Monday, December 21, 2009

Blue Monday - Blue Bath

It's Blue Monday! To participate: just click here for BLUE MONDAY INSTRUCTIONS or check out the instructions in my sidebar.

Visit other Blue participants by clicking on their links.
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We are in our new home and because of the hours and hours of help from our wonderful children and grandchildren, we are "up and functioning." (Left to our own devices, Johnny and I would have needed months to get this far!)

We still have plenty to do, but the big push is over.

In our new master bath, we've used two colors from Sherwin Williams. One is 6115 Totally Tan, and the accent wall is 6478 Watery, an aqua blue! That is a temporary curtain you see covering the window. Remember, we only moved in Thursday.



One bedroom wall and the connecting hallway is the same 6478 Watery while the other three bedroom walls are the same 6115 Totally Tan. Because it's Blue Monday, I'm showing you much more of the 6478 Watery.

I'm including this picture so that you can see the arches that lead into the master bath. The doors on either side are closets.



Happy Blue Monday!


Blue Monday Participants
1. Chari @Happy To Design
2. Charlotte
3. Claudie@Bubblin'Over
4. Fifi Flowers
5. LaVoice
6. peggy gatto
7. Kathy b
8. Mary@OnePerfectBite
9. Boogieboard Cottage
10. Rinkly Rimes
11. barbara jean
12. Irene, Norway
13. Dhemz
14. katherine
15. Maria, Sweden
16. bj @SWEET NOTHINGS
17. Rose, West Virginia
18. hip chick
19. JohnC
20. gengen
21. Coralie @ A Vintage Cottage Home
22. Jean Stockdale
23. Terry (Giveaway)
24. shirl
25. Karen @Elsie Eleanor Designs
26. LUNA
27. Beverly
28. Erica [Sweet on You]
29. aino
30. cindy
31. Carol@My Painting Room
32. Martha
33. Clara
34. Happily Retired Gal
35. storyteller
36. Manang Kim,USA
37. 2010 Color of the Year
38. Jeanne,backyard neighbor
39. mizhelle
40. charmine
41. ...Molly
42. Christine
43. Yoli ~ Apron Senorita
44. Black eyed Susan's kitchen
45. Kvasthilda, Sweden
46. carolynUSA
47. JLS Hall (Joysweb)
48. Linda @ A La Carte
49. Diann @ The Thrifty Groove
50. Myrna @ My Enchanted Home
51. The Bliss Journey
52. Mary @ Vintage Comfort
53. Slee @ Paisley & Pretties
54. Joy - Books and Life
55. Carrie - Oak Rise Cottage
56. Carrie - Carola Nativity Gallery

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73 comments:

Charlotte said...

It's gorgeous, Sally.
Happy Blue Monday.
Charlotte

claudie said...

Your in your in...welcome home on this beautiful blue Monday Sally.
I like what I see so far.
Love Claudie
xoxoxoxoxo

Chari said...

Hi Sally...

My friend, I am so happy to here that you are moved and settling into your new home! Ohhh my...I just love the beautiful colors that you have chosen! The watery blue is gorgeous...very soft and serene and it looks beautiful with the tan! Girl, that arch leading into your master bath is fabulous!!! I'm so very happy for you!!! Thank you for sharing your new home with us...I'm looking forward to seeing more!!!

Also, thank you so much for hosting Blue Monday! Its been awhile since I've participated...mainly because I'm short on the color blue! Hehe! But I really do appreciate you, Sally...I know that it must be difficult juggling all that you have on your plate right now...and to continue to maintain this fun filled Tuesday party for us...well, it's so sweet of you!!!

Warmest wishes and Christmas blessings to you and your family, my friend!

Chari @Happy To Design

Fifi Flowers said...

LOVELY shade of BLUE! Happy Blue MOnday! ENJOY your week!
Fifi

peggy gatto said...

what a divine blue, like being in heaven(I think!)!

jeanne said...

Hello Sally, I love what you have shared in your new home. The bath is beautiful and I love the arched doorways. The blue is so soft looking. Just lovely.

I am very thrilled for you as I know you are too.

Hugs, Jeanne

Boogieboard Cottage said...

lovely paint shade, Merry Christmas! Mary :O)

Elizabeth said...

It's gorgeous, Sally! I love the blue/tan combo and I bet you can't wait for a good long soak in that beautiful tub!

Barbara Jean said...

That is a great blue, and arches always add so much.

Blessings

barbara jean

PS thanks for hosting =0)

dhemz said...

Wow! very cool and fresh Sally! Thanks for sharing...mine is up as well!

katherine said...

I like blue color in the house especially if the ceiling is blue. I feel like in heaven lol.

Happy Blue Monday Sally.

Mine is up now.

bj said...

What a lovely shade of blue.
I am so happy that you are in and your family helped you so much. I know you are going to be so happy in this beautiful new home.

