'm starting to get antsy to buy furniture and finish setting up house.

Anonymous said...

Meegan, You have always been a pro at choosing wall colors! In every place you have lived, I have loved the colors you have painted your walls. These colors look super! I like the rusty red and I know the green is great from your last house. Thanks for posting the names of the colors. I will print it and keep it for future reference. I am eager to see it all in person. (I like the chair, too.)
Barbara

beki said...

Oh, what great colors! Lucky you for having help with the painting. It's all me when we decide to paint, so it takes forever.

jojo* said...

Wandered over from 3peas. I'm so inspired by your colors. Almost makes me want to go buy paint and get busy!

Carol said...

Pretty, pretty colors. Thanks for commenting on my blog today. The Snow Village scenes at the Hyatt hotels are amazingly extensive... the photos we took don't even begin to capture the scope...you should definitely check it out sometime!