December 7, 2022

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Our Eating Room Makeover

Joanna goddard dining room blue paint bookcases

Each time we paint, I’m amazed by what a distinction shade makes. Working example: Right here’s a photograph of our eating room “earlier than.” The partitions are painted Chantilly Lace, and it’s high quality. However! After six years in our home, we had been curious what shade would possibly appear like.

Joanna goddard dining room blue paint bookcases

My good friend Maud, who’s a inventive director, helped us visualize issues by photoshopping paint shade onto the partitions. How useful is that? (Apparently, you are able to do this on Benjamin Moore’s website, too.) Right here’s what Duck Inexperienced would appear like.

Joanna goddard dining room blue paint bookcases

Right here’s Parma Grey.

Joanna goddard dining room blue paint bookcases

Right here’s what Hay would appear like.

Joanna goddard dining room blue paint bookcases

And, lastly, India Yellow. Which might you decide? Right here’s our selection…

* drumroll, please *

Joanna goddard dining room blue paint bookcases

We went with Parma Grey, which reads as a cool blue. What do you suppose?

Joanna goddard dining room blue paint bookcases

I like it! A wall shade makes the entire room really feel like extra of an expertise.

Joanna goddard dining room blue paint bookcases

We additionally added bookshelves to each side of the hearth. Our (amazingly useful) pals Grace and Jack constructed them, and now we love displaying favourite books and household pictures on the cabinets.

Joanna goddard dining room blue paint bookcases

We’ll characteristic an up to date dwelling tour in a couple of months (our most up-to-date dwelling tour was 5 years in the past!), however I used to be too excited to share this room with you.

Curious: What paint colours do you want? Have you ever painted any areas in your house?

P.S. A Connecticut cottage with colourful rooms, and a household’s dream dwelling with a black front room.

(First “after” picture: Bookcases styled by Oliver Cano. Buffet desk: vintage hand-me-down from my grandmother. Framed black-and-white flower {photograph}: Everlasting Press Editions. Desk lamp: Menu. Second “after” picture: Eating desk: Lulu and Georgia. Navy chairs: Anthropologie. White chairs: DWR, comparable. Rug: Lulu and Georgia. Third “after” picture: Flooring lamp: City Outfitters. Bar cart: classic from Craiglist. Striped stool: Oka. Ship plate: John Derian. Vegetable candles, on mantle: Fruit and Flower Store. Fourth “after” picture: New York print: David Ehrenstråhle, bought out. Vase: Gisela Gueiros. Placemats: Heather Taylor House.)

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