Tuesday, March 6, 2012

256 Thirteen82 Chronicles: Update & Color Scheme Vote


Well, the voting has ended and the majority has decided that light fixture number one is the chosen one!

Yes, the others "look" like outdoor lights because they are in fact, outdoor lights.  The point is to give Emily's space a lake house feel without getting too "themey".  Here are a couple examples of where outdoor lights have worked lovely inside:

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But, winner winner, you selected this Pottery Barn light fixture!


Wait, what?  $180 for two?  That is over half of the entire bed and bath budget!

The intention was to find inspiration.  Now, it's our turn to knock it off on our budget.  And I have a plan for that, you will just have to stay tuned!

If you follow along on Facebook, you may have seen that Emily and I did some thrifting last week for the project.

We scored a $5 headboard from the Habitat for Humanity ReStore:


OK, so it's an old old door.  But it's going to be a rockin' headboard, just you wait!

A soap pump for $4!


And a cute bucket to place on the counter and fill with toiletries or wash clothes, for $2:


But now it's time to start painting!  Painting the walls, the headboard, the bucket....  So we need a color plan!

Thanks to my friend, Pinterest, I have stumbled across two websites that help with coming up with great color combinations and inspiration. Design Seeds and Photo Card Boutique.  They take a basic photo, and snag the beautiful colors to give you a fantastic color scheme.

Here are a couple we have our eyes on for this guest bathroom/bedroom makeover.  Which would you pick?

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All are a bit similar, but so different!

This is where you come in!  Leave a comment on this post with which number you would love to see in her new space!

Voting goes from now through this Sunday, 3/11.

We will be sure to share before and after pictures, project updates, cost breakdowns and sources as we begin working on the two rooms, so stay tuned!


256 comments:

  1. #2. Warm and cozy, but still keeps the brightness of the greens/blues. LOVE. Can't wait to see!!!

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  2. It's hard to choose between 1 and 3! But if I had to choose just one, I'd go with #1.

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  3. I absolutely love the first color combo. The colors blend so well with each other without looking like a rainbow. Definitely would look awesome in a bathroom! All the combos would look good though :)

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  4. for a bedroom/bathroom I like the colors in 1 best!

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  5. #1!
    1 & 2 seem very similar to me, but I think I like the grey more in # 1 versus the taupe in #2.
    Great color scheme; i heart anything turquoise!! :)

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  6. #1!

    Althought I do love the shower curtain in #2.

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  7. Number 1! Love the greys in there!

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  8. #1! It's got the nice pop of accents with two soothing background colors. #2 and #3 seem too busy to me. Just my 2 cents.

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  9. #1! It's by far the warmest and most inviting!

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  10. I like #1 the best too. I can't wait to see what you do. :)

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  11. Number 1. I like that the painted bits are quite neutral, I think this is key and then there are pops of aqua and green.

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  12. I would say #1 or #2 but probably #2 from the perspective of the outside of her house!

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  13. Loving number 1! Great choice on the style of light fixture too, can't wait to see what piece you actually purchase and where you find it.

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  14. I like 1 or 2 but think I would go with 2 (using the outside of her house as by bouncing board)!!

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  15. #1, but also love #3- brighter and more youthful.

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  16. I heart 2! Just has that lake vibe - the other two seem a touch too bright for that. :)

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  17. My vote is for #1 - it's a very soothing combination!

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  18. Number 3, just because of #36B0BB!

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  19. My vote is for Number 3. The colors seem softer and more relaxing for a bedroom. Love them all though. You certainly can't go wrong.

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  20. I love #2. The colors seems to blend so well together.

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  21. I vote for number 1..probably because its very close to my own bed/bath color scheme. Love all three though..but 1 is my fave!

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  22. #1. I like that it has some more neutrals, and the colors are bold, but muted.

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  23. OMG! I've never heard of a Habitat for Humanity Restore. I just googled & we have one here! Thanks for sharing! I love to "refurb" Cant wait to see your project completed! love it :)

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  24. I like number 1 the very best!!!

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  25. I like #1! They are all so similar and I liked different things about each. Very fun project to work on!

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  26. another split vote- #1 or #2. There might be a few too many colours in #2 for me - a bit busy.

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  27. #1-love the grays!

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  28. 1 is my favorite, 2 is my second favorite. I like that they are a bit calmer than the 3rd palatte.

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  29. #1 for this project because it seems to be more soothing than the other choices, although I like them all...

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  30. #3 - colors are brighter :)

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  31. I would choose #1 because I am in love with the color gray at the moment. I also think that the first option has colors that are more peaceful and aren't too loud for the space. They are inviting!

    Kristin
    theocdlifestyle.blogspot.com

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  32. #2 The colors are a bit more muted and gives a more "natural" feel. Love them all.

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  33. #2, but I don't think you can really go wrong!

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  34. I like the grey in #1 and the green in #2.... overall my vote goes for #2. Hey, where did you get the soap dispenser - LOVE IT!! It's green... so definitely #2!!

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    1. It was a Goodwill find <3 Originally from Target...

      xoxo,
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    2. I like #1...it is soft and relaxing.

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  35. #3#3#3#3#3!!!

