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New kitchen paint color….

I can’t believe it’s been just over 3 years since our kitchen renovation!Time has gone so fast. When we first painted it, I had fallen in love with Benjamin Moore’s Bennington Grey.

Kitchen paint color in Benjamon Moore's Bennington GreyWell, 3 years, 3 kids and lots of big things made the walls look a bit dinged up. I just craved something a little bit lighter too.

 I had a hard time finding  a paint color I really loved and after many paint samples I decided to do my own custom mix. Sometimes it’s just easier to mix your own. I think one day need my own interior paint line. I always want colors they don’t make.

I ended up with a mixture of 75% Coastal Fog and 25% Tapestry beige. It’s a very pretty warm grey with a very subtle green undertone.

A mix of Benjamin moore coastal fog and Tapestry beigeMy cabinets and woodwork are painted in a warm white called Linen White so they needed a grey with a bit of warmth. I am thinking about repainting them a cooler white, but I can’t summon the courage or the energy yet. 🙂

Vintage chandelierI think the warmth will pop more when if repaint the wood work and go a bit cooler with the white paint.

Painted kitchen Coastal fog and tapestry beigePlease ignore the kitchen island I am in the middle of stripping it and as you can tell, I’ve only gotten about half way.

Why completely finish one project when I can start another one right in the middle of it? That would make waaay too much sense.

Fresh spring flowers

I also picked up a few flowers from Trader’s Joe’s to brighten the space a bit. I love the bit of color they bring.

I am also finally finishing up painting the lower level and hopefully the flooring will go in in the next few weeks. It would be great to be able to use it!!!

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  1. The new paint color makes the whole kitchen look serene. I was wondering though, what color is on your hutch?

  2. Your kitchen is lovely, beautiful custom color on your walls. I have a dark kitchen and I am dreaming…
    procrastinating….about painting my cupboards too. 🙂

  3. The Linen White and Bennington Grey are so rich looking together, it’s really a shame to mess with that.

  4. Your kitchen is one of my favorites. I hung my silver tray over my stove like you did last year. When someone asks me about it I always tell them you inspired me. 🙂

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