It was bright. No, it was a jarring green.
It looks much softer in this older picture but trust me, it was crazy bright.
In the early morning when the sun would come through those east windows it looked like a big neon green tennis ball.
Life and this room have evolved. The daughter got married and is going to be a mom. The bedding faded and was recycled several years ago. In its place I added white bedding from another bedroom. I relocated the bed onto the east wall and moved the triple dresser down the hall and into my closet. :D Everything else I basically had on hand. So really, other than the cost of paint and twenty dollars for a piece of canvas that I found at the Hob Lob for 50% off, I haven't spent anything on this makeover.
The paint color is Benjamin Moore Palladian Blue HC-114.
I'm not the best painter and I ended up having to touch up some of the trim. One project really does lead to another because while the trim paint was out I decided to repaint the make up table.
It had always been white but more of that creamy white with a gold like glaze. Very 1985. It looked so much better in a brighter white but then I thought I would take it one step further and paint out the drawers in a glossy black. A bit of Hollywood Regency glam for this old make up table.
The bench had a white vinyl seat cushion but I had some Ikea black and white stripe fabric sitting around and decided this was why I must have been holding onto it.
A quick cover job and voila! It looks like they were meant to go together.
True, it isn't finished yet. It needs some tweaks and accessories but I'm pretty pleased with my DIY low dollar update to this nearly one hundred year old room.