Sunday, August 29, 2010

Master Bath Reno: Part 7-Paint Selection

The master bath is really coming together this week.  Great advancements were made with selecting our new paint color, and painting the room.  I chose to move forward with Benjamin Moore's Wedgewood Gray HC-146.  I wanted a moody blue gray with a bit of depth to it so that the room would not be washed out by all the white cabinets, white doors, white molding, white cermanic tile, and then now the newly installed creamy/tannish  marble flooring.  I went with an eggshell finish in the Eco-Spec line as this is their no VOC paint.  The ceiling is painted Benjamin Moore Decorator's White in eggshell (Eco-Spec), and the molding is Benjamin Moore Decorator's White in semi-gloss (Regal line).
Before we could get the paint on the wall, the walls needed quite a bit of work.  The previous owners had painted this room themselves, and let's just say they did not give the TLC it needed.  Dried paint drips were plentiful as well as brush marks.  Therefore, we spent lots of time sanding and prepping the walls.  There were also the huge holes in the walls where the old brass Hollywood lights were located.  So after about four hours of prepping the walls, we were able to paint. 

I hope the above photos curb your enthusiasm for the final reveal coming in the next week.  I am just so excited to finally be able to use this bathroom again.  It has been about two weeks of showering in the basement bathroom which isn't all bad, but that extra flight a stairs when you are pregnant can be a bit annoying at times.

Paint Colors: Wall- Benjamin Moore- Wedgewood Gray eggshell finish-Eco Spec; Ceiling- Benjamin Moore- Decorator's White eggshell finish- Eco Spec; Molding- Benjamin Moore- Decorator's White semi-gloss- Regal line.


  1. What a difference a little color makes. Great choice..
    Thanks for sharing..

  2. That is a gorgeous color on my monitor - not blue, not gray. Just right!

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  3. Nice paint selection. It takes your room to a whole new look. I like very much!


  4. The color is so soothing and beautiful. You should be able to relax and take pamper yourself once it's done.

  5. GREAT color choice...its such a "zen, spa" relaxing look and feel to it! Thanks so much for linking up at gettin' crafty on hump day! :)

  6. Simple yet vibrant, those are some of the color traits I want for my bathroom. When I had my bathroom remodeled, I was at loss on which color to choose that will be pleasing to the eyes, but a certain instance that inspired me to pick the right one. Then I called for the contractors to renovate and to perform the painting (Alexandria, VA) process.