I was so overly excited to hear that I would be able to make over our blah family room.  It really needed a lot of help.  Do you see the spots on the wall (see picture below)…makes ya think it was painted in stripes!    The previous owners of the house loved brown.  I like brown, but not when everything is brown.  Light brown, dark brown, medium brown and kinda stripey brown.  I really wanted to brighten up the room and see if I could make the room look bigger and engage the ‘ahhhh’ feeling.  It is such a small room, so I was up for the de-browning challenge.  Bring. It. On. Sherwin. Williams.
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How about another angle of the stripes.  Jealous?  I didn’t think so…

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Let’s take a look at the other side of the room.  Do you see that rectangle ‘ghost’ picture?  So do I.  Kinda creepy.  I’m hoping it’s a glare from the picture frame on the opposite wall.

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We started off using Sherwin-Williams’ Color Visualizer tool on the Sherwin-Williams website.  I registered using a username and password.  The website had easy step-by-step instruction on how to upload a picture of the room you want to paint. It was extremely helpful because you can pick from any Sherwin-Williams paint color and drag it onto your picture you uploaded.  It then automatically changes the wall color in your picture to the paint color you chose.  Hello coolness…yes, we tried orange walls.  Not to my liking, but it was cool to see how ugly orange would be in that room for when 1970 rolls back around.  In the end I picked a very lovely light gray color called Gray Screen.    

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Here is a bit of a hint…and look how it looked on my screen.  It was cool to change the wall so easily.  Too bad I couldn’t click ‘save’ and it would just paint my wall automatically.  Mr. Sherwin…get on that.

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I then went to the Sherwin-Williams store and bought SuperPaint in color SW 7070 Gray Screen.   See picture above…and below.

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We prepped the room for the painters to come.  We took out all of the previous decorations and pictures on the walls.  We moved everything else into the center of the room.  My little girls thought we were building forts!  Yes, kinda…just don’t touch the walls!

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The painters came and painted the room in one day.  I noticed they used frog tape and were able to make the lines really straight on the base boards and ceilings.   When I first saw the room, I was so happy with the results of the paint.  The room already looked so much bigger.  Thinking of keeping the green trim…hmm?

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In the following days we hung the blinds back up and changed out the electrical sockets.  Seriously exciting, as lame as it sounds.  The previous owners had just painted over them, so we really needed to replace them with white ones.  We went to Lowe’s and bought about 6 electric outlets and plates.  Another small thing we did that we thought might look nice was to paint the door handle on the sliding glass door.  Something so small looks so much better now.  Now our room was ready to start decorating.   Hello fun.

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Okay, so you just get the sneak peak now of what is in progress.  You’ll have to wait a bit to see the rest.  It’s seriously worth it.  Oh, and while we are waiting for the paint to dry…go over to Sherwin-Williams and start playing with your wall colors.  Let me know if ya choose Orange.

