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2013 February 5
by eat.sleep.wear.

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Color and design have always been a big part of my life. It’s all thanks to my family. Both my parents have worked in creative industries. My mother was a singer and she has always been fascinated by the textures and colors of her travels all over the world. My father  is an architect and from an early age, I was playing with his colored pencils and watching him sketch on his drafting table. We have always shared a vison of clean design and above all, living colorfully.

I had the great pleasure of partnering with Valspar to help my parents redesign their bedroom. Obviously we wanted to go bold and fun. Sometimes it’s risky to take that leap but with Valspar’s Love Your Color Guarantee program we didn’t have to worry. If our yellow wasn’t the exact yellow we were looking for, Valspar would give you a new color of your choice to replace it. Kind of takes the pressure off. Loved that.

My dad actually designed this room with the beautiful arches and all so it was so fun to help him with this makeover. I remember watching it get built when I was younger. It turned out to be a little trouble paradise.My mom says it’s her, “Caribbean Tropics Room.” So cute. Hope you enjoyed a little sneak peek into my other creative passions. (And my parents adorable puppy that I want to steal and bring home with me. I swear she should be a dog model!)

Colors used: Misty, Golden Butter, Mellow Mauve, Sea Treasure all in matte finish

Check out my pinterest board HERE of imagery inspired by the colors of this makeover,
and check out my facebook album HERE for some photos of what the room looked like before!

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  1. February 5, 2013

    love this room! love the story even more. woot woot for creative blood :)

  2. February 5, 2013

    love the blue bedspread against the yellow walls! x

    & Pretty Things

  3. Rose Pesch permalink
    February 5, 2013

    I am so happy with the Valspar colors, the room turned out just as I hoped it would.
    We are enjoying our “Caribbean Tropics Room” It makes for very vivid dreams at night and even has me day dreaming of past and future vacations!…Hint, hint!
    Thank you Valspar and my lovely daughter! <3

  4. February 5, 2013

    You look pretty!
    <3

  5. February 5, 2013

    Love this room. I would have never picked such bold colors of a bedroom but it looks amazing

  6. February 5, 2013

    Such an inspirational post. The contrasting colors are so modern and fun

  7. February 5, 2013

    I LOVE love love the colors and design of this room! I can see where you got your creative/artistic genes from now. Thanks for sharing!

  8. February 5, 2013

    Great colours, as a graphic designer myself, it’s nice to see somebody that’s not afraid of color!

    http://juliestripbook.blogspot.ca/

  9. February 6, 2013

    This is really awsome! So fun to see when others try what you wouldn’t dear to yourself, and it turns out amazingly good!!! Lovely work!

  10. February 7, 2013

    I love all the colour in this room – there’s no way to not wake up happy surrounded by so much beauty.

    Kate xo petite-adventures.blogspot.ca

  11. February 7, 2013

    wow these are amazing pictures !!! great colors and images. super !
    http://www.alexavoncanisius.com/blog/

  12. February 8, 2013

    Great coat!

    kisses
    Sofia

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