In early December, I was invited to take a real-life tour of the HGTV Dream Home. I wrote about the experience in this post.
The room I liked the best was the bedroom on the main floor that has a water view. I liked the casual mix of furnishings and the soft blue on the wall. I took note and thought about using the color (Glidden Bastille Blue 90BG 64/101) in the master bedroom in my new house.
When we bought our house on the lake, I knew one of the initial projects on my to-do list was going to be to paint the yellow master bedroom. Earlier this week I went to Walmart to buy the paint so I could get the room painted by the weekend.
I had already bought the Bastille Blue in eggshell for the walls, but needed to get semi-gloss white for the trim and crown molding that was never painted, only primed. I bought Grab N’ Go paint that comes premixed in a variety of colors. I chose the color White 98YY 82/022 in semi-gloss that was also used in the HGTV Dream Home.
The color is called Swan White if you get it custom mixed in other formulas of Glidden paint. These are all the colors used in the HGTV Dream Home. Bastille Blue is the top chip.
Yellow is not one of my colors. I believe in color therapy and think it can make or break how you feel in a space. We all have our favorite colors, the ones we gravitate to. I know blues are mine. It may have something to do with my water loving nature, but I do know for a fact that color affects me big time! The yellow room made me feel uneasy. I am a blue lover and knew the only way I was going to make the master feel right to me was to paint it blue.
When I was laying in awful pain from Shingles right after we moved into the house, the yellow did not help me find comfort. It made me feel even more miserable, I just could not relax in the space. I needed my colors around me to feel better.
I am now doing a happy dance that the yellow is history… the room feels so much better to me now. It still needs lots of updating…new flooring, white ceiling fan, drapes, and many other details…
…but I feel like I am home now when I enter the room that is right off the main entrance of the house.
It is a long room, with lots of light in the half closest to the sliding doors that looks out to the lake.
We are turning this part of the room into Ed’s office. It was once a porch that was then walled-in to make the bedroom larger.
It needs a fresh coat of paint, but I like the bead board ceiling in this area. I wish it was on all the ceilings instead of popcorn.
Remember this mantel that used to be in the dining room of my previous house? We love it, but since we don’t have a dining room in this house, we had to find a place for it. It has now become a place for a TV in our bedroom.
Do you have a room in your home that you have been wanting to refresh with paint? Well, I can help one of you get it done.
Have you taken the online tour and entered to win the HGTV Dream Home 2016 yet?
- Take the tour: HGTV Dream House Tour
BEDROOM UPDATE: This bedroom has gotten a makeover since I wrote this post, you can see what I have done in this both: Master Bedroom Makeover
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