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    1. May 1st, 2013 at 2:49 pm
      Shelley D says:
      I usually find color inspiration from paintings or even throw pillows.
    2. May 1st, 2013 at 2:58 pm
      Kelly D says:
      I find color inspiration from nature. I like greens, blues and browns so I usually go for these types of shades.
    3. May 1st, 2013 at 2:59 pm
      Kelly D says:
    4. May 1st, 2013 at 3:07 pm
      Loretta says:
      Pinterest is my go-to inspiration for color!
    5. May 1st, 2013 at 4:24 pm
      Racquel S says:
      I find inspiration from fabric stores, clothing and friends houses! :o)
      • May 1st, 2013 at 6:24 pm
        Jessica W says:
        I find color inspiration for home projects from the furniture and artwork throughout the space. I find a focal point for the room that I love and base the colors around that.
    6. May 1st, 2013 at 4:45 pm
      Shawn B! says:
      Love the " aloe" color of the year?
    7. May 1st, 2013 at 5:16 pm
      katie mead says:
      I usually check pinterest, then I check the oops paint at lowes!
    8. May 1st, 2013 at 8:19 pm
      Carrie says:
      I'm currently stripping wallpaper in our main bathroom and I LOVE SW paint. I'd love to win!
    9. May 1st, 2013 at 9:25 pm
      Stacey wright says:
      We just moved in to a new home a month ago. White walls everywhere. Except one bathroom where they painted all the trim blue. [shrug] wonder what I'd paint first?
    10. May 1st, 2013 at 9:59 pm
      Brooke says:
      I think looking at color swatches and going with the ones that speak to your emotions is the best method!
    11. May 1st, 2013 at 11:01 pm
      Jenn from prayteachlearngrow says:
      Looks like I get inspiration right here!! :)
    12. May 2nd, 2013 at 5:10 am
      debb says:
      I love the computer paint program that you can put your own picture into- so much fun and soooo helpful with color decisions! I find inspiration for colors all over - mags, blogs, tv - too much inspiration sometimes!
    13. May 2nd, 2013 at 6:51 am
      jessica w says:
      lately, I feel like fellow bloggers are the best inspiration for painting and other decor ideas.
    14. May 2nd, 2013 at 6:51 am
      jessica w says:
      I tweeted https://twitter.com/jessrwarfield/status/329941036208095232
    15. May 2nd, 2013 at 8:00 am
      Whitney says:
      Lately all of my inspiration comes from Pinterest! But to be 100% sure we always get samples of a few different colors...it usually ends up being the one we thought we would like the least that we like the most. Much better to find out from a small square on the wall than have to repaint a whole room!
    16. May 2nd, 2013 at 8:41 am
      Emily @ LaForce Be With You says:
      Blogs and magazines and also going to the paint store to look at their paint chips that pair different colors together. SW has lots of those!
    17. May 2nd, 2013 at 8:55 am
      Amanda S. says:
      From searching on the internet.
    18. May 2nd, 2013 at 9:14 am
      Domanique says:
      I find color inspiration through magazines and the net
    19. May 2nd, 2013 at 9:22 am
      Catherine says:
      I find inspiration on Pinterest, of course!
    20. May 2nd, 2013 at 1:08 pm
      Shawnee H says:
      I want to win $$ to SW! So fun! I find inspiration from all the blogs I read!
    21. May 2nd, 2013 at 5:02 pm
      Karla G says:
      Tweeted about the giveaway!

