coloring our world

while we were waiting out a summer storm at home depot today, joe and i picked out the colors we plan on painting the rooms in our house. i knew what colors i wanted to use, and even though behr had so many to choose from, i think we’ve found the perfect shades.


living room:
living room-green



behr has fabulous color combination books that show how different shades will look in a room, and those really helped us with our decision. we’re going to start painting the bedroom either wednesday or thursday, and i can’t wait. our house will look so much better once it’s not all one neutral color.

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  1. Devoted Mama says:

    Great choice of colors! Our bedroom is a shade darker than the one you picked for your bedroom, both our boys rooms are blue, & the rest of the house is about like the yellow shade you picked out. I like lots of bright colors too & didn’t want to just settle for neutral in the entire house. Have fun painting~if I lived closer, I’d come help~I love painting! 🙂

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  3. elise says:

    Ooh, I LOVE when people paint their houses lots of different colors. When we were building our house and picking paint colors my husband kept calling it the “Rainbow Brite House”. I maintain that Rainbow Brite House is MUCH better than Boring Neutral Beige House.

  4. Lisanne says:

    I love those colors! They’re beautiful!

  5. Joe says:

    “We” will be painting our house? I’m glad you decided to help honey! 🙂

  6. Laurel says:

    LOL at Joe’s comment.

    I’d like a yellow kitchen some day, too!

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