Wednesday, May 14, 2008


This is the room that needs a splash of color!

I have been wanting to paint the front room for some time now. The bug has struck me! The painting bug that is! I have been looking for a mossy green paint. I have had the color in my mind, but couldn't quite find what I was looking for. Yesterday was the day! I came home, and painted a poster board with the paint I found. I also did this with another color I thought would work. Then I left the board in the room all day. I was trying to see what the color would look like with the light shining on it. I like it in the sun, and at nigt. It's a keeper! I am planning on starting to paint this weekend. I need to tape of the room before then. I can't wait! I LOVE color, and this room has never been quite right to me. I like the room, just not the walls! :) Are any of you working on any house projects right now? I would love to hear about them. :)



Blogger donna said...

I am so excited to see how your room looks after you paint it. Then when i come to Az for Thanksgiving, i can see it:)

We are going to paint Emily , Jakob and Ian's bathroom next week. It is he only room in the house that is white ...I hate white walls.....

May 14, 2008 at 3:07 PM  
Blogger Price Cream Parlor said...

I love green in my home! I had a mossy green bedroom in Florida and loved it! I think that I will repaint my house too this year! Can't wait to see the new room!

May 14, 2008 at 3:57 PM  
Blogger SuperCoolMom said...

Sounds like that will be a beautiful color for that room! I'm still picking away at the wallpaper in my girl's room. It's going to be Hannah Montana Lavendar with a rock star/princess theme (chosen by the 10 year old).

May 14, 2008 at 5:06 PM  
Blogger linda said...

Michelle, I painted my living room/formal dining room a mossy green a few years back and I still love it. I haven't grown tired of it yet. I have chair rails up around the rooms and only painted the top half green. The bottom half was left off white.

Good luck with the painting. I need to do some painting here myself in the very near future. We just put in granite and now the kitchen/bar/laundry needs touch-up work badly.

Don't work to hard and don't forget to show us the after pictures too!

May 14, 2008 at 6:57 PM  
Blogger Kari said...

I LOVE Mossy Green! That is the hue I want for my master bedroom. We will do the green on the top and the "picture frame" moulding on the bottom, leaving the bottom white.

What exact color of green did you get and what brand? I haven't found that "perfect" color for me yet, but I've brought home a bunch of "swatches"!

Can't wait to see your room!

May 14, 2008 at 8:08 PM  
Blogger Jan said...

I have exactly what Linda has. Chair rail with mossy green on top and whitish on the bottom. I am a green girl all the way. I ain't talking money. Well maybe slightly ;)

Can't wait to see the results Michelle. And way good luck.

May 14, 2008 at 9:06 PM  
Blogger Kylie said...

Your house is BEAUTFIUL!! I can't wait to see the finished product!! Love the color!

May 14, 2008 at 10:14 PM  
Blogger careymc said...

FUN! Can't wait to see the "after" photos. :) We just painted our office/den a grayish green and I love it. Now I just want new furniture to go with it!

May 14, 2008 at 11:55 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

oh fun! what no photo of the "painted poster?"!!

im anxious to see the "reveal"!

no NO home projects here--its So nice to just be "done" with decorating!!

May 15, 2008 at 8:17 AM  
Blogger Mandy said...

Ooh I can't wait to see it. Green is one of my favorite colors and I would paint my entire house in a different shade of it, if that wouldn't be strange. :)

May 15, 2008 at 12:51 PM  
Blogger Kristen said...

Wow what a project! I can't wait to see the final result, I'm sure it will be beautiful.

May 15, 2008 at 1:57 PM  
Blogger sarah said...

How about you shoot over ot my house and paint for me this week! I really really really! want to paint and we just ordered ALL NEW carpet and tile for the entire house! I'm sooooooo excited! It is going to be a huge pain! but It will be well worth it when it is done. We also might get new granite counter tops. We just can't decide if we want ot or not.

May 15, 2008 at 2:04 PM  
Blogger sista # 2 said...

Hey!! So what color did you end up with! Did you go to the Ben.Moore store by me?? Congrats on your green decision :)

May 15, 2008 at 5:36 PM  
Blogger Crazymamaof6 said...

we're still working on ours. slowly. TOO Slowly! so fun to see ya at lunch today! way to go picking your color! WHOOHOO!

May 15, 2008 at 10:17 PM  
Blogger onehm said...

It's such a beautiful room...I can't wait to see it even more complete.
You are such a go-getter!!

May 15, 2008 at 10:58 PM  
Blogger Jenny said...

Can't wait to see the finishing touches. Good luck with the painting (if you haven't finished it yet)

May 16, 2008 at 1:28 PM  

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