After hanging my newly beaded chandelier I decided to paint the room a pale gray color and I am very happy with the results!
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This is the first coat of Caribbean Splash from Olympic paint. First I removed the door handle, the deadbolt lock, and the kickplate. It kind of looks good with the old red color showing through! I considered leaving it this way but decided to put on a second coat.
This picture (above) is closer to the actual color of the paint, blue is hard to photograph. The second coat makes the door look brighter, maybe a little too bright. I decide to buy some flowers and pots and decorate before I decide if I like it or not. My neighbors George and Ken are obviously dubious about the color but they are more the traditional type : ) My husband Steve is on the fence about it and so am I.
I am going to put a glaze over the door today to darken it up a bit, I wish the photo would show the true color!
I’ve decided to update my “Piano Room” and make an out of the way corner into my studio. The color has been candy apple red for about 14 years now and it is high time to make a change. The color choice is agonizing but I finally settled on Sea Salt from Sherwin-Williams. Here is a before photo…