Sunday, March 11, 2012

nightstand redo

This past Friday was a much needed vacation day. There was some sweet time spent with the husband, and I even had a couple hours to tackle our nightstands. We had originally painted them yellow, but ever since the move, and the purchase of this heart-stopping rug, the yellow just wasn't working for me.
After a quick survey, between Blake and my mom, we settled on this brown-ish gray color. The color block on the left. Truly, I wanted to go the middle navy-gray color, but I got out-voted.
So we moved them outside, and began the painting process. With only 2 coats and drying time in between, it was a pretty easy and painless fix. I opted Semi-gloss for a subtle shine and it tends to hide scratches and such.
oh hey there new pillows, still lookin' good.

Let's move back inside for a reveal. Tah-dah!!
(above is Blake's side. below is mine.)
This color is the perfect blend of gray and brown. The brown works well with our wood bed, and, let's be honest - gray goes with anything. I love our mint green lamps SO much more now as they no longer sit on top of yellow.
And, don't the knobs look fresher too??
Blake BEGGED that I leave his cubby hole yellow. Maybe I was trusting his vision, or maybe it was a tad bit of laziness, but in the end, it stayed yellow. Blake likes to have little surprises on his side of the room.
It's kind of a tight squeeze to get into this room for pictures, but here's my best attempt. Hopefully you can get the idea.
I love them. Blake loves them. Kota is indifferent, but you can't ask too much from her regarding interior design things. The night stands get complimented by Blake every time he walks into the room. The new color really does give the entire room a whole new feel. YAY!

1 comment:

  1. Looks great!! I really like the peek-a-boo yellow with the rug. very nice!