A Quick Review of Paint Colors

Standard

Now I can say it:

Every single room on Croydon Place has been painted. Walls, ceilings, trim, floor, windows, doors,  you name it.  If it COULD be painted it HAS BEEN painted. Inside and out.

We have used the Sherwin Williams Suburban Modern Collection as our palette. That kept it pretty simple and avoided hauling multiple paint chips home to agonize over. And besides: it is just paint.

Here is the new paint scheme on the original (we think) 1951 garage door using white, Caribbean Coral and Harvest Gold:

blogstuff 001

Caribbean Coral in the Master bedroom:

new stuff 616

Harvest Gold in the living room, entry and hallway. All of the doors and trim are white:

new stuff 092

Chelsea Gray in the 3/4 bath:

DSCF1530

Pinky Beige in the office:

office 020

Aqua in the guest room and kitchen. This is not a true Sherwin Williams color. It is a cross between Holiday Turquoise and Burma Jade:

new stuff 168

The entire basement has been painted Chelsea Gray and Classic French Gray:

blogstuff 004

The front and back door are also Caribbean Coral.  Someday I want a true mid-century door.

blogstuff 005

The basement floor has an Epoxy floor paint the equivalent of  Plymouth Green: 

blogstuff 003

All of the ceilings (in rooms where the wall color and ceiling are not the same) are Porcelain:

new stuff 639

It feel so good to have everything freshly painted and CLEAN.  The prep work was unreal. We had to remove stickers,  scotch tape, sloppy caulk  and bad patch jobs before we could even prime anything.

Now on to the next project: decorating the newly remodeled basement!

Enjoy the springtime everyone!

About these ads

13 responses »

    • Thanks guys!!! That color combo and configuration was a tough sell for Hubby. But we have gotten so many compliments I think he has come around to my way of thinking. I look forward to hearing from you and seeing it over at your place :-)

  1. Pingback: Create a modern garage door with this easy DIY idea - Retro Renovation

  2. Pingback: DIY-ify: 14 Easy Curb Appeal DIY's! | BHG Style Spotters

  3. Pingback: DIY-ify: 14 Easy Curb Appeal DIY’s! | Landscapers.org

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s