Bungalow 404: Update

Exterior painting is slated for next week for Bungalow 404. Four paint samples have been up for about two weeks now, observed in different stages of the day and the family and carpenters have all voted and voiced their opinions-wanted or unwanted.

1- Sherwin Williams, Moody Blue

the estate of things chooses bungalow 404

2- Benjamin Moore, Mount Saint Anne

the estate of things chooses bungalow 404 remodel

3- Sherwin Williams, Studio Blue Green

the estate of things chooses bungalow 404 remodel

4- Benjamin Moore, Water’s Edge

the estate of things chooses benjamin moore paint

After much consideration I’ve settled on Studio Blue Green. Originally, I wanted the color to be more along the lines of blue/gray, think a Colorado Blue Spruce collides with a cloudy Seattle day. The decision narrowed to Mount Saint Anne and Studio Blue Green.  But after much deliberation and living with them for a bit I sided with the Studio Blue Green.

Also for your enjoyment I’ve posted the kitchen with cabinet install complete. I think the layout turned out great. I see the reward of putting those three windows in the dining room every time I visit, the light just beams in from the backyard unobstructed by gables or eaves, brightening the whole room.

the estate of things chooses bungalow kitchen

the estate of things chooses dining room windows

the estate of things chooses bungalow kitchen

Also a few pictures of the bathroom tile.

Hall bath, shower wall

the estate of things chooses hall bath

Floor tile in hall bath

the estate of things chooses hall bath floor

Shower in Master Bath

the estate of things chooses master bath shower

The projected finish date has been set for April 1st. Think we can make it?

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  • Studio Blue Green was my fav of the four. what’s different about the cabinets on the far right – there’s no outline engraved on the doors? or is it a camera trick?

  • Hey Laura- No tricks here. There’s an outline, they are all from the same manufacturer. I’ve looked at both and they are the same, what difference are you seeing? Studio Blue Green received the majority vote.

  • oh wait – those are 3 drawers, not cabinets – right? i wasn’t expecting drawers, but i like it!

  • Moody Blue– that was the one for me—Studio Blue will do–Love the subway tiles in the bathroom–and I like the cabinets in the kitchen—and the flooring in the kitchen..April 1 hmmm—you might make it —

  • Love reading about your home and both the design and colors. Fantastic. Can you tell me what trim you decided on for your exterior. We are looking at something similar and I’m having a hard time deciding :)

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