Sunday, October 30, 2011

A Big Blue Wall and New Bathroom!

We had another successful weekend with home improvement projects. This weekend we painted the accent wall in our living room/hallway and did a makeover in our master bath!

When we first bought our house, the living room accent wall was bright green. I wanted to change it because I didn't like the color. Because it was so bright, I also wanted to do something more neutral. When we went to the paint store, I picked out a beige-gray color, but when we put it on the wall, it actually looked more pinkish-purple than neutral at all. I pretty much hated it as soon as we painted it. I thought it might grow on me, but it never did. AJ also felt that our whole house was too beige, so we decided to do something bold and paint the wall blue.

Here are the two previous colors...

And the new blue color....

It is very blue, but I think it goes well with our furniture and decor. Now I need to add some wall art in the living room. Any ideas on what to do?

We also put in a new master bath vanity set. Our sink was way too small and we needed more storage. We plan to re-use the mirror and vanity in another bathroom, but that is a project for another day. Here is the before...

And here is after...

I love, love, love the new set and think it really makes the master bath more sophisticated. I am so proud of my husband for doing this all on his own! He is becoming so handy. I need to patch the holes left by the bolts that were holding the old mirror and touch up the paint in a few places, but our bathroom is pretty much done!


  1. Everything looks fabulous! I love the blue color you chose for the living room. Love it!

  2. love the bathroom! I learned this weekend that painting is not for me. Good for you guys!

  3. I LOVE the blue wall! You should definitely go nautical with the art ;)

    The bathroom looks amazing! The vanity really changes the look!

  4. WOW! Looking good! I love the vanity and the blue wall really jazzed that room up.. so glad to see you having such a great time during this process. xo miss you xo

  5. You know what might look great with that bold blue wall? Get like six or eight of those little square canvases from the art supply store and then paint letters or flowers on all of them. If you hang them together in a grid shape, they make a cool statement.

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  8. I love your new home. The renovation really went well.

  9. Fantastic interior designing. The blue wall matches the room. collection rates