my image inspiration.

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awhile back i posted about glidden’s paint’s tool to help you figure out your color ‘personality’ — My Colortopia. now the folks at Glidden have developed this fun new tool called My Image Inspiration and they’ve sponsored me to try it and share it with you. if you’re in a bit of a conundrum as to how to get the color balance and paint... 
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THINKING PINK.

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i’ve been trying to figure out what the heck to do with my dining room for a while now. i hung the patrick townsend white orbit chandelier, but since i painted over the black walls, it’s been just looking terribly drab in there – lacking drama! so last night, i got this idea — what if i went pale, pale pink and added some kind of statement piece, as... 
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mycolortopia.

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if you were a room, what color do you think you would be? would you be pale and subdued shades of pink, or a soft gray? or might be you bold and dynamic, say a kelly green or hot pink colored wall? maybe a bit more modern, say charcoal gray, like i painted a while back? the folks at glidden paint invited me to share with you their fun new feature, colortopia. call it a personality... 
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pinwheel diy.

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i wonder what the neighbors would say (let alone, my landlord) should i follow my fancy and paint my garage door like this pinwheel? it is san francisco, afterall, and you have never seen such colorful victorians! i just love this, via pam garrison’s blog, as seen on a visit to her friend’s neighborhood. thanks for sharing this, pam!  
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gravel gray.

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so if you’ve been following along here, and over on twitter, you may have heard my plea for design guidance, and reassurance about painting the wall behind my bed black, or charcoal gray. well, i went and did it – i painted it benjamin moore’s gravel gray (note: it is showing up a bit darker, and bluer in these photos than it actually is) and i quite love... 
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