    22. May 2nd, 2013 at 5:03 pm
      Karla G says:
      I find inspiration just from walking through Home Depot! That, and pinterest!
    23. May 2nd, 2013 at 6:16 pm
      Michelle says:
      I would paint my kitchen.
    24. May 2nd, 2013 at 6:17 pm
      Michelle says:
      I tweeted.
    25. May 2nd, 2013 at 6:53 pm
      Sara says:
      This would be perfect since we just bought a new house!
    26. May 2nd, 2013 at 8:56 pm
      sara says:
      I usually scour pinterest for inspiration. When we painted our house before moving in I used Martha Stewart coordinating colors which was helpful.
    27. May 2nd, 2013 at 8:59 pm
      sara says:
      tweet https://twitter.com/SaraMama/status/330154296152838144
    28. May 3rd, 2013 at 11:40 am
      Judy says:
      My color inspiration is usually beachy... but I still spend lots of time standing around in the store checking out the colors and buying samples. So this technology is really awesome in eliminating that step.
    29. May 3rd, 2013 at 11:55 am
      Adrienne Gordon says:
      I find it on Pinterest boards
    30. May 3rd, 2013 at 3:24 pm
      Tamar says:
      Pinterest is a great resource.
    31. May 3rd, 2013 at 4:29 pm
      Carrie says:
      Better Homes & Gardens is a great source for me and when I go to people's homes or businesses that aren't sterile white I pay attention to paint colors.
    32. May 3rd, 2013 at 4:42 pm
      michele says:
      I get my inspiration from magazines and television shows. We live in an old rental that needs a serious makeover. Our livingroom is tan, my bedroom is brown, sons bedroom is an orangish red, daughters room off white, kitchen is green.
    33. May 3rd, 2013 at 9:38 pm
      Susan Todd says:
      I get color inspiration from fabric and my artwork for a room.
    34. May 3rd, 2013 at 9:38 pm
      Marlen says:
      I normally get my inspiration from Pinterest and HGTV =) Would so love the $100 to redo our bedroom!!
    35. May 3rd, 2013 at 9:40 pm
      Karyn Manor says:
      I get color inspiration from clothing, such as s patterned shirt or dress, and my imagination! I LOVE to do different painted patters such as stripes, dots, etc. And, I'm painting pretty much every room in our house this summer! This would be an awesome start!!! Thank you!
    36. May 3rd, 2013 at 9:43 pm
      Shannon says:
      I pick paint chips and put together fun combos till I find a winner.
    37. May 3rd, 2013 at 9:45 pm
      Tara H says:
      I usually find a throw pillow or piece of art I love and build the colors around those.
    38. May 3rd, 2013 at 9:45 pm
      Karen Smithson says:
      Thanks for the wonderful giveaway. I get inspiration from fabrics.
    39. May 3rd, 2013 at 9:46 pm
      Danielle says:
      I love to get inspiration from other homes I go into. So much talent around me!
    40. May 3rd, 2013 at 9:57 pm
      hausfrauChelsea says:
      I gravitate toward colors that complement my family - if my husband enjoys a certain color, I tend to have that. My little reminds me of bright, happy days, so I use colors that make me think of joyful things.
    41. May 3rd, 2013 at 9:58 pm
      Julia says:
      My color inspiration....is basically fanning out the color deck on my desk and waiting for a color to grab me! Sometimes this does go awry though
    42. May 3rd, 2013 at 10:05 pm
      Bethany says:
      Great paint! I could use the $$...we have a bathroom makeover happening soon!!
    43. May 3rd, 2013 at 10:10 pm
      Hannah Hernandez says:
      I find color inspiration from alm
    44. May 3rd, 2013 at 10:12 pm
      Carrie says:
      I like to look to nature for color inspiration -- flowers, trees, bright blue skies...Or Pinterest. There's always Pinterest.
    45. May 3rd, 2013 at 10:13 pm
      Hannah Hernandez says:
      I find color inspiration from almost everything. Fabrics, paints, photos...
    46. May 3rd, 2013 at 10:20 pm
      krissy says:
      I find color inspirations from pinterest...where else?! It's where I find everything now a days...love the gray color!
    47. May 3rd, 2013 at 10:21 pm
      Amber Gardner says:
      I have a whole pinterest board for color combinations I love
    48. May 3rd, 2013 at 10:28 pm
      Ashlei Davis says:
