a paint called cheerful.

post sponsored by Sherwin-Williams.

at long last, the “after”. as you may have read in the “before” about a month ago, sherwin williams kindly offered to do a little before and after paint project on my house, which was in a sad state of affairs. it needed a paint job, and bad. i knew i wanted the main color to be their HGTV HOME by Sherwin Williams dark gray paint, called Gibralter, and the trim a lighter gray called morning fog. but i was hung up on the idea of a poppy red front door.

but ultimately, when i saw this great house, and your reaction to it, i decided on an alternate route altogether and went with their ‘cheerful yellow’ paint. that’s the real name of it, and i love it. it’s a very happy thing to come home to this yellow door each day. many thanks to HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams for giving my home a brand new look!

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20 Responses to “a paint called cheerful.”
  1. rebecca says:

    It looks beautiful! I think you made the right choice!

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  2. ale norris says:

    i love it! it IS very cheerful and it fits the house perfectly.
    -ale

  3. well, that turns a frown upside down!

  4. Sara says:

    You brought out the sweetness of this house with each decision you made. Great job!!

  5. mary ann says:

    makes me smile. your door welcomes you home and visitors inside!

  6. Lovely, such a fantastic result!

  7. katrina says:

    oh victoria! i love the colors so much — your house is darling. i LOVE the yellow pop at the door!

  8. Completly smart!! Perfect little bench with plants!

  9. katherine says:

    Love, love, love the yellow door with matching bench/shelf! So beautiful with the gray.

  10. Lindsay says:

    What a delightful color! Your house is so super cute and welcoming.

  11. Oh, it looks so happy! I want to move to San Fran JUST so I can walk by your house every day. Stalker???

  12. Anya adores says:

    I love it – looks so fresh.
    Happy weekend :)
    Axx

  13. it looks great! and a good encouragement to start working on our front door

  14. Tricia Rose says:

    I bet it makes you smile every time you come home!

  15. andrea nina says:

    loooooove the yellow!!

  16. EEEK! Cutest door I ever did see….

  17. Mike Fischer says:

    Looks so peppy! It really makes the house seem so cheerful and bubbling with energy. The color combination is really awesome.

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