Sunday, January 10, 2016

And The New Paint Color Is..........


So as I mentioned in my last blog post, I am starting off the  new year with a new project. I am giving my living room an overdue makeover. These walls haven't been painted since I bought the house in 2006. Back then I was into warm colors with a rustic vibe. The red/yellow/green pallet was popular and that is the direction I went as I decorated my new home.

The living room was painted Behr Quiet Veranda and trim in Polar Bear.

I loved having a yellow living room. It was such a lively color and looked so warm and inviting in the evening light but my tastes have changed and I began to grow tired of it.  

So after countless hours at the paint store looking over swatches, and after days upon days searching online I decided I wanted to go to a warm greige or gray color.

I narrowed it down to two colors:

Benjamin Moore Edgecomb Gray (on left)
and Gray Owl (on right)



In the end I decided on Benjamin Moore Gray Owl.

Here you can see the yellow compared to the gray.


(daytime view)





(evening view)

Gray Owl is such a popular color so I was afraid of going along with the herd on this one but it looks so fresh and pretty with all my white trim.












Benjamin Moore Gray Owl


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In the evening it looks a little more blue than what I wanted but I think it has to do with my lighting and color of my accent furniture.

I am changing up almost everything in this room so I can't wait to get done painting and start my craft and décor projects.

Benjamin Moore Gray Owl is a versatile color that is blue/gray/green and changes with the light. If you're looking for a color that goes well in almost any room, this is it!



BM Gray Owl





I have a few more spots to touch up and then its time to move on to cleaning and putting everything back together.....you know, the fun stuff! ......Decorating! :)



Jennifer

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