      I use the Sherwin Williams we sit also! I love how I can make my color exactly what i want and see what it will look like before I buy it!
    49. May 3rd, 2013 at 10:28 pm
      Amber says:
      I find color inspiration by thinking of my favorite places. Either that I've traveled to, dream of traveling to, or places I feel most at home. Then I try to emulate that in the paint colors I choose.
    50. May 3rd, 2013 at 10:42 pm
      Maddy says:
      We just found out we're MOVING (yes!) and my new landlord will let us paint! Help me convince him? Since it's a basement, I'll be looking at lots of bright places for inspiration.
    51. May 3rd, 2013 at 10:47 pm
      Lisa D says:
      Perfect timing! We are planning on painting the rooms in our house. I would love to win.
    52. May 3rd, 2013 at 10:48 pm
      Sherrie says:
      I find color inspiration from nature.
    53. May 3rd, 2013 at 10:53 pm
      Stacia says:
      I find color inspiration by looking at pictures of furnished and decorated rooms online and in magazines.
    54. May 3rd, 2013 at 11:02 pm
      Theresa Sea says:
      Gosh, I get color inspiration from everywhere! Nature, books, magazines, pillows...you name it!
    55. May 3rd, 2013 at 11:10 pm
      Erica says:
      Pinterest is my go to place for color inspiration!
    56. May 3rd, 2013 at 11:31 pm
      rachel d says:
      I find color inspiration from a variety of sources including nature, magazines, Pinterest, and home makeover websites! I bought a condo and haven't had the money to paint the bedroom yet! I've been looking for inspiration anywhere I can so I can get the colors just right.
    57. May 3rd, 2013 at 11:44 pm
      Kristi says:
      I have two ways ... the first (and most of what I do) find a color from a paint swatch that I LOVE and can't live without! There's NOT one white wall in my home! My new - want to do - is adding a pinkish-purple- red to my living room (my living room is man cave - we have deer mounts, hunting pics, etc) ... Man cave is going to meet shabby chic!
      And the second way is by finding a piece of fabric that I can use - like my recent redo of my bedroom. I've had the comforter stored for 2 1/2 yrs, finally changed my paint colors to match my "new" bed spread!
    58. May 3rd, 2013 at 11:59 pm
      Misty Swearingen says:
      I look for color inspiration in my favorite place...Pinterest!!
    59. May 4th, 2013 at 4:07 am
      Carolyn Heineken says:
      I visit my sister's house!
    60. May 4th, 2013 at 5:26 am
      Elise says:
      My color inspiration usually comes from nature. I particularly love greens!
    61. May 4th, 2013 at 6:10 am
      Deanna C says:
      Whatever colors I'm drawn to in clothes or home décor are the ones I pick for my home.
    62. May 4th, 2013 at 6:26 am
      Shelley C says:
      I use quilts or fabric for my color inspiration. I am so lame at choosing color on my own that it is nice to have all the colors chosen for me :)
    63. May 4th, 2013 at 6:32 am
      Jennifer Victor says:
      I have a Pinterest board with paint colors. I also read blogs for ideas.
    64. May 4th, 2013 at 7:25 am
      Elizabeth B says:
      My biggest inspiration comes from pinterest
    65. May 4th, 2013 at 7:28 am
      Elizabeth B says:
    66. May 4th, 2013 at 7:28 am
      Lisa S says:
      That Sherman Williams visualizer tool is great! I would love to win this promotion and lighten up my living room too.
    67. May 4th, 2013 at 7:31 am
      Tammy says:
      I'm not very adventurous when it comes to paint colors. I hate painting so I try to go low key. I pick colors I like that tend to be more toward the neutral end. I don't like having to repaint when the color goes wrong. I've done that one too many times. We're getting ready to paint a bedroom, hallway and entryway and I'm leaning towards more color for the hallway since it's dark and right now it is very white.
    68. May 4th, 2013 at 7:40 am
      amy g says:
      I have a hard time pickin g out a wall color. I usually find a fabric or a pillow that caught my eye and start from there.
    69. May 4th, 2013 at 7:40 am
      Nicole Cet says:
      Honestly, I find inspiration everywhere. It's whichever colors speak to me that day... probably why I have a keylime green room (It glows out the windows at night when the lights are on) and an electric blue striped room.

