The Guest Room – A Slight Change of Plans

Last week, after all that talk about pink paint, I had a change of heart. Although I love the color, when I laid all of the bedding together and compared it to the paint chip, the colors were off. I intended for the pink walls to draw out the reds and pinks from the throw pillow fabric.


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Unfortunately, the shades of red and dark pink did not coordinate with Quaint Peche at all. I made a rookie mistake. I bought the paint before the accessories.

After going back to the drawing board, I came up with this revised plan.

Captivating Cream is a pale yellow-orange. It looks beautiful with the entire color scheme of the guest room, so no additional changes were necessary.

At the moment, after one coat, it looks way too yellow. I am second-guessing myself (again!) However, I think that with the addition of bedding and accessories, the color will fade into the background more.

This week, I also did a little shopping at Wayfair. I picked up two of these antique brass table lamps. Since there is only one wall sconce in the room, additional lighting is a necessity.


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I still need to buy some bed skirts and find artwork. Once that is done, the guest room will be ready for a steady stream of summer visitors. Come on over!

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