Sunday, August 31, 2008

so many yellows, none of them right...

So my entire day (post brunch with mom of childhood friend) was spent looking at yellow paint. Yellow paints my mom doesn't know if she likes. One is too light. The other is too dark. We combined the two- not right. We painted light over the dark- she liked it. We get color strips, find the color that matches that bit of the wall, then buy paint in that color. Now we have a couple of swatches up- she isn't sure. I have a gallon of that paint, plus two quarts of the other yellows, and I'm going crazy. Tomorrow I'm painting the kitchen the color we bought today and letting it dry and we're going to live with it for a week and see. That, or I'm running away from home. I'll keep you posted!

1 comment:

Alana in Canada said...

Yellow can be a tough colour. It can be very hard to see--depends on the light!

One thing I learned in Interior design classes is that the older you get, the more your eyes ill see yellow where it isn't. That means a really pale yellow will look yellower to your Mom than you--a yellow green will alos look more yellow.

Don't run a way from home! Just keep looking.