      That are both in desperate need of new paint!!!
    70. May 4th, 2013 at 8:00 am
      Ashley Fitzgerald says:
      I find color inspiration in theme ideas and what I own (like paintings!).
    71. May 4th, 2013 at 8:12 am
      Kim says:
      Right now my inspiration started from my dishes. 2 Christmasses ago I received g
      red dishes from my husband. Sigh, we had no red in the house. So I've slowly been adding it to the house. My next project is to paint the kitchen cabinets; red below and cream or white on top.
    72. May 4th, 2013 at 8:17 am
      Kelli says:
      I find them in magazines, even, shirts or tops.
    73. May 4th, 2013 at 8:28 am
      allison says:
      what a great design tool! definitely checking this out, thanks!
    74. May 4th, 2013 at 8:32 am
      Robin says:
      I find my inspiration in magazines and pinterest.
    75. May 4th, 2013 at 8:35 am
      Monica says:
      I pick my favorite thing in a room and build my color palette starting with it.
    76. May 4th, 2013 at 9:01 am
      Allie A says:
      Pinterest inspires me!
    77. May 4th, 2013 at 9:03 am
      ronda m says:
      I always go with earth tones and then add a pop of color with an accent wall. I LOVE to paint!
    78. May 4th, 2013 at 9:04 am
      Margaret Smith says:
      I usually find inspiration from Magazines.
    79. May 4th, 2013 at 9:57 am
      susan g says:
      I'm often inspired through colors in nature, fabric or fashion, foods, etc.
    80. May 4th, 2013 at 10:13 am
      Jen J. says:
      Lately I am finding color inspiration from fabric. I love beautiful fabric and it's inspired ALOT in my home!
    81. May 4th, 2013 at 10:19 am
      Danielle says:
      I usually find a room I fall in love with on pinterest, and mimic the colors.
    82. May 4th, 2013 at 2:36 pm
      Alisa says:
      I find color inspiration from my wardrobe (and pinterest of course!)
    83. May 4th, 2013 at 6:01 pm
      Angie says:
      I use a lot of pinterest, but I also love fashion magazines (anthropologie!) and my garden.
    84. May 4th, 2013 at 10:11 pm
      Stephanie Larison says:
      I find inspiration on pinterest, and country home type mags. I love the country homey feel look to a home. My faves to use are dark blues and whites.
    85. May 5th, 2013 at 1:41 am
      Rebecca Graham says:
      I look for color inspiration ideas on Pinterest.
    86. May 5th, 2013 at 5:50 am
      Kandi says:
      I find color inspiration for a room by trying to imagine how I want that room to make me feel. Happy, upbeat, relaxed, etc.
    87. May 5th, 2013 at 6:05 am
      Lisa S says:
      I love picking through the "mis-mixed" paints! Still waiting to find a bright yellow someday for my kitchen! :o]
    88. May 5th, 2013 at 6:28 am
      Tari Lawson says:
      I get it from a key item in the room I want to highlight.
    89. May 5th, 2013 at 9:15 am
      Erica Best says:
      i used colors i love to look and add tints and shades to them
    90. May 5th, 2013 at 9:16 am
      Erica Best says:
    91. May 5th, 2013 at 2:11 pm
      PAIGE CHANDLER says:
      I read lots of decorating magazines and many color swatches
    92. May 5th, 2013 at 10:42 pm
      Karla says:
      I find color inspiration through Pinterest.
    93. May 6th, 2013 at 4:18 am
      Aggie says:
      I find color everywhere - material, plates, pictures, OPW (other peoples walls), parks...When we lived in New England, I saw a house being painted a "golden yellow", it was a beautiful color. We were going to paint the outside of the house anyway. I hired the painters and told them I wanted the same color.
    94. May 6th, 2013 at 10:30 am
      rachel says:
      I check out home magazines like HGTV and Better Homes and Gardens.
    95. May 6th, 2013 at 11:23 am
      Livivua Chandler says:
      i find color inspirations for home projects by visiting stores in our town. I also go looking at homes that are on the market to see what they have in their home!
    96. May 6th, 2013 at 11:24 am
      Livivua Chandler says:
    97. May 6th, 2013 at 5:23 pm
      Jess P says:
      I like looking for colors from nature
    98. May 6th, 2013 at 9:35 pm
      Jacob LaFountaine says:
      Flip through magazines
    99. May 7th, 2013 at 8:52 am
      One Frugal Girl says:
      I like to take tours of homes that are for sale.
      onefrugalgirl AT gmail DOT com
    100. May 7th, 2013 at 8:57 am
      One Frugal Girl says:
      Tweet: https://twitter.com/OneFrugalGirl/status/331784339589300224
      onefrugalgirl AT gmail DOT com
    101. May 7th, 2013 at 3:24 pm
      Dana S says:
      I like neutrals with pops of color!
    102. May 7th, 2013 at 9:47 pm
      D SCHMIDT says:
      I find color inspiration in various items in my home and the lighting in each room
    103. May 7th, 2013 at 9:48 pm
      D SCHMIDT says:
    104. May 8th, 2013 at 7:52 pm
      Lorena Keech says:
      I pull magazine pictures out as I browse and keep them in a file. When I need a little inspiration, I sort through the pages to get ideas.
    105. May 8th, 2013 at 8:33 pm
      Bridget Vanover says:
      I love surfing Pinterest for inspiration. I have gotten so many ideas from there.
    106. May 8th, 2013 at 10:03 pm
      ANGEL JACKLYN says:
      LUCKY WINNING TWEET ENTRY! https://twitter.com/kytah00/status/332344822260178945
    107. May 8th, 2013 at 10:03 pm
      Angel Jacklyn says:
    108. May 10th, 2013 at 10:43 am
      cw says:
      I get color inspiration from the outdoor places that I love....forest, beach
    109. May 11th, 2013 at 3:48 pm
      Kerry says:
      I usually find my inspiration from a piece of artwork that I want to hang in the room. Or if it's my bedroom I find my inspiration in a comforter I love. And then I match the paint to that.
    110. May 11th, 2013 at 6:56 pm
      Wild Orchid says:
      I find inspiration in my favorite decor accessories.

