Sunday, June 14, 2009

Paint Color?!?!?

Hey All ~

As you know I'm going to be switching rooms with my son soon and I need to decide on paint colors. I had to go get some primer because the room is currently John Deere Green & Yellow (I'll get Before pics to share soon). I went to get some primer to cover the existing paint and was looking at paint colors. It is mind boggling all the choices out there...these are what I thought looked nice when we were looking at colors. I may end up going with white if I can't decide. Boring I know but I just can't make up my mind.

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What do you think? Anything strike your fancy? I welcome your advice or if you think of something better I'd love to hear (see) it.

12 comments:

  1. I'm not much help...I've lived in my house for 5 years now, and so far I've only managed to paint one room! I like too many colors to pick just one! ~Lori

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  2. Trine from NorwayJune 15, 2009 at 2:54 AM

    Hi!
    I love all colors with a touch of blue in. It calm me down and give a endless possibillities to match with another colors.
    Light blue and white lace-curtain in the window.....

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  3. I'm partial to the Aqua Ice. I painted my space 18% gray because I also use it for photography and can't have the walls reflecting a color. Pics are here: http://smullis7.blogspot.com/2009/06/father.html

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  4. Sorry...I left the wrong link. The pictures of my new studio are here:

    http://smullis7.blogspot.com/2009/06/my-new-studio.html

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  5. Lemon basil or winter forest or both of them! I just painted too and the color choice is so hard. but then it's only paint! have fun.

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  6. I don't think you could go wrong with any of the colors you picked. I liked the lemon basil the best. But what can I say I still living with paints chips taped to my walls after 4 years. I think I have picked out "waves of grain" for my main living area. But that could change tomorrow.

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  7. I like the Shea butter if you keep the ceiling white and the trim white. This way it's pretty neutral still but without going with the white. I would keep all the door and windows border white so this color will pop more... But it's only my opinion :)

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  8. I like the pale blue or white-especially if your art is all around.

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  9. Lori ~ ROFLOL!!! You sound like me ~ I didn't paint for ages either!

    Smullis ~ WOW, that's awesome!!! The room is very cool looking and love the paint too. I dont' want much reflection either so I tried to stick with somewhat neutral colors.

    Diane ~ ROFLOL @ the paint chips!!!! We've had a splotch of red (REALLY red) paint behind our couch for about a year...I'm not brave enough to paint the room that color dispite my dh's urging.

    My trim wood work is oak & dh won't let me paint it so I'm stuck with that but I am going to have some distressed white pieces, blonde table & faux oak table.

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  10. O. M. G. Smullis - your studio is amazing! Wow - looks like there might be room for me in there, too. What d'ya say? Can I come and live with you? LOL

    Roni - I agree that you can't go wrong with your color choices. For you, I think a pale or neutral blue would be perfect. I am a yellow, gal, myself, but I think blue will go better with all project colors you can come up with. Another one I love is a nice, rich taupe. It's warm yet neutral. I did my living room in it at my last house and it was gorgeous. But not to confuse the issue, I vote a nice pale blue for your studio.

    (AND OMG the JD colors are... are... (how can I say this nicely??)... um... OMG - let's just say I don't know how you can even stand to be IN the room working now. I vote for a blow torch! LOL)

    And now that you have scads of paint chips, I am expecting some fun projects with them, k? *wink*

    Can't wait to see your studio come to life.

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  11. Hey, nothing wrong with a white wall! At least you wouldn't be distracted by other colors as you work on projects! Put enough stuff up on the walls and you wouldn't even notice. I have a tendency to do neutral walls and put the color into the accessories! I'd keep the cabinets by the way...I am envious of anyone who has wall storage! LOL!

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  12. I'd say go with white and then cover the crap out of the room with your cool stuff..and magnet boards, tack boards etc..I liked the rafia basket color too...

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Thanks for your thoughts and comments!