Have you had it too?
As you know I’ve been working on my master bedroom.
Last year around this time I tried to love my blah master bedroom more by bringing in shades of the sea during the Color My World Challenge.
It was fun to try freezer paper stenciling, create tracing paper and tissue paper canvas art and bring in some soft aqua blues with bedding and accessories in the bedroom and adjoining bath, but the overall feeling of the room was meh. hmmm. ho hum. blah.
In our last house we had a chocolate brown master bedroom and loved it. It was like a cozy cave and that room just felt GOOD to be in. Okay – so we deduce that dark in the master makes us happy. But we were over the brown. And I have been thinking a lot about warm and cool together. In particular – charcoal grey or black with wood tones. Brown leather with navy.
After hemming and hawing and painting 47,937 samples on my wall, my good friend Jenny of Evolution of Style recommended the greeny blue navy, BM Gentleman’s Gray (#2062-20) that she had used in her powder room.
And just like I KNEW when I opened that Clarksville Gray that it wasn’t the one, the instant I opened the can of Gentleman’s Gray (that has not a shred of gray in it, by the way), I knew. We were meant for each other.
No matter how many times I paint various rooms, it’s truly amazing to me how a color can affect your mood and influence the feeling you get when you are in a space. And to me, repainting a space is worth the painful waste of choosing the wrong color if you find a color that speaks to you.
Funny thing? A couple of weeks after I painted the room, we went on our dream vacation with our munchkins to Hawaii and were surrounded by the most beautiful greeny blue waters.
Oh the drama!!
Changing the wall color has inspired me to bring the rest of the room together. So here goes….the to-do list for the master bedroom. I’m posting a list right here to make myself accountable.
So tell me, have you ever had painter’s remorse??