Cottage Update: Teal Doors

3 Days straight of painting and I am one sore mess, but you know what?     I LOVE THE TEAL DOORS IN MY BEDROOM    Did you know that removing the door knob makes painting doors a hella lot easier?   …
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Cottage Talk: Going Dark in the bedroom

So the plan is to go light and bright on the 1st and 3rd floor walls, but in my master bedroom I intend to do a moody peacock blue / teal hue.  It’s been funny to see people’s reactions when I tell …
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The Bitter Decorator: Colorful Walls

Ive been thinking about starting an irregular blog series called “The Bitter Decorator,” because I’m a decorator and sometimes peoples design choices make me plain bitter.  In general, I like to keep the blog a positive place, but I also …
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a few thoughts on bold blue walls

HAH!  I was supposed to take the day off the blog but I just had to share my thoughts on bold wall colors.  I’ve read a lot of comments (a CRAZY LOT- thank you!) about how I’m so brave with color, or …
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dreaming of an emerald jewel box

There is a chance I may get to use our third, middle bedroom as an office.  This is a small room, with no window, and lots of wood paneling.  I was thinking it would be fun to paint the paneling …
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