Wednesday, September 7, 2011

A What Was I Thinking Moment


Yesterday I started painting my living room walls this color ~
Heavy Cream.

A perfectly fine color, but one chosen in a moment of 
design amnesia.

"What could I have been thinking when I chose this color?",  I said to
myself as I finished painting 1/4 of a a wall.  "This isn't me!!!"





I promptly went through my paint chips and there it was ~
the color I should have chosen:  

Beach House

It's so me.  




What a relief.  I must have been momentarily overtaken by a design virus
that left me stricken with design amnesia.

So here is the new and final plan.  Beach House blue walls with white wainscoting.
Then I want to add a coffered ceiling.  I'll have to sell hubby on this idea
to get his carpenters over here to build it for me.

Are you relieved too Bentley?  Bentley doesn't care ~ he's outside
chasing a cat out of his yard!

Hugs,
Susan and Bentley



10 comments:

  1. After too many days blog-hopping, I sometimes get the odd urge to paint the walls some form of white. But then I look at my happy "vintage" green, and sigh. It's ME. :)
    Love that blue--and the fabric swatch--swoon!

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  2. Susan ~ that happens to me too~! Your beach cottage colour is perfect ~ have fun and I can't wait to see what it looks like ~ PLEASE show pictures ;-)

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  3. the color and fabric are so lovely together.
    Cathy

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  4. it's going to look lovely in blue! Can't wait to see an "after" picture.

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  5. Of course the beach cottage blue is YOU! I love it too!

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  6. Your beach cottage color is divine! Have loads of fun and I can't wait to see more.

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  7. Wow! I want a beach cottage with those colors!!! Beautiful! That blue is one of the most beautiful blues ever seen! I can't wait to see the finished product..
    Mele hits the back yard every morning pretending there is a cat out there..(there isn't a single thing" but she looks over her shoulder to see if I am watching! Silly girl!
    At least Bentley's is real! Poor Mele!

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  8. Big difference between those 2 colors. Good thing you figured out what you like before you finished the room. I painted our office from a cheery lime green to a muted mauve and I wish I hadn't. oy!
    Happy painting~

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  9. I love the blue and think it will look beautiful with the wainscoting and coffered ceiling. Nice!!

    Pam

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  10. The heavy cream is definitely me, but the beach house blue is lovely, too! Are you painting the wainscoting heavy cream?

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