Monday, July 12, 2010

Right on TASK

I am on my way to building the dining/breakfast nook. I started with these chairs, as pictured in my inspiration photos. I purchased them from Overstock, and my review is that they are actually alright with me. You get two chairs for under $165. So far my kids have not wasted anything on them that will stain them, leaned back in them to break them, or stand up in them to test them.

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So as you see I am right on target with my board. These are actually more handy than I thought because it gives me a guide. I will be honest that I never really found these handy, but since I am a recipient of my own board…my attitude has changed.

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No I am also going back and forth with a color for the walls. If you have read my tweets you know that I have been getting tons of paint samples. At this moment I have 19 colors on the wall. Stay tuned for that. But one color is grant beige which I finally got to see in eggshell and LOVE IT. But do I want to go beige, or more gray?

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To be honest I am so in love with gray right now, and I may end up going with a gray. My husband think our sons room being gray is enough, but I AM THE WIFE (shhh). Keep in mind that I am adding the mid century credenza to the den which is right next to the breakfast nook/dining area so they have to flow.

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My Hubby Would Love Something Like This

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As I get back in the swing of things I will have this figured out soon.

XOXOX,

TamStyles

15 comments:

Kwana said...

Love the chairs and wall color can be so tough. Good luck.

Kim@Chattafabulous said...

Things are coming along so well here! If you get a chance stop by my blog. I have a paint color post with some Grant beige pictures for you! One of my go-to paint colors! Best of luck on your project!

Joi said...

Hey that's my bedroom! : ) I say gray, but that's just me.

Dayka (Life +Style) said...

nice board--can't wait to see your finished kitchen!

Jen said...

Girl, I'm so in love with gray right now too! I always thought it was a boring color but not anymore, I love it!! And those chairs you bought? Great finds! If the kids can't break, stain or ruin them, you made a GREAT purchase in my book! ;-)

Sing said...

I love grey too, I feel you on that. So soothing. Yay can't wait to see how the room comes together, so exciting.

Mrs. Chic said...

I'm a huge fan of grey too! but I also love a grey with beige undertones (like our LR DR)

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Redbonegirl97 said...

Love those chairs, they look great.

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Tiffany

Tonia @Chic Modern Vintage said...

We must think alike. I've painted the majority of my interior gray. It's a nice neutral color and seems to go with everything.

Denetra said...

Ohh all of the pictures are pretty! How are you going to make up your mind. Decisions, decisions :)

Bri Bromberek said...

These chairs are fabulous! And I love your mood board - can't wait to see the finished room!

Bri
Budget-Friendly Bungalow
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Sherrie Cola said...

I love those chairs! and the sofa with the throw over in the last picture :)

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I love it "I AM THE WIFE". too funny. Go with the gray. It's hawt!!

Jennifer said...

Hi -- I just wanted to vote for Grant Beige! I have it in my living and dining rooms and hallway and LOVE IT. It looks a little gray in natural light and I definitely think it would play nice with a taupe-gray trim or accents somewhere. Good luck choosing!