Thursday, May 19

Smitten: My New Turquoise Door

Have you ever thought about painting a door in your home a favorite colour?

We just replaced the entrance to our now-nearly-complete basement with a new frosted glass door; and instead of painting it white like all the colonial-style doors in my home, I decided to give this one a little personality of its own!

I chose a shade of turquoise (of course!).  This door is in our open-concept kitchen/living room area, so it matches all my turquoise-inspired accents - like my drapery and backsplash. 

I am totally smitten.  The colour is Benjamin Moore Arctic Blue (2050-60).  LOVE it. I considered a whole range of colours in this family before settling on this one.  It's a really soft shade of robin's egg blue that is easy on the eyes and very soothing.  It makes me smile.

Here's how it looks in the context of some accessories:

So, if you've been considering painting a door in your home a great colour, my advice would be don't hesitate another second!

Until next time, happy decorating!

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Blogger stefanie said...

i love it!

May 19, 2011 at 10:49 AM  
Blogger Kim said...

Love the door and love the color!!

May 22, 2011 at 9:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love the color! Do you think it'd be too much in small dining room on all 4 walls? I have a black hutch and credenza. I'm running out tomorrow to pick up a sample.


May 25, 2011 at 9:22 PM  
Anonymous Shannon {aka}|design said...

Oooh I love it!!!!

May 25, 2011 at 9:32 PM  
Blogger Emily said...

Love it!! I might have to do this to our pantry door.

April 11, 2012 at 5:38 PM  

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