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Week 14: All Chalked Up

It's true, the pattern you see on the wall is more about chalk than paint, but A. the black background is chalkboard paint, so technically I did paint this week. And B. I didn't think you wanted to see more painted jars (see previous post), so really this is for your benefit. ;-) Anyway, here's the story: I painted a giant panel of chalkboard paint in my office... Because I love Dana Tanamachi's work. Nagging Doubt Pinot Noir from Dana Tanamachi on Vimeo. And history shows that I like writing in my work too. I wanted to do something really elaborate and cool... but then I remembered this image I've been saving for a year or so. Everything about this...

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Making a Makeover- Choosing the COLORS and creating the plan

Looking over the rooms, I decide to go with a simple plan- a modern Colonial look with fresh versions of traditional colors, clean lines, and cheerful accents. Here's the color palette: [caption id="attachment_6389" align="aligncenter" width="493" caption="This will be the entry color. I could use more colors to divide the space, but this fresh green will keep everything feeling wide open. I like that. I'm going to paint the front doors and all the trim on that wall in this color too. It's a great way to tidy up all the shapes and windows on this wall and draw the eyes towards the stair rail and chandelier"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_6388" align="aligncenter" width="494" caption="I'll go with this softer green for the dining room....

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