Thanks so much, Sally, for hosting this day for so long. I am sad at times that I can't play along...just don't have too much blue.:( I've shared what I DO have several times but try to change it up some...But, I love seeing all the other blues around. And...somehow I just KNEW you would have some blue walls around!!
hugs, bj

chubskulit said...

I love the tan color in your bathroom.

My Blue Monday, Merry Christmas!

hip chick said...

It looks very nice so far!!!

Joops said...

Your new home looks beautiful, I like the combination of the colors.

Blue Monday with our new eye candy

gengen said...

wow it looks pretty and i like also the combination...Happy blue Monday.

Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

A gorgeous new home and master bath and a lovely shade of blue on your wall! I don't know why but I always have trouble selecting from a small paint "chip" but you have made a marvelous choice! Happy Blue Monday! Coralie

Terry said...

I love the flooring in your new home.

What great Kids and Grand Kids...I bet any help was appreciated.

Wishing you and yours A Very Merry Christmas.

Karen said...

Your house looks gorgeous and I love the colors!!

Shirl said...

Good Morning Sally! Happy Blue Monday. Oh how I love the color of your walls. Your home is just beautiful! I can't wait to see more. I'm so happy for you, it must be so exciting to have a new home! Thank you so much for hosting this fun event throughout the year. I have so much blue to share just have a hard time posting from this rural area. I still keep trying though!LOL
Christmas Blessings, Shirl
Shirls Rose Cottage

Luna said...

That blue is beautiful!!!
I wish you a merry christmas, Sally!
Hugs...Luna

Martha said...

Love the blue! What a great Blue Monday post!

Cindy said...

Welcome home! Looks wonderful.
cindy

storyteller said...

How wonderful to not only be IN your new home but to have such good HELP in getting 'settled' ... you are blessed indeed ;-)
Merry Christmas!
Hugs and blessings,

Kristin@Boulevard Interior Design said...

Very pretty!!

Marice said...

aww congrats! im loving your new home :)

charmine. said...

Sally,hope you have a wonderful christmas with your family.Home looks good.Congrats!Happy blue monday.

Andrea said...

Congratulations. Hope you have a wonderfully blessed Christmas in your new home.

Marjorie (Molly) Smith said...

Congrats, I so love the color you choice, it is so relaxing and beautiful, really like the arch going into your bedroom. Can't wait to see the rest.
Merry Christmas my friend
Molly

xinex said...

Beautiful, Sally! I love the arches and the blue color you picked. I can't wait to see it all decorated. How exciting!...Christine

Manang Kim said...

Gush that is very pretty colors!! Thanks for sharing and Merry Christmas!

Nativity scene

Barbara H. said...

Love that shade of blue! Very nice. I am glad you had help moving in.

LV said...

Sally, I love your colors. What little we have seen, you have a lovely new home from Santa. I am sure you are tried, but relax and enjoy your new home and family over the holidays.

Becky K. said...

It is so hard to choose just the right blue...but you nailed it.

It looks great!

Becky K.

Diane at Crafty Passions said...

You have a wonderful family to help you like that!!
Love the pics your showing us
Love the colors !!
have a great week
Diane

Carol said...

A new house is so exciting! Congratulations! Please let me know when your print arrives. I added your link to my post (sorry about that!).

Kvasthilda said...

Lovely blue shade! I really like the archways.
That bathroom looks like a place to relax once done :-)

JLS Hall (Joysweb) said...

Oooh, I love that "Watery" color. I would have been tempted to do the whole house in that! It was really nice of your children and grandchildren to help out, but then I guess that's what children and grandchildren are for!

squawmama said...

Good Morning Sally... What a beautiful shade of BLUE and your new home is so beautiful... I know you're happy to be in it at last... Have a wonderful Monday my friend.

(((HUGS)))
Donna

Linda said...

Happiness is great kids and a beautiful paint color. Glad you are in your new home. Happy Blue Monday!

Linda

black eyed susans kitchen said...

Sally, that is the softest and sweetest shade of blue. It is just gorgeous.
♥, Susan

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Many Blessings at Christmas, from my mountain top to your home….Hugs and Smiles Gl♥ria

daylily777 said...

Beautiful Blue Accent Wall!
Have a wonderful Christmas in your new home !
~Myrna

April said...

Love the colors you've chosen, Sally! Very soothing!

Mary said...

Beautiful blues, Sally. I just joined up for Blue Monday. My Blue Monday button in my post does not link to you. It just shows the picture. Is that o.k? or is it supposed to link to your blog like the one in my sidebar does? Happy Blue Monday~I'm so glad to be a part of celebrating blues :)
Hugz~

Scooterblu's Whimsy~Rhonda said...

Your home is gorgeous, Sally! I can't wait to see more of it as you settle in! The blue painted arches are beautiful!

