Tuesday, October 23 2012
I can hear my husband ripping painters’ tape in the basement.
The project this time, painting and organizing the basement into something of an inviting movie-watching area. And, since this project feels so “big”, so “all-encompassing” to me right now, we are merely focusing on our tiny (hint of sarcasm)victory of picking out of paint colors. Yahoo! In the past, this great feat has taken many months of time-sucking trips to paint stores for swatches and samples. It was very common, when we were ‘going gray‘ throughout the upstairs sections of our house, that our walls resembled a patchwork quilt. But, this time, we picked some colors and stuck with ‘em! Heck! I may be getting better at this, after all.
So, our basement, a-very-close-to-the-color-of-poop, chocolate brown, not only is in need of a new color scheme, it needs a lighter color palette all together. This is going to be hard for me since I tend to lean towards darker shades. So, to compromise, we chose both; light and dark, that is. After seeing this inspirational image of a bathroom with split wall color, I decided this concept would work well in our basement.