I mentioned a while ago that we were painting downstairs. Here are the before and after pictures. They turned out okay, but they do not do the fantastic job that DearDR did justice.
Here’s the front foyer, looking to the right as you come in our front door:
Here it is looking the other way, from the family room:
Here’s the window before and after:
I just love the color combination, plus the blinds and the curtains. We still have to iron the curtains. Got them at Bed Bath & Beyond! Paint from Lowes.
As you will see, we still need to hang some art (we have so much art to hang, seriously!), and we did leave one wall white. DearDR decided to do that on his own, but in retrospect, the room would feel too much like a box with it painted blue.