Okay, we’re starting to think about wrapping up this project. The house is till not entirely drywalled but we can all see it finished. The electricians are bugging me for info on the light fixtures — a whole pallet of them showed up yesterday! –and bathroom fittings. Stuart wants paint colors. Yesterday’s site meeting moved outside, so we could talk about the terrace and garage. There is nothing interesting to photograph but the progress is clear.
So, what about that paint? I tried everything and settled on Little Greene. I tried nearly every grey — the backs of many of those boards are painted, too — but too much grey is too depressing. I think I will wind up with some selection of the colors you see here, not all of them, but a few. That creamy white, Tusk, and one of the light greys, Pearl Colour, will probably become the “when in doubt” colors. The Easter egg colors will go in some of the bedrooms. I figure that by the time someone gets tired of them, it will be time for them to go — the guests, not the paint.
And my own bedroom? Well, good question. So far I have looked only at the house and the light. I have not considered how they will go with anything I bought or brought from California. So while the fifth from the right, Aquamarine, will probably go in a guest room, the next one to the left, Tracery II, will probably go on my room. Will that color go with my bedframe? Dunno. Will the bedframe show up before the painters do? Dunno. Life is about to get interesting.