Complimentary Colors, What a Concept!
I glanced over from the living room the other day and noticed this:
and it struck me how much I liked the orange of the randomly tossed dishtowel and handbag against the turquois-ey jade of the Rendezvous Bay color of the kitchen walls (which, incidentally, is still photographing nothing like it looks in person). Ten minutes later I was on my way to buy some paint.
Either I'm getting better at making decisions or getting reckless....
It sure transformed the room, from blah and a little unpleasant (dirty white primer...go figure) to bright, welcoming and exciting and a part of the house I don't mind hanging out in. Just what we needed for this busy, multi-purpose room.
The insides of both entrance doors still need to be painted (probably just white), and the current rug was a cheap stopgap that is a little too narrow but working for the moment until I can find the perfect replacement.
So officially, only our bedroom and the tiny outside walls of the powder room remain on the painting roster for downstairs, but I'm still so at a loss about this stuff and the rest of the upstairs that lately I've been joking that by the time I get it everything painted it will probably be the avocado green, harvest gold and shag of the double oughts. And with orange rooms #1 and #2, I suspect that moment may arrive even sooner, but for now I'm absolutely loving it.
Labels: house interior design