Now that our garage is nearly completed . . .
. . . my thoughts are turning to really IMPORTANT things like this:
. . . because of this adorableness:
I’m not sure if I’ll spring for the Dachshund weathervane,
but wouldn’t it be cool if I did?
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Meanwhile, back to the less superficial portion of our project . . .
. . . today our humble garden shed finally gets its roof:
Yes, I paid nearly $20 on sample paint pots from Benjamin Moore.
No, I didn’t like any of them.
Fear not, though!
One can find color inspiration on Pinterest.
I recommend doing said-same!
If you’re me — type “blue** paint colors” in the search + voila.
That’s how I discovered the fabulous Benjamin Moore, Santorini blue:
One quick trip to our Benjamin Moore paint store later,
+ I have these ^^ swatches.
(**Disclaimer: I have to have a blue garden shed
because of my fondness for any blue flower. It’s my scheme.
There’s a post for another day!)
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I’m undecided about WHICH Benjamin Moore blue I’ll chose . . .
. . . but I do know that those plain Jane plywood doors MUST be tricked out!
I dig the diagonal bead board detail on these vintage garage doors:
I think I’ll push for something like this, though:
Fingers crossed I get to paint tomorrow! Stay tuned!