Loved the cartoon below! I really enjoy your Sunday post, although it is usually Monday before I can get over here! LOL!

Hope you and your family have a very blessed and Merry Christmas! ~hugs, Rhonda :)

Slee said...

That's a delightful shade of blue. I love a good bathroom remodel.

Erica said...

Love the colour......can't wait to see the rest of your place, it looks gorgeous!

Have a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Susan B said...

Glad to hear you are moved in...how wonderful! The blue color is beautiful. I love the arches that lead to the bathroom.

Patti VZ said...

Sally, the house is gorgeous! You must be SO happy to finally be moved in....and rightfully so! ENJOY!

Irene said...

Lovely shade of blue! Wish you all the best in your new home!

kbbryant said...

Wow, look at all those closets! You have chosen some great colors for this brand new house.

Kathy b

Charli and me said...

What a beautiful bathroom. I couldn't imagine what it would be like to have all of that room. I loved the tradition you shared in the previous post. I want to pop over to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. It has been so nice getting to know you through your wonderful blog. I am sending tons and tons of blessings your way. Merry Christmas Sally!

Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) said...

Hi Sally....love what I can see of your home in these pics! You picked a beautiful shade of blue! So glad you have help...moving is a huge job. Glad you got in before Christmas...quite the Christmas present...a new home!
:-) Awesome!
Susan

Darlene said...

I am loving these pictures and the color is beautiful. Can't wait to see more. Glad your children and grandchildren helped get you in and settled a bit. ♥

Mevely317 said...

Stunning!
Is that bath-side sponge a souvineer from Tarpon Springs?

Merry Christmas!
Myra

Joy said...

What a pretty color blue, a lot of my walls are painted a shade of blue too. Have a Merry Christmas!

salmagundi said...

Looking beautiful! Enjoy your new house during this week of blessings. Sally

Carrie said...

I am glad your new residence is ready for your occupancy and that you've included a lovely blue on the walls.

Today I did one post each on my two blogs.

Merry Christmas,
Carrie

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Yea! You're IN! Happy Dance! And it's so pretty, Sally. Love the bath, and I'm crazy about that shade of blue. It looks lovely.

I'm buried trying to get ready for Christmas. It's been such a push!

XO,

Sheila :-)

Betsy from Tennessee said...

What a gorgeous home you have, Sally. I'm so happy that you are sharing it with us.. I LOVE it...

If you get tired of that tub, I'll take it!!!!! ha

Merry Christmas.
Hugs,
Betsy

Nezzy said...

Yippee Sally!!! It is every bit as beautiful on the inside as the outside. I'm so happy for you and your actually in. Enjoy Miss Sally!

God bless and have a most wonderful Christmas!!!

Cottage Rose said...

Hey Sally.. I am so happy that you are going to spend Christmas in your new home..... I love your bath,,, it is so pretty.... love the colors...

Merry Christmas...

Hugs;
Alaura

Diann said...

Hi Sally!
Beautiful colors! And I am so happy for you to be in your new home! What a great Christmas present.

I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Hi, dearest... I'm thinking of you and smiling with you on this very special Christmas for you. Oh, how my heart rejoices right along with yours. May you and your dear ones have a very Merry Christmas.

Love you much, Sally...

XO,

Sheila :-)

Shirl said...

Hi Sally, stopping by to wish you a Merry Christmas in your new home. Our school still calls it Christmas Break! I guess I've had the news on too much lately and mis-spoke calling it Winter Break. Must be careful about that, it can rub of easily! LOL
Christmas Blessing to you and your!
Shirl
Shirls Rose Cottage

Rhonda @ Shellbelle's Tiki Hut said...

Your new home is wonderful and around The Hut we love anything "watery", so the blue is our favorite!

Merry Christmas Sally to you and yours!

Sandi@ My Yellow Door said...

It's gorgeous, Sally! Just stopping by to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas. Hope your New Year is filled with many blessings too.

Christmas blessings,
Sandi

Cathy said...

Oh, Sally, that is so pretty. You are blessed to have all your grandchildren to help you!

sherri@lavenderfields said...

Your new home looks beautiful Sally! I just love the blue colour you have chosen. It is so soft looking! Happy 1st Christmas in you new home! Sherri : )

Susie Q said...

Your home is so lovely! And I really like this shade of blue! So pretty and fresh. I know you are enjoying settling in!
I will be thinking about you and am sending you lots of wishes for a sweet day...

Merry Christmas dear friend...
Love,
Sue

Knitty said...

Blessings to you and yours this Christmas. I am sure you this will be the first of many special holidays in your new home. Wishing you happiness always....

Knitty

Kaye Swain said...

Your new house looks delightful. Love the colors. And aren't those temporary shades WONDERFUL! Very handy short-term solution. :)