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The Dining Room Blues

The only thing "blue" about this room is the color!  When we bought the cottage, the walls were a very tired antique white.  Since this room gets the morning sun, I thought a pale blue would be beautiful.  
Naturally, I forgot to take a "before" picture, but here is one that I took when we first saw the house:

Now take a look after painting, but, before our furniture arrived:

Notice the blinds on every window?  They are gone now:

Finding a hutch to put on that wall on the left is on my to-do list.  In the meantime, my redone farm table and ice cream parlor chairs take center stage. On a side-note, this pic was taken on a cloudy day, yet the room is still bright and cheery. 

You are probably asking, "What color is the paint - you didn't tell us!"  It's Aqua Inlet - BHG103 mixed at Walmart. 

Thanks for stopping by the cottage.  I hope you'll consider following and leaving a comment for this new blog.  It would be most appreciated!  

Have a great weekend!

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  1. I love it and the no blinds is a great look!

  2. Love it...paint color is perfect!!!

  3. Great choice of color it looks perfect and I love love love the picture on the wall!!! Stop by and share on my weekend party add you post!!! Wishing you a great weekend, Karren

    1. Thanks, Karren! That picture is one of my favorite things!

  4. LOVE that farm house table with the ice cream parlor chairs...they are PERFECT together in your beautiful blue room! Also love the red geraniums in the pail...geraniums and hydrangeas are my favorite flowers. :)

    1. Thanks, Becky! I just love my ice cream parlor chairs!

  5. love the dining room so beautiful thanks for sharing


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