Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Dear Daughters: My Color Philosophy


Dear Daughters,

Today I woke up and decided that choosing

colors for my home

is no longer going to create

dread and indecision

and phone calls to one or all of you.

(Keep reading- this is a win-win.)

I have simply been looking

for inspiration in the

wrong place. 

Sherwin Williams

has the products to make color change happen,

but that wall of

paint swatches

has never made my heart sing.

This does however.


As does this.


So, it then made perfect sense.

if I want something painted the color of eggplant-

Look. At. An. Eggplant.

Sherwin Williams does not have a produce department.

Just another day of deep thoughts

from my house to yours!




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Pura Vida said...

brilliant...absolutely brilliant..your daughters will be missing you

GratefulPrayerThankfulHeart said...

Lovely colors and gorgeous photos! :)

Anonymous said...

a keen realization and oh so true!!! nature is the ultimate source of inspiration.

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Thanks for sharing your colorful and very pretty flowers. That eggplant is not to shabby either. :D
Enjoy your evening.

Shabby Brocante, Karen said...

That's great! You are so right. Love it.

Theresa said...

Works for me:) I love the color of eggplant! Have a blessed day dear Laura, HUGS!

NanaDiana said...

Oh- Isn't THAT the truth? WHY is choosing a color so danged hard? I agree that those two pictures are the perfect color combos- ones God made! xo Diana

trash talk said...

I've been known to plant eggplant just to get to stare at the color. One of my all time favorites. do you make a man see the color "eggplant" and not purple?

Karah @ thespacebetweenblog said...

I love this. So beautiful. Eggplant is the perfect inspiration color. :) Thank you so much for linking up to our party!! :)

Always Nesting said...

Well said. Perfect advice for those of us that struggle with color.

Deserae said...

Wow, gorgeous photos....and such beautiful colors!!! Have a great weekend :o)

Kathy Moody said...

Such beautiful flowers and photos. Your newest follower from Ark-La-Tex Blogging Girls. Have a great weekend. :)

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous colors!

Eclectically Vintage said...

What a great place to look for inspiration - problem is, now I'm hungry!

Eggplant for dinner anyone?

So glad you joined our Color party.

Linda @ it all started with paint said...

So now you are encouraging women around the world to hit the grocery store first and then bring their produce to the Sherwin Williams store for some color matching! I love it!

Thank you so much for sharing at our Crazy for Color link party!




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