Friday, April 1, 2011


For the past year or two the color gray has made a comeback.  I have always loved gray in fashion, but never on my walls.  Until now.  The first time I had a "heart beating out of my chest moment" over gray was at Scotts Antique Market in Atlanta, Georgia two years ago.  I love Scott' is always inspirational...I could go off in another direction talking about how much I love Scott's but I won' anyway.  I get over there for ideas every chance I get.  Everywhere I turned was something gray...pillows, armoires, desks, mirrors, lamps...gray was everywhere.  I referred to it as French Gray.  I came home wanting to change every room in my house to beige and gray.  I didn,t because my husband's heart rate goes sky high everytime I come home with new makeover ideas.  I even found a blogger obsessed with gray.  Check out her blog at  I found several colors I may use for my future bedroom makeover from this blog.  I also love these cabinets...

If you haven't already figured it out...I'm.Obsessed.With.Gray!!!  Thus the inspiration for the frames I just painted below.  They look great on a wall alone or in a grouping.

Hootenanny frames in 3 different styles and sizes
Colors used in these 3 frames:



  1. yay! another gray fan! I really like those distressed frame finishes in gray.

    thanks so much for the link, jennifer!


  2. not sure my comment above went through...

    so glad to run into another gray fan! love those distressed gray frames.

    thanks so much for the link, jennifer.


  3. I am a big fan of gray also :) congrats on your new venture - I saw someone "like" on facebook and made my way over :) I am a local Auburn blogger as well.

  4. Ah, lovely gray! Distressed gray is the best, although I also love smart gray, cool gray, dark gray, pale gray, heathery gray, cloudy gray......ok, all grays!


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