And if you know my mom, you know this apple did not fall far from the tree! Therefore, we did some painting at her house in Oklahoma while I was visiting last week. We painted the built-in hutch in her dining area. It was your standard, Plain-Jane stained wood from the 80’s. I know…I know…many of you think it’s horrible, and just downright unthinkable, to paint stained wood. But moma and I don’t! Color can do wonders for a room AND your entire being!
And color…it is!
Here is what it looked like before (minus the doors).
It’s not quite this bright, but we were having a difficult time with the sunlight and my phone. But you can see what a difference it made! She loves it. Before, the hutch blended into the floors and her dining room table. Now, it’s quite a statement!
Then, when I got back home this weekend, I was thumbing through my new HGTV magazine and on page 38 was this picture:
Never be afraid of color, especially if it makes you happy! As Mr. always says, “it’s just paint”.