      Thanks for the chance to win!
      wildorchid985 at gmail dot com
    111. May 11th, 2013 at 6:57 pm
      Wild Orchid says:
    112. May 12th, 2013 at 6:09 am
      ky2here says:
      We have an Eastlake Victorian so it’s easy to find color inspiration from other Victorian homes. Thanks for offering this.

      ky2here at msn dot com
    113. May 13th, 2013 at 2:53 pm
      Veronica says:
      I find color inspiration from design blogs, clothes, and nature.
    114. May 13th, 2013 at 9:45 pm
      Margot C says:
      Once a maker of look-books of cut-outs from magazines I now bookmark blogs and websites to capture color combinations that I want. I can show them to the clerk at Home Dept on my phone.
    115. May 13th, 2013 at 9:47 pm
      Margot C says:
      and a tweet: https://twitter.com/AnnaZed/status/334152133014327297
    116. May 14th, 2013 at 5:31 pm
      Becky Richied says:
      tweet: Inspiration and ideas from magazines and from google.

      Inspiration and ideas from magazines and from google.
    117. May 14th, 2013 at 10:15 pm
      Jasmine says:
      I like to look through pictures on pinterest for inspiration as well as sweetlittleluxuries.com. The latter has really beautiful posts on home decor.
    118. May 15th, 2013 at 4:39 am
      Jen K says:
      We are buying a new house and would LOVE the gift card to help paint it!!!
    119. May 15th, 2013 at 4:44 am
      Jen K says:
      Oops…I don't know if I did that right. I find color inspiration through Pinterest!
    120. May 15th, 2013 at 4:55 am
      cindy bruzzese says:
      I really need to try that color visualizer. We recently moved and the entire house is taupe. Thanks for the sweepstakes!
    121. May 15th, 2013 at 7:51 pm
      Amy Tong says:
      You make it seems so easy on your project. :) I usually find color inspiration for my home projects by picking colors that I love and feel comfortable to look at for a long time.

      amy [at] utry [dot] it
    122. May 15th, 2013 at 7:53 pm
      Amy Tong says:


      amy [at] utry [dot] it
    123. May 15th, 2013 at 8:26 pm
      joni says:
      Internet sites and magazines
    124. May 15th, 2013 at 8:28 pm
      joni says:
    125. May 16th, 2013 at 7:56 am
      Jennifer says:
      I look for timeless colors that flow well with the rest of the home... but with a great color pop for fun!
    126. May 16th, 2013 at 1:07 pm
      joseph gersch jr says:
      i find colors to match my mood
    127. May 16th, 2013 at 4:04 pm
      Suzanne Lewis says:
      I look at Pinterest for ideas.
    128. May 16th, 2013 at 8:20 pm
      Debbie B says:
      i'm always watching HGTV, reading magazines and looking on pinterest
    129. May 16th, 2013 at 8:22 pm
      Debbie B says:
      i tweeted here:

