Here's what it's looked like the last 4 years:
He set up a pretty respectable Dexter kill-room with our freakishly gigantic tarp.
Ruby enjoyed watching.
Um, our new paint sprayer wouldn't work. UNCOOL. So we ended up painting the entire thing with these tiny brushes.
The color is Sunken Pool, by Martha Stewart. I love it. It changes in the light and is way more complex than "light blue"--we have a ton left over so probably we'll be using it for every project in the future.
The white hardware really makes it!
It really transformed our living room and made our whole house look brighter. It inspired us to buy new curtains--and makes me want to buy a LOT more stuff that we probably can't for a while! I'm thinking new rug and fixtures.