Did you guys know that you can break apart cast iron with a sledgehammer? I didn't.
But you definitely can.
So sorry, blue tub, but I'm pretty excited that you're not in my bathroom anymore.
Okay, enough with the ugly reno pictures on this blog. Some of the rooms are actually looking pretty awesome. The spare bedrooms are looking pretty fancy with their spiffy coats of primer, all ready for their paint coats.
This is the room that will be our office, and someday, possibly, maybe, a nursery. (Mom! I said someday. DO NOT get excited.)
On the recommendation of my friend Erin, I ordered some samples of Farrow and Ball paint colors. There are so many gorgeous colors! (The prices are not so gorgeous, but apparently you can get the colors matched by other manufacturers?)
Here are a few we are considering (all the trim will be white):
No. 22: Light Blue, "Neutral. All colour cards must surely include a light blue, but it is one of the peculiarities of the colour blue to build up in intensity when painted in a room. If you wish for a slightly light blue room this, rather than the more obviously blue blues, is the one to try."
No. 84: Green Blue: "Or should it be Blue Green?... This colour will at times read green, at other times blue, depending on what colours are put with it."
No. 236: Teresa's Green, "Just lighter in tone than the popular No. 84 Green Blue, this colour is also slightly warmer. Though originally found in the 18th century, it has been used and reused by successive generations ever since."
So what color should the
PS We took your advice on the hot hot hot dining room.... Caliente! it is :)
PPS I entered a blogging contest in the hopes of winning some severely-needed Lowe's cash! It's not in the voting stages yet, but I'll let you know if I make it to that stage, at which point I will be twisting all of your arms for votes :)
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