    130. May 17th, 2013 at 5:54 am
      Deb C says:
      I get my inspiration from the fabric I am using on furniture or draperies, or from a piece of artwork I am using in the room.
    131. May 17th, 2013 at 5:56 am
      Deb C says:
      I tweeted:
    132. May 17th, 2013 at 9:36 am
      Cori Westphal says:
      I use the internet, like pinterest. Or magazines. Or books at the paint store!

      coriwestphal at msn dot com
    133. May 17th, 2013 at 7:56 pm
      steph says:
      i get inspiration from nature for colors!
    134. May 17th, 2013 at 7:57 pm
      steph says:
    135. May 17th, 2013 at 8:55 pm
      Brandy says:
      I search through magazines!
    136. May 17th, 2013 at 10:24 pm
      christine jessamine says:
      alot of my inspiration comes from pinterest
    137. May 18th, 2013 at 12:54 am
      Karla says:
      I find color inspiration by browsing Pinterest.
    138. May 18th, 2013 at 12:55 am
      Karla says:
    139. May 18th, 2013 at 9:00 am
      angie lilly says:
      I am an art collector and love to buy brilliant vibrant pieces. Those pieces often influence my paint choices.
    140. May 18th, 2013 at 9:01 am
      angie lilly says:
      I tweeted here: https://twitter.com/MsTofuFairy/status/335771558247272448
    141. May 18th, 2013 at 9:12 am
      s riches says:
      I look at color samples on different web sites.
    142. May 18th, 2013 at 9:27 am
      kim h says:
      I find inspiration through my husband
    143. May 18th, 2013 at 2:55 pm
      Betty C says:
      I have a favorite photo in my bedroom of a patchwork quilt. The colors in the quilt are my inspiration whenever I want to redo the room. I just wish I could make the quilt for my own bed.
    144. May 18th, 2013 at 2:59 pm
      Betty C says:
      Tweet - https://twitter.com/willitara/status/335862125811613698
    145. May 18th, 2013 at 3:38 pm
      jenelle says:
      So excited to learn about this we are painting our severly outdated living room soon this would help tons!!
    146. May 18th, 2013 at 9:45 pm
      Laurie Emerson says:
      I find inspiration for my colors by the seasons. I love the vivid oranges and yellows and red from fall so usually use those colors for paint. I use silver for winter and a lot of pastels from spring.
    147. May 18th, 2013 at 11:54 pm
      Brenda Elsner says:
      I look at magazines and browse the internet for ideas.
    148. May 19th, 2013 at 8:35 am
      susan smoaks says:
      I like to find my color inspiration for my home in nature. The colors found in nature are beautiful!

      susansmoaks at gmail dot com
    149. May 19th, 2013 at 9:43 am
      Leslie S. says:
      I get my inspiration from my favorite object in a room.I base my colors around that.Thanks!
    150. May 19th, 2013 at 9:46 am
      Leslie S. says:
      I tweeted: https://twitter.com/lstanziani/status/336144803437887490 Thanks!
    151. May 19th, 2013 at 1:54 pm
      cassandra says:
      i find inspiration for some rooms by picking a single decoration I like for the room and using it to design the entire room around including paint!
    152. May 19th, 2013 at 3:19 pm
      Sand says:
      I find inspiration through magazines.
    153. May 19th, 2013 at 5:15 pm
      Stephanie G says:
      I like to look at colorful projects on home improvement websites and colors in nature for color inspiration!
    154. May 19th, 2013 at 5:17 pm
      Stephanie G says:
    155. May 19th, 2013 at 5:33 pm
      Tabathia B says:
      I always find great inspirations from the DIY channel and magazines

      tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com
    156. May 19th, 2013 at 5:42 pm
      Tabathia B says:
      tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com
    157. May 19th, 2013 at 5:51 pm
      Trisha McKee says:
      I usually have one centerpiece of art that I choose for a room, and I paint and decorate around that.
    158. May 20th, 2013 at 8:55 am
      Sally @ Homemaking Reality says:
      These days, I get my color inspiration from blogs mostly :) Thanks for the chance to win!
    159. June 8th, 2013 at 4:11 am
      Lee says:
      My kitchen needs a makeover!
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