Sunday, December 28, 2008

New Wall Color

After seeing my walls in pictures the last few weeks, I decided they needed an update.

I consulted with LucyJane, David and my friend Mayron, and Sherwin Williams Brevity Brown was chosen.
It had been my intention to paint the walls myself, but when David offered, I couldn't hurt his feelings by saying no.

He is a professional cutter. No tape against those columns. Good hard concentration and proper brush placement is the key.


Here's the old red.

the corner

And here's the new brown. I like the change. It seems more warm and inviting. If anything, I wouldn't mind if it were darker. What do you think?

9 comments:

  1. I have been wanting to paint something chocolate brown in my house! Looks great, I love it!
    Theresa

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  2. I love your brown! Darker would make it cave-like and be too contrasting with the light brick.

    Lookin' good!

    The Texas Woman

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  3. Looks good! It's always nice to have a change. David is worth a zillion men if he's willing to paint for you. Great job David! Kudos to you.
    -FringeGirl

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  4. Love the brown, give him a great big thank you hug.

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  5. Love, love, love the brown! I have several rooms which are different shades of brown. I like dark, rich brown...just be careful not to get into shades of eggplant. Dark browns can be hershey chocolate brown or can take on the purplish tint.

    You got a good man, there!

    Malisa

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  6. I love the new color !! It is so warm and inviting ~
    xoxo,
    Lori

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  7. You made a great color selection! But the color doesn't look as good in the pictures on my computer monitor as it does in person.

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  8. Funny how that happens. Christmas comes, goes and then the itch to paint takes hold. I've been chomping at the bit to make a change. And both the red and the brown are two of my colours, present, past and future. Can't wait. It looks great!

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