New Bright Dining Room

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This long winter really got to me.  I’ve been longing for warm, sunny days and when it wasn’t happening outside, I decided to turn my dark, dreary dining room into a warm, sunny place.

Here’s the “before” as we were painting the trim.

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I was SO, so ready for a change!!

I picked my color and went for it.

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Then once I got the dining room back together… I disliked it…GREATLY!  It was too pale and had hues of green it, which clashed with my red curtains and accents.

So, I headed back to the store and picked out two different paint samples and tried them both.

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This one is Glidden’s Corn Silk

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My other choice was Glidden’s Sunbeam

Well, after seeing what the colors would look like during the day and at night, I chose the lighter Corn Silk color.

I’m SO glad I did.  It came out plenty dark and harmonizes well with my curtains and accents.

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The new look is so fresh and bright.

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The yellow color gives it an entirely new appearance.

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Once I started getting this “right” color on the walls, I decided to go ahead and use the same paint in the kitchen.

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Now I’m starting to think about painting my kitchen cabinets… how exciting would that be?!

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Comments

  1. Such a pretty clean cheerful color!

    I’m in the middle of painting my kitchen cabinets. They say you think you will die before your finish & I can say that’s absolutely true! It’s looking really good though & I’m plugging along.

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