The doors are painted and the flooring is going in! I really had my heart set on painting the inside of both doors black, but once I started I realized it was just too stark looking. It competed with the cabinets and just looked forced. Sometimes the house wants what the house wants. I did want some kind of color on them so I tried some of the Sherwin Williams Useful Gray paint I had left over from bedroom number 2 .
How awesome is a grey door?!!
I love how it’s just a subtle difference against the wall, and has some contrast, but doesn’t really stand out as out of place. It’s such a great color too. The walls are SW Alabaster which I think goes well with them.
I can’t wait to see how the floors warm up the space! They are a really pretty reddish oak color. The color of a well-aged floor.
As for the front door, I painted the back grey as well and settled on black for the outside.
So here’s one of the reason’s my Oldest told me I had no taste.
This is the door before. Prepped, ready to go and red. She really wanted me to keep the red door. When I told her I was going to paint it black she actually argued with me.This is where the insults came in and someone bought themselves an early bedtime.
While I appreciate her strong opinion, I love the black door. I would love it even more with less sass.
Then again, maybe I’ll be wrong and red will be the new black.
I so wish I had room to so this in my own house, but it’s still fun to do for the homeowners.
Did I mention I want to put these in my own house?
We are almost down to a punch list, but I feel guilty that my kids haven’t had much of a summer. We are trying to hit the pool and break it up with other fun stuff too. Luckily, Grandma has been able to step in and help keep the kids busy and their cousins are coming in from out of the country for a few weeks!
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