Sneak peek: the best minty blue color

Last week we gave you a tiny little peek into our new rumpus room, so today I want to show you what it’s looking like now. Let me just preface by saying… WOW.

rumpus room sneak peek

It’s lighter, brighter, mintier, bluer, and way way happier. The new paint color is Valspar Sea Air, which is a nice minty blue. It’s a bright color, but in this north-facing room that gets very little natural light, it looks soft and calm.

rumpus room sneak peek

You may remember the plans we drew up for the room ahead of painting. We left the basic furniture and art, but we are making a lot of other changes — including repainting the coffee table, moving the piano to another room (easier said than done!), and getting a new rug (ordered one last night!). We have a bunch of other fun ideas for this room, like art and plants, but since we love how open and airy it feels now, we definitely want to leave it a lot less crowded than it used to be.

Here’s a fun side-by-side before-and-after. Or like a before-and-in-progress.

rumpus room before and after

So what do you think of the new color?!

— Kerry

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8 thoughts on “Sneak peek: the best minty blue color

    1. Haha, I think we decided we needed to call a room “rumpus room” before we even had a house! Thanks Kyra! Great “meeting” you today :)

    1. Thanks Ashley! My parents actually bought that map at an antique store when I was little, so we commandeered it for this room as soon as we moved in. Isn’t it fun?!

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