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« Reply #20 on: November 08, 2005 07:59:51 PM »

We have the same marigold color in our living room/den combo (it was supposed to be a dining room too but we have a big kitchen and don't "dine" so we didn't need it)-- Everyone thinks it is weird, but we love it! Happy to not be alone! Smiley

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« Reply #21 on: November 11, 2005 05:45:01 AM »

prussian blue is one of my favourite colours. its subtle without being darb, and goes well with shades of ochre. it would be a nice colour for throw pillows, or to paint a chair or picture frame

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« Reply #22 on: November 11, 2005 08:11:37 AM »

i LOVE your wall color choices! Everything is so nice. and i also love the shape of your front door!And the idea for the thing that holds the hymn numbers, amazing!!

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« Reply #23 on: November 14, 2005 12:21:41 PM »

love your house.  great choice of paint colors... i hope to one day be able to decorate a house of my own!
« Reply #24 on: November 14, 2005 05:29:34 PM »

you're house is so adorable lol :]
« Reply #25 on: December 14, 2005 10:22:13 AM »

I love it!

How did you put the tissue paper on the windows?  I have a similar type of back door that would look marvelous that way.
« Reply #26 on: December 17, 2005 09:22:36 PM »

Thanks everyone!

As for the doors, I just bought tissue paper from a craftstore and cut it to size, then used a watered down craft glue to paint it on. If you do try it, I suggest water soluble for easy removal later on. Also, when you are gluing ong the tissure paper, don't get it too sopping wet. Not only will it cause it to rip (which is actually pretty easy to cover up, by just moving the paper around or adding more) but also because the dye from the tissure paper can start to run and stain your door. But it was pretty fun, cheap and easy- I am all about the instantly gratifying projects!
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