side entrance makeover: the painting


Earlier in the week you saw the 'before' of our sad side entranceway. After initially cleaning up the walls and patching where needed, it was time to slap on some paint. We have SO much paint in our stash at home, so I really wanted to work with what we already had. I started out with a pretty, muted aqua, which was a mis-tint that I bought from Home Depot for $9 (for a gallon) a while ago. Sometimes those mis-tints are great colours, so it's worth taking a peak when you're in the store! The aqua totally worked with the blue/turquoise/grey/green palette in our pad, so I went for it. It was a slightly treacherous area to paint.  We upgraded from the step ladder to the big ladder to get ... CONTINUE READING