Monday, April 19, 2010

" A Sneak Peek "

The color is on the walls, Hallelujah! I thought I'd never get through this project.

This is all I am showing until the room is completed.

The flowers are fading a bit but they were given to me by my husband on my birthday.

Did you guess close on the color?





I was shooting for a caramel color. You wouldn't believe how difficult it was finding it!
 

30 comments:

Wanda said...

What a wonderful golden glow...

Perfect backdrop for your Birthday flowers.

Lynilu said...

Ohhh, that is beautiful!!! Ya dun goot!

Lois Evensen said...

What a warm color. Very, very nice! And, the flowers are still pretty. This picture of them will make them last forever.

:),
Lois

Graceful Moments said...

For some reason yellow based hues can be the most difficult to get exactly right. It looks as if you nailed your caramel. It is beautiful.

Lisa said...

I LOVE this shade, Di! So much that it's on my dining room walls, too. :) Or very close to it, but with some spongework or texture (to hide our old lumpy walls). Can't wait to see the whole room!

Bernie said...

Looking good my friend.....:-) Hugs

Eileen said...

This is very pretty, Di! I was close in guessing yellow! I think you hit a home run with your caramel! It's a beautiful backdrop to your birthday flowers!

Thanks for giving us a peek! Can't wait for the full unveiling!
Love to you, E

Barb said...

Hi Di - I was almost right! What a rich looking color - of course anything with caramel is fabulous...

Maria said...

This is so pretty! Barb is right... "RICH" is the word!
and Carmel is a GREAT flavor*
Perfection ♥ Enjoy!

~Maria

Donna's Book Nook said...

good job--and beautiful color. Can't wait to see the rest. The flowers are a perfect complement.

Wanda said...

Such a good choice Di, many different colors will go so well with it too :)like chocolate and coffee:) Really...it's beautiful and cheerful like sunshine! Can't wait to see the finished room!
♥...Wanda

Diana said...

Thanks everyone! The ceiling is a beautiful color too but I don't think I can catch it well enough with my camera. Jake and I are having a hanging party this weekend. Blinds and hopefully the curtain rods too. And all of the things that will go on the walls. I have a very heavy mirror to be hung over the fireplace. He is dreading it! I am hoping that he doesn't try to put it off for another two weeks! This will not make for a happy wife!
So I am thinking that I may have to break out the big guns and actually cook something like a meatloaf! LOL!!! It's one of his favorites!
Love Di ♥

Dee said...

Beautiful and very welcoming color. Tell hubby he will be torturing all your blogger buddies if he does not get the mirror hung so we can see the completed room. The color looks good with your wood work.:)

Rebecca said...

I had not IDEA of what color to envision! I couldn't have come up with a lovelier color. It should be great in any/every season. What a great choice.

I know you must be getting very anxious to have everything finished. Hope you'll take an hour or two just to sit and enjoy it before moving on to another project...

Teresa said...

Magnificent! A job well done! Amazing what a little bit of paint can do. I am thinking of painting my front door red, but not sure how well my landlord would like that...I have always wanted a Red Door! Now what is your next project...I am still decluttering...why can I not let go?

Gail said...

HI DI_

Beautiful caramel hue - love it. In fact, I just got hi-litss in my hair in a caramel color!! :-) I love the fading flowers - they are purposeful and so well intended.

Love you
Gail
peace.....

Linda Higgins said...

that's my kind of color! I love it! it is amazing what you will be able to put with it....great job Di!

Wanda said...

Congratulations.....check out my blog, and send me your address!!!

Love and Hugs
Wanda

Abraham said...

Congratulations on winning the prize Wanda had. I like your blog too. Very nice and the photos are nice.

linda said...

Beautiful! I can't wait for the complete room reveal!

Jenny said...

Oh, I love that color. So warm and inviting. You did good!

Sniffles and Smiles said...

Oooooh!! That's gorgeous!!!! Can't wait to see the final product!! You are sooooo good!!! ~Janine XO

Robynn's Ravings said...

You nailed it PERFECTLY. VERY rich and yummy. Looking forward to the reveal!

All Dolled Up Doll Clothes said...

I LOVE That color! My luck, had I picked it out, it would have come out peach. No matter what color I choose, it always ends up peach. I had to copy my daughter this last time around so I would get it right. Hey, I didn't know it was your birthday. I am so sorry I missed it so happy belated birthday, my friend.
Hugs to you
Terrie

Blessings each day said...

Love the color, Di, so warm and inviting. It is so hard to find the color you want, isn't it and it looks so different on that sample paper???!!

We need to paint too and when the dining room was painted, the color was SO different from what I thought it would be and thank heavens that's one room due to be painted anyway.

Your hubby has to cooperate fro the final ta dah so maybe you need to make TWO meatloafs!

blessings and hugs,

marcy

p.s. my word is woses and you did have those pretty flowers from your hubby...were there any woses in there?

quieten said...

warm, inviting, cozy,...no matter what adjective i come up with it all comes down to one word.....Beautiful!!!
And the flowers aren't bad, either *giggle*

Luv ya
Quieten

Lena said...

I love the colour!!!

Best of weekends, Di!! *Hugs*

Mary Ann said...

I love the color. Melty caramel. Yum.

Trisha said...

Love the color! Very warm and inviting.

Tranquility Speaks said...

I love that color! Gives so much warmth and is so inviting :) And that was a lovely bouquet!! :D