Last week, on the eve of our Christmas vacation, we finished the wall painting in the living room. Check out the how awesome the color (Sherwin William's Rhinestone, first introduced here) turned out:
We love how the soft, light gray brightens up the space during the daytime hours...
...and the lighter, more whitish hue it takes on in the evening when lit by our lamps--though now that I'm looking at this photo I see the yellow bulb has an intensely warm wash here.
Ah well, you know what I mean!
Here's some mock-ups of our top picks:
The gray leather shown above is my favorite--most of the time. (What can I say, I tend to always second-guess my decisions. Just ask my mom about my wedding dress or my husband about choosing any entree when we're out for dinner!)
The smoke leather above is hubby's top. I also really like this one but worry that it'll be this huge dark piece that'll suck the light out of our space. After all, it'll take up a large portion of the room, demonstrated when we taped up the dimensions:
I'd love to hear your thoughts!