Be joyful even though you have considered all the facts...practice resurrection. -Wendell Berry

Monday, April 23, 2012

another room done!

Benjamin Moore's mesquite on a cloudy afternoon.
I thought it would be a bit more grey in tone,
a bit more neutral, but I still like it.

And I'm so freakin' glad to have another room finished.
Have you finished anything lately 
that you want to celebrate here?
I'll send you a "hip, hip hooray"!



Today I went to our annual Yom Hashoah service and was reminded again of the power of telling and listening to one another's real life stories. 

6 comments:

  1. What a nice color! I am in painting mode myself and finished the 2 hallway ceilings (one beadboard one plaster), the hallway floor (Benjamin Moore Gull Wing Grey) and the bedroom ceiling. Now for the bedroom walls, Benjamin Moore Venetian Marble (purple/pink) which I'm hoping isn't so pale I can't see it...and then the small room of the living room, the living room ceiling, the bathroom...ugh!

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  2. Oh, and how could I forget the entire outside of the house too ;p

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  3. Looks very crisp and clean, Karen. Yay for you!!
    As for me, I finished two double-sided OPEN flags for a local business yesterday, personalized with their logo. 15 hours of tedious work, but it felt great to finish them!! Of course, I forgot to take pictures, but will do that and hope to post about them soon.
    Meanwhile, hope you're taking a wee break from all of your hard work!
    xo

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  4. Beautiful spaces you're creating, Karen. Imagine how the next family to shelter there will be comforted.

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  5. Beautiful! You can certainly stop by here and paint a few rooms! ha ha:)

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  6. Thanks for this picture! I was searching for a neutral color to paint my hallway and considering this one. As you said, designers describe it as their go-to neutral. Seeing your photo made me see that it is just not neutral enough for my purposes. It is a beautiful color though!

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