January 13, 2014

Kitchen & Family Room Progress...


Hey guys, well today's the big day!  Today I started painting our brick fireplace.  Wahoo, yay me ;)  I actually am really am excited because so far everything is coming together nicely.  And we hope to have the entire family room, kitchen and fireplace makeover finished by this week-end.   

In the meantime, here's a sneak peek…

Here's a corner of our kitchen above and the new gray paint color!  Now as you know gray is a cool color, but isn't this a warm gray?  And if your just joining us, again the color is Useful Gray SW 7050.

Here's my hubby scraping off some old candle wax that had dripped onto the brick.  He also took down the flat screen TV, and let me tell you…that was not easy, those suckers are heavy!

Interesting how our new gray walls look blue in this picture above.  That's because of the red brick.  Once the brick is neutralized with paint, the warm gray hue will take shape.

And here's the gray color again!  As well as a favorite photos of my hubby and sweet son, who is now a teenager btw :)

Okay that's the Diy scoop around here, happy Monday!

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  1. Gorgeous color and the fireplace will look amazing. Hugs, marty

  2. It looks beautiful and I love the whole room!!

  3. I'm loving the sneak peek. Can't wait to see it all finished!

  4. It's going to look great when it's done!

  5. Thanks for the Project Love guys! Painting this porous brick is harder than I thought, so I appreciate the support!

  6. Hi Jane! Your project seems to be going just great! I am sure the hard work will pay off with some brilliant results. It looks pretty great already! :)

  7. Jane, I'm loving your new wall color! Can't wait to see the brick painted!! Way to start the year off with a bang!

    1. Thanks Lisa, and also a ton of work, loll!! But totally worth it in the end ;)

  8. I can't wait to see it all, that grey truly changed it Jane! Love it!


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