    It just feels like water!

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  36. Ok, I love them all but I think #2 is just above the others...I think it's the darker blue that gives that scheme a little more 'grounding.'

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  37. I like #2 the best - love that palette.

    Side note: be careful with greens in bathrooms (especially with wall color) - it makes your skin look awful when you're getting ready (even in good light). We learned the hard way...

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  38. My favorite is #1 because those colors remind me of a spa and would be great in a bathroom space. They are very fresh and airy colors. #3 would be my second choice if you want a little more pop in the room from brighter. more saturated colors.

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  39. #1... and I'm really disappointed that the second light fixture didnt win! :( Can you bring it to my house instead?! lol

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  40. I think I like the boldness of #3

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  41. I am in love with #3! That light blue at the bottom is fantastic!

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  42. #1. I love the grey tones with the pop of {slightly} peacocky blue and lemon-limey green.

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  43. I love color combo #1. What a fun process...can't wait to see the finished project!

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  44. Number one is great - love the pop of color!

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  45. #1 would be my choice. I love the door you got great find it is going to make a fantastic headboard!

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  46. #2 is my choice. I like the balance of colors. #1 does not have enough pop for my taste and #3 the bold colors conflict too much!

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  47. #2 is my favorite BUT I don't see how you could wrong with ANY of the choices!

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  48. I like #2 the best...maybe because those are very similar to the colors in my home!

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  49. I vote #2! They are all close, but this one is my favorite. Your finds seem to look like they might fit in without having to be painted.

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  50. No. 1 definitely, I want those in my bedroom now! :)

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  51. #2! Love that shower curtain!

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  52. I like 2 best. It has the prettiest blends of those hues you're after, especially for a casual, not-too-themey lake house feel.

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  53. 2. I tend to lean towards more muted colors.

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  54. I like #2. All the choices are great but I think #2 has the most soothing combination. What better for the master bedroom/bath choice?

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  55. Hi Jen, I just wanted to take a moment and thank you for featuring our color palettes, it is very appreciated!

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  56. I like #1, but 2 is close.

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  57. I vote for #1, it looks very "lake" to me.

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  58. #1. I love how it's a bit more gray than the others.

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  59. So funny....I just bought that shower curtain this weekend! I love it and have put it in my newly painted bathroom. Anyway I would go with choice #1.

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  60. color scheme number 2 is my fav.

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  61. #1 :) Happy Painting!!!

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  62. in love with the grey green and teals of #1!

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  63. #3 #3 #3!!!!!

    That dark kelly green is so great!

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  64. My vote is for #2 - so pretty!

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  65. My vote is for #2 - so pretty!

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  66. #2--so pretty!!!!!!

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  67. loving number 1 all the way!! the grey really adds something to the fun colors - a nice vintage-y feel, especially with the future headboard and accessories you got!

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  68. Number 2!! The colors sem to just blend together beautifully. But all of them are pretty!

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  69. Numero uno...all the way! :)

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  70. #2 (although any would look fantastic)

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  71. #2 gets my vote

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  72. Love them all, but number 3 is my favorite, as it has a bit more "blue". :)

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  73. Number 3. I like the bolder colors.

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  74. #2 for SURE! I'm sensing more of an organic, earthy vibe with those colors which should be good for that lake vibe?!

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    1. just want to say "vibe" one more time :P (my bedtime is coming up) lol

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  75. #1 for the win!

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  76. For my home I'd probably choose the "cleaner" colors of #3, but for this home I'd choose #1. I think it would look wonderful

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  77. I would go with #2. It's lovely

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  78. My first instinct is to go with color palette #1! Tough choice though!

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  79. I like number one, because of the grays.

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  80. My vote is definitely for #2!!!

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  81. Love Number 1!!!

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  82. I vote for No. 2.

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  83. Renee in MichiganMarch 7, 2012 at 8:00 AM

    I am going against the majority and saying #2. Her floors are a warm tone as is the trim work(not sure if you are keeping that or not) but think the tan will go better with the floors then a light gray. Can't wait to see :)

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  84. Voting for color combo #1. You get the blues but it's muted down with the olive green.

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  85. Its a tough call between #1 and #2. I can't decide if I like the grays or the greens more

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  86. My vote is for #1. Love the colors!

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  87. I prefer #2! The greens in that color combo are more appealing to me.

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  88. I really like #2 but there are a LOT of colors in here! Take the top color (beige) and add it to #3 and that may be the perfect set of colors. I think I really like the periwinkle blue at the bottom of #3 because it adds to the "lake" of the scheme.

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  89. #1 (loving that last color...soft green, beautiful!)

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  90. I like all of them, but I think of the three I like #3 just a bit more than the others.

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  91. My vote is for #1.

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  92. Although I adore the shower curtain in #2, I like the overall color scheme in #3. My vote is #3!

    ~ Ferly
    Gifts We Use {to grow, love and serve}
    www.GiftsWeUse.blogspot.com

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  93. #2, I love the "greige" and the brown undertones make the colours warmer. If you lived in a warm climate I would go with #1 as the greys are lovely, but I find sometimes can be cold, especially at minus temperatures and snow!

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