Ace Hardware 31 Days of Color | Living Room Makeover

March 25, 2016

This post is sponsored by Ace Hardware. All thoughts and opinions are my own and do not necessarily reflect those of Ace Hardware.

One of the first things I said when our real estate agent swung open the door to our now home was,  “This wall color will have to be the first thing to go.” Well, if anyone is counting, it’s been nearly 2.5 years and, thanks to Ace Hardware, the living room wall color is finally gone.

Working with Ace Hardware on this project helped me out of my comfort zone with an unlikely color that I wouldn’t have picked on my own and we are so extremely happy with the outcome.

Ace 31 Days of Color

To give you the kick you need to brighten and freshen up your living spaces for Spring, Ace Hardware is hosting a 31 Days of Color Sweepstakes. You can enter to win a $10,000 paint makeover and daily gift cards at thepaintstudio.com. While you are on the site, you can also get some color inspiration for a space.

Here are a few before pictures of the previous wall color.

Good. Bye.

Ace 31 Days of Color

Ace 31 Days of Color

I even got in on the fun.

Ace 31 Days of Color

Ace 31 Days of Color

aaaaaand after!! The wall color is Valspar Silver Eucalyptus.

Ace 31 Days of Color

Ace Hardware 31 Days of Color

Ace 31 Days of Color

We also took the ceiling to white except for the very top of the trey ceiling because I was afraid the color would be too dark but it is just amazing. New couch pillows, curtains and a rug are on the way. I’m also so excited to start hanging photos on the wall.

Ace 31 Days of Color

With the open concept of the house, we now have to paint the foyer, hallway, dining room and kitchen sooner than later. We will follow the Silver Eucalyptus color card palette. To tie in all of the spaces the foyer, the hallway and the fireplace will be the same color, this is why the fireplace hasn’t been painted yet. Look for those changes in the next month or so.

Ace 31 Days of Color

The paint was very affordable and covered so well considering what was underneath. This entire space only took 3 gallons. Much better, don’t you agree?

No purchase or payment necessary to enter or win.  Open to legal US residents residing in the contiguous United States and the District of Columbia who are at least twenty-one (21) years of age and who are homeowners.  Sweepstakes will run from 3/1/16-3/31/16.  Full rules located here: http://www.thepaintstudio.com/31daysofcolor/pdf/2016AceHardware31DaysofColorSweepstakesRules.pdf

Another day, another color to inspire your home projects. Everyday in March, Ace is unveiling a featured color and giving you a chance to win a $10,000 room makeover! To learn more visit thepaintstudio.com.






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  • Reply
    Trina - Baby Shopaholic
    March 25, 2016 at 12:19 pm

    LOVE the color! It looks so fresh! I alway get my paint at Ace!

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    March 25, 2016 at 12:55 pm

    It looks good!! I love the new pillows do!!

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    March 25, 2016 at 1:06 pm

    I love the new color.

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    Mary D
    March 25, 2016 at 9:36 pm

    Colors look great…now better furniture allocation, chair in middle seems off and art … room still looks unfinished…all in stages…look forward to seeing them

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    Tiffini Gatlin
    March 27, 2016 at 3:31 pm

    I love the color! With all the light in your home it just makes everything look fresh and comfy! I’m inspired to the paint my home with a brighter color can the mute color I now have! Great job!

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    March 28, 2016 at 2:50 am

    It looks FABULOUS!! love love LOVE the color and those couches!! Ma’am!
    Can’t wait to see what you do with the fireplace!

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    March 28, 2016 at 1:01 pm

    Beautiful color choice! Is it just me or do the accent pillows on the couch actually stand out more against the lighter wall color? If you ask me, I think the pillows should stay.

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    May 11, 2016 at 6:05 pm

    Love this color! Matter fact, this is really close to the color I was leaning towards for the kitchen (even though I have already painted the kitchen gray.) LOL!

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    Manco Painting
    January 11, 2020 at 10:25 am

    Wow! I am impressed! Looks pretty good!

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