Monday, May 3, 2010

Home Improvements

Okay yes I am well aware this is a wedding blog...but decorating has been the focus on most of my time lately. Since I know everyone loves to see how a paint color actually looks on the wall, I thought I'd share an interesting paint color I found recently - Benjamin Moore Crystalline, a greenish, grayish blue that I love! Check it out in action in our revamped TV room.




Resources:

- Crate & Barrel Violin Lamp

- Restoration Hardware Luxury Plush Throw

- West Elm Envelope Silk Pillow Covers

- West Elm Grass Cloth Storage Cubes

- Pottery Barn Valencia Side Table


4 comments:

  1. Beautiful decorating...we are also thinking of using Crystalline in our kitchen...Just wondering, now that it has been a month, do you still love it?

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  2. Hi Kelcy - I do still love it today! Crystalline is such a soothing spa like color...great with pure white trim. On my walls appears as a blue/green with a touch of gray. You might also check out Sherwin Williams Rainwashed which is also drop dead gorgeous (I'm thinking of painting that in the office).

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  3. Thank you for your response! I'm also looking at Benjamin Moore "In Your Eyes"...a much lighter color, but the splotch on my wall looks very bright and spa like also:)

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  4. Ohhh I just looked up "In Your Eyes" and that color also looks beautiful - a nice bright clear blue...very zen! Best advice I can give is to leave 3 potential shades up in the room for at least 24 hours and observe in different light. Odds are one shade will speak to you. I know that sounds so lame but it works:)

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