Tuesday, May 28, 2013
HELP ME BREAK UP THE BROWN
Hi everybody! I hope you enjoyed the holiday weekend. We got a lot of work accomplished in the yard, rearranged some furniture, attended 2 beautiful sweet weddings, celebrated my Mom's birthday, and spent yesterday doing nothing but relaxing, playing cards, swimming, and watching old movies. It was perfect!
As I hinted at in a post last week, I moved a small dresser that had been beside my bed into the living room. I had a similar piece there before, but relocated it elsewhere in the room...will show you the rearranged look soon.
Anyway, for a while I've wanted a change for this wall of brown. I didn't want to paint the old piece that was there, but since this dresser is there now I'm open to anything!
New hardware is a given, I'm thinking of filling in some holes and just using knobs.
You guys know I will always be devoted to the color green, but lately I've been wanting to mix it up a little and add in something new, and blue is really growing on me. I picked up this little lamp last week while thrifting,
and the picture doesn't do it's rich color justice, but I'm smitten with the color right now and think it might be just the thing to brighten up the window wall in my living room. I like how it plays well with so many hues of green. The green china cabinet is across the room in plain sight in the dining room, and I already have lots of black paint around, so I'm game to try something new.
Here are a few paint chips I picked up to try:
Behr Peacock Tail
Behr Tropical Skies
They are all similar, but one's a little more green, one's a little lighter, and one's a little darker. Whatever I end up using, I think I'll go high-gloss!
So, what do you think? Should I go a totally different direction? Any other color suggestions?