The Best Gray Paint Colors In the Universe

The Best Gray Paint Colors In the Universe


best gray paint colors

One day you are going to be standing in front of the paint chip section in the paint store…..paralyzed with indecision because you come to the undeniable conclusion….

…..that a gray is not always a gray.

I know….totally earth shattering.

And that sometimes a gray looks perfect in the store….so you gleefully order a gallon and rush home to paint your dining room…..

…..only to realize that it’s too pink.

Or too green.

Or too light.

Or too dark.

And you will hang your head and sigh with frustration.

That sigh is EXACTLY why I wrote this post.

Because all grays are not…..nor ever will be…..created equal.

And I’ve spent more hours painting grays on a wall than I even want to think about and along the way I’ve learned a few things.

So here….in no particular order….

….are 5 of the best gray paint colors in the universe.Continue reading

I Wish I Had a Purple Room

I Wish I Had a Purple Room



Today I wish I had two blogs.

One where we could drink coffee and talk about the super bowl commercials and what we thought and how we all agree that the puppy and the Budweiser horse commercial completely stole the show.

And how I love John Stamos and his hair and his yogurt and all his Full House Friends.

And what was up with that spray tan Go Daddy ad that was completely and utterly random.

And then we would need a thirty minute discussion on the Seinfeld commercial that was totally Seinfeld….

…..and totally awkward.

I mean….really…..I think George was wearing make-up.

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5 Tips for Picking the Perfect Paint Color

5 Tips for Picking the Perfect Paint Color



I have wanted to write an updated post about the paint colors from the house for the longest time.


And I have been remiss.

So in a vain attempt to make up for the complete and utter lack of paint color discussion…..I thought I would provide completely unsolicited advice on the ins and outs of choosing a paint color.  You know I couldn’t just write a post about paint colors…..I have to offer up a big opinion.  However…..I preface any and all big opinions offered here with the disclaimer that……I am not an expert.

I don’t work for a paint company.

I have not gone to paint color school.

What I am…..though… so much better.  I am the person who has painted and repainted and repainted rooms because I couldn’t figure out the answer to this simple question,  “Why did the paint color in the store not look like the paint color on my wall?”

If you are a paint color expert….this post is not for you.  

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A Second Opinion

A Second Opinion

Butler's Pantry Paint Colors

In my quest to repaint every room in my house at least 47 times before 2013…I’m repainting the Butler’s Pantry…. again.

And I’m going with grey.

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