the makeover.

living-area-after

an awful lot of you asked to see some before and after photos from my cottage makeover. so, as much as i kinda hate to post something as unsightly as these ‘befores’ i do think there’s the possibility for some educational value here. when i first saw this place, i thought, “no freakin’ way can i live here.” but, the landlord was so nice,... 
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color my room.

colortopia-color-my-room

glidden paint recently launched a pretty awesome (and somewhat addicting) new tool on MyColortopia called Color My Room and they invited me to try it out and share it with you. Color My Room allows you to upload a photo of a room from your own home or one that inspires you and preview it in any Glidden paint color available. using their Color My Room tool You just pick out... 
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color pop.

SkönaHem

i’ve been noticing this trend of painting a ‘faux’ wainscoting on walls these days — giving the illusion of wainscoting without the molding. just a swipe of bright color or some color blocking on a wall makes a room visually interesting, without spending a lot of time or money — just the cost of painting a pop of color. i like those kinds of diy... 
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a paint called cheerful.

cheerful-house

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... 
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paint my house, please.

abc

post sponsored by sherwin williams. so, i just wanted to apologize right off the bat for sharing the eyesore that is the outside of my house on the blog. bleecky! but the fine folks at sherwin williams heard my cry and have very kindly offered to paint my very hideous house, so we’ve partnered to share a little “before and after” with you. my home has not... 
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