Casual Friday: A Peek into the “Pigeon” Painted Living Room!

September 24, 2021

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This week, our living room got a fresh coat of paint!! We wanted to do a full reveal today, but by the time everything got cleaned up, the sun went down, so I just have this tiny peak for you today and we’ll share a lot more photos next week!! The color is Pigeon by Farrow & Ball but we had it color matched at Sherwin Williams (I’ll share more about this in the big post, promise!). It’s such a chameleon color–it can be sage-y green to a warm gray to a blue-ish green! It’s everything we wanted and I can’t wait to load furniture in today so we can enjoy it even more.

While we had scaffolding rented, we took the opportunity to finally hang the chandelier that we have had for over a year! It was meant to go in our last living room (you may remember this post!), but we were waiting for the electrician to come back to pull the wires through the beams and with Covid, the timing was never working out. So we brought it with us and I’m so glad we did! Slowly but surely, we’re recognizing ourselves in this home, starting with Pigeon.


Other fun finds this week!



Weekend Sales

Ann Taylor: $30-$50 off fall style (never gotten so many DMs about a sweater)

H&M: Fall Sale – up to 50% off cozy picks (one of my favorite places to shop for my girls! loving this)

Joss & Main: save 15% on new arrivals with code NEW15 (this color)

Madewell: 20% off everything for insiders (living in this)

Pottery Barn: save up to 70% (OBSESSED)

Target: 20% off tops, denim, towels & more with Circle (the texture)

Wayfair: Shop our rugs on sale here!


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  1. Lynn says:

    Love your Handsmaid Tale chandelier in the LR!

  2. Tanya says:

    I cannot for the life of me find the post where you revealed your staircase. I know it was recently, you mentioned wanting to paint it still, a shade of black. I went searching your site for that post, I was trying to find the black shade of paint you mentioned. Am I imagining things?

  3. Siyanda says:

    I really love the finish of the paint. Absolutely stunning. Well done to you all amd the team. I wish we had a stockist in South Africa for Farrow and Ball brand.

  4. Kristine says:

    Love how the room is coming together! Wondering if you have tips on when to paint the trim/ceiling and when to leave it white?

  5. Christie Reynolds says:

    When I clicked on the link for the wallpaper it says they deliver internationally?! So maybe they do ship to the US now?

  6. SHARON Townend says:

    You chose the perfect color – the floors are singing now! Well done!

  7. Casey Fleck says:

    Love the look- I keep seeing people mention paint the ceiling too- I’ve never had a painted ceiling, window trim and baseboard that match the walls. Is that for dramatic effect? Getting ready to paint majority of our house and am not sure if I need to jump on this look? ;)

  8. Wendy says:

    1st thing that popped up when I clicked the link for that wallpaper was “We ship internationally”!😁
    Also loving the paint in your living room!😍 gorgeous !

  9. Olivia says:

    LOVE IT!!!

  10. Megan says:

    Buy the wallpaper (please)!!! Obsessed. 😍

  11. Daria says:

    That color is downright gorgeous and looks like exactly what I was hoping for in our bedroom! I’ve never color matched before – do you find any difference in the quality vs. F&B? It’s hard to wrap my head around buying such expensive paint haha.

  12. JL says:

    Wow. That chandelier really sets the stage. Love that you went with a mid-tone paint color. With this hue, I can already envision a range of palettes for your future fireplace surround – from a subtle stone of ivory or a mix of amber, taupe and cream, to a dramatic stone streaked with dark green, black or grey. Well done.

  13. Cici Haus says:

    That wallpaper is AMAZING! Pull the trigger!

  14. Ruth says:

    Love the paint color. It is stunning!!!
    What finish is on the ceiling , the trim and the walls? And did you use the same color all over?
    Thanks so much!

  15. Alana says:

    You can purchase that same wallpaper here and it ships free to USA. :)
    finestwallpaper dot com.

  16. Wendy says:

    Absolutely love the color you chose for the living room. It looks so good with the floors too.

  17. Lauren says:

    Whats a good paint color for a basement? Pigeon too dark?

  18. Amanda says:

    I don’t think I’ve ever loved a wallpaper more!

  19. Vicki Williams says:

    Oh gosh! Pull the plug on that wallpaper for Polly’s room. So gorgeous!

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