Thursday, March 31, 2011

Picking Paint

A multitasker to a fault? (sigh) Yes, that's me. While working on my settee makeover, I'm also trying to pick out paint colors for the sunroom that will soon be its new home.  I am inspired by the monochromatic scheme in this picture I found, hosted by another blog:

I'd like to get this same kind of look with the blue and white tones in the fabrics I've selected. Here's a shot of the paint swatches next to the Toile:

And here's a shot of the front runner in my paint selection thus far:

It's called Cincinnatian Hotel Lindner Blue from Valspar's National Trust for Historic Preservation collection. I'm off to Lowe's to pick up a sample.  I'll be putting it to the test on the walls this afternoon - stay tuned for the results...

1 comment:

  1. I bought the same Toile fabric from our JoAnn's and LOVE it! I made a valance for my kitchen. I lined it with white fabric because we get so much sun through that window. I have a Currier & Ives platter hung above the window so it causes your eye to notice both the platter and the curtain, whereas individually neither was noticed much.
    I like where you are going with your color scheme with the blues. Looking forward to future posts on this project.