paint colors

We recently painted our study a dark, moody green color. This is after we first painted it a muddy green, then repainted it a blue-gray. I guess what they say is true; third time’s a charm! The journey was worth it, though, because I’m so in love with this glossy green in contrast with the […]

There was a time when taupe paint colors, (brown, tan, and beige) were found in your grandparents’ homes and not in a good way. Well I’m happy to say (and sorry if this is news to you), that it’s back and trending. And Studio Interiors, Photographer: Nicole Franzen Taupe cabinetry started trending first and for […]

One of my Christmas presents this year was getting our ceilings painted (finally!) in the entry and all down the hallways. All of the ceilings and walls in our home were painted a gray color (before we bought the home) and although most of the walls have been painted in the main area, there was […]

Last weekend, we painted the guest room a dark, inky charcoal–Farrow & Ball’s Downpipe (this time we had it color matched at Sherwin Williams in an eggshell finish). I wanted to go for something dark in a blueish tone so the headboard would melt right into it and to be honest, the treadmill too. The […]

This post is sponsored by Lowe’s Our week-long phase 1 kitchen refresh is all but done now. The most dramatic change besides rearranging the cabinets (did you even know you could do that?) was painting the cabinets this past weekend. Everyone knows how transformative paint can be, but one of my favorite aspects is one […]


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