Sunday, May 1, 2016

SNEAK PEAK of new paint color in our Family Room


Hi Cuties, I want to share with you what I was up to last weekend. I finally painted 
the accent walls in our family room. For those of you that have been following 
my blog for a while, you know I have been sick of the "ginger red" accent walls 
we had in the family room. I hate painting, so I lived with it for much longer than I should have. 




BUT, I finally got my butt in gear and painted over the red walls
with this gorgeous rich color from Sherwin Williams called 
"GAUNTLET GRAY"

Here is a reminder of what the color was 
BEFORE, very cozy and warm, 
but it was time for a change.

It's been nice ginger red, but time for us to part...

 I now think that I should paint the beige wall as well, something 
with just a "touch less yellow" in the paint, and more of a 
"lighter crisp". What do you think??? I think the contrast would 
be much better next to the gauntlet gray!!!

I put some branches in the corner and 
wrapped cute string-lights around them. 


 Can't wait to hear what you guys think....More of this room later...
I have lots more plans for this space!!!! Already ordered a cool 
Moroccan floor pouf from World Market. 
Can't wait!!

  MUAHHHHHH
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32 comments:

  1. It looks great Christine! Much more up to date :o)

    Tania

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  2. Oh, WOW!!!! Beautiful! Love that grey color and your house is always so clean!

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  3. Liebe Christine,
    Wow!!!!!!!!!! Ich liebe dein Wohnzimmer!!! Die neue Wandfarbe ist superschön...euer Haus wird immer mehr zum Wohntraum!!! Bin schon auf den Pouf gespannt...

    Wünsche dir einen guten Wochenstart
    liebe Grüße
    Petra

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  4. Looks great! I live that grey. Yes, a less yellow cream color would look nice. Great work.

    Miss you
    Faye

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  5. Boy that really made a change! Looks great. The lights on the sticks are my favorite. :)

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  6. I think you should change the colour of the other wall...white or a very light grey? You have a beautiful family room and I love the tree limbs with the lights too! Diane

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  7. Christine te new paint color makes such a difference. I hope you also paint the other walls a crisper color it will make such an impact. And I can't wait to see your new pouf. I really like the branch and light idea, pinning. I am co hosting a new link party called Sweet Inspiration and would love it if you linked up with us. It runs Friday till Tuesday so we are cutting it short here, but if you put us on your list you can link up this Friday.

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  8. Veel mooier zo.
    Lekker weer eens veranderen.

    liefs Anita

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  9. Looks great! Thanks for linking up to Merry Monday! Sharing on G+! Have a great week!
    Kim

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  10. Love the new color it goes great with your accessories!

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  11. I'm such a huge fan of grey! I like that wall you painted. I think it will open up more options for how you want to decorate this room.

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  12. So pretty and calming! Thank you for linking up to the Talk of the Town link party!

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  13. Wow what a difference it looks great! I think I'm the only person in my family that likes grey and I need to get my butt in gear also. Painting is one of my least favorite activities but it needs to be done. Thank you for stopping by Celebrate Your Story and sharing this with us. Have a great Mother's Day!

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  14. Your family room looks so cozy and inviting, Christine! I LOVE the dark grey accent wall! Great choice!!

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  15. Christine, The grey is very nice! Like it. I love the branches in the corner with the cute lights - I may need to borrow that idea :) Thanks so much for sharing with us at Snickerdoodle Sunday!
    ~Laurie

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  16. Wow Christine, you did a great job painting that accent wall and I like how nice the color goes with the other walls. :)
    Thanks for joining and sharing this at Cooking and Crafting with J & J.
    Enjoy the weekend. :)
    Julie xo

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  17. Your living room looks fresh and clean and very welcoming.

    Thanks for sharing with SYC.

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  18. I love the gray, it looks great with your fireplace! I agree that a cooler tone neutral for the other walls would look better next to the gray.

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  19. Hi Christine. Thank you for linking up with Pinbellish however can you please swap you links for your pinterest pins? Many thanks http://www.purfylle.com/2016/05/pinbellish-36.html

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  20. The gray gives the room a nice, fresh look. It's perfect with the fireplace. Pinned and Tweeted. Thanks for sharing at Snickerdoodle Sunday.

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  21. Oh gosh...it looks amazing!! :)

    I would love for you to share this with my Recipes, Crafts, Tips and Tricks Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips/

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

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  22. Loving the new color! I would repeat it for the rest of the walls. It would make that room look bigger and showcase that gorgeous sofa.

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  23. I love it all! I think I would raise the artwork to be higher above the sofa.

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  24. Love the new paint color!! The branches with the lights look really good too. You have a very beautiful family room. Thanks for sharing at Sweet Inspiration!

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  25. Our living room is that same ginger red (came with the house) and I am SO done with it! Love your new color choice! Your family room is lovely! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm. xo Kathleen Charm Bracelet Diva {At Home}

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  26. Sooooo comfy and cozy! I completely understand the need to change your paint color. I do it practically once a year. Yikes! Did I admit that out loud? ;) Anyways, LOVE your space. Gorgeous!!

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  27. I love that color Christine! It looks fabulous! Thanks for joining Home Sweet Home!

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  28. This looks great! I think the color is perfect! And I'm loving the side table, too. Thanks so much for sharing at Inspiration Thursday!

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  30. Good morning! Wow, your living room looks great with it's new colours! What about painting the other wall in white? If I had time, I would repaint a great part of our home, too. My tast has changed over the past couple of years.
    Thank for your nice words on my last blog update. Yes, I adore those nostalgic treasures. And if you where my neighbour, we could to to yard sales together!
    Warm wishes
    Anita

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  31. Thank you for sharing this interesting and informative article, painting with airless spray gun will be faster and more interesting!

    Paint Spray Gun

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