From {Boring} Beige to {Beachy} Blue

**First of all, THANK YOU for all your kind comments and e-mails regarding my kitchen makeover.  I’m slightly overwhelmed  {and so blessed} by your words… 

A few months ago, my husband and I were sitting in our Living Room drinking coffee.

“You know,” he said, “I really don’t like the color of this room.”

I burst out laughing!  I’ve actually never really been sold on the “Brown Tepee” that we painted it (4 years ago!).  His comment was music to my ears.

General Paint motivated me to choose a paint color quickly.  They are celebrating their 100th Anniversary, and “invited” me to celebrate by sending me a coupon for a FREE CAN OF PAINT!

Oh, yeah, I’ll celebrate with you!:)

The clincher was that I had to pick up my paint before June 3.  I’m usually quite indecisive when it comes to paint color…and my eclectic mix of furniture makes this room rather tricky.

So I whipped over to Pinterest faster than you can say “free paint” and found these inspiration pictures:

blue living room

(pinterest via decorpad.com)

white, red, blue living room

(pinterest via coastalliving.com)

Oh, dear…Blue or White??

In the end, I chose…both!

On Saturday, while my husband was working in the warm sunshine fixing our fence, I whipped open the windows and painted this…

lr before

To this…

blue after

And after I get out off this computer this morning, I’m going to paint this wall…

lazy boy wall before

Some sort of white that I already have in my stash…

You know I’ll keep you posted!Smile

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  1. It's so much better beige. I'm with you – if husbands make a comment – take that as full approval and run with it!

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