MyColor inspired by Pantone Painting Party

Welcome to the MyColor™ inspired by Pantone® Painting Party! A group of awesome DIY bloggers, including myself, have all completed projects using MyColor™ inspired by Pantone® paint. Now we’re giving you the chance to read our tutorials, gather inspiration and have fun! Check out my project below and then jump to the other blogs in the party for even more inspiration! The Painting Party is scheduled to begin at 12p EST and I am the first stop!

First of all, let me tell you, when the team at My Color contacted me to participate I was so thrilled! I have been wanting to paint the night stands in my bedroom for eons and this was the perfect excuse to dive right into this project!

Here are the colors I chose.

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1 Skylight and 2 Whitecap Gray.

I had no idea the paint samples would be so large, I did a little happy dance around the kitchen the day the package arrived! Since I had this much paint I thought I’d paint out my armoire and a couple of frames as well!!

And check out the containers they are in, so very cool and the lids are so easy to get back on – no hammer required!

Here are my pieces before.

You may want to shield your eyes, they are hideous.

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The furniture pieces have real good bones but the colors were much darker than what I am in to right now. I love a crisp airy feel.

When I got to work I could not believe how thick the paint was, it has the consistency of restaurant style sour cream, I kid you not. Absolutely unbelievable coverage and spreads so smoothly. It’s my new favorite paint!

You know how when you were little Playdoh looked so good that you’d want to eat it, well that’s how I feel about this paint…well maybe not eat it but you get the idea.

This product is paint and primer in one so all I did prior to painting was wipe down the pieces with a damp cloth and remove the hardware from the furniture. 3 coats on the furniture & frames and they were totally covered.

So here is the nightstand now so pretty and chic.

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I painted out 2 of these, I really wish I had the time and money to do a full Master Bedroom makeover, then I could show you full shots of the room, you’ll have to settle for this beauty all on it’s own.

Now onto the frames….

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Ahhh, a breath of fresh air…love them. {This wicker dresser is one that I painted a couple of years ago, fits right in the space now and so close in color to the rest of the furniture!}

The Armoire…

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Big transformation, so clean & bright now…**I am in love**

So I guess you are wondering about the Skylight paint or did you forget about it after viewing the fantastic new pieces?

Well I had full intentions to paint myself a set of curtains. I went to the hardware store to get drop cloths to use as curtains but there was only one there in the size I needed so boo hoo for me, no curtains to show you today but it’s still on my to do list – finishing the entire Master Bedroom is on my to do list so you will see that project in the future.

This is a blog hop people so make sure you follow along below,

there are more beautiful projects for you to see!!

      1. Sarah @ Alderberry Hill *You are here!*
      2. Cristi @ Charm Home *Continue to this blog next!*
      3. Jerusalem @ Jolly Goode Gal
      4. Katie @ Craptastic
      5. Ann Marie @ Twice Lovely

I am thrilled to have been included in this series, thanks so much MyColor inspired by Pantone!

MyColor™ inspired by Pantone® reached out to me to participate in the MyColor™ inspired by Pantone® Painting Party. My post represents my honest experience with MyColor™ inspired by Pantone® paint. I am not being paid for my answers, but I did receive MyColor™ inspired by Pantone® paint to use for this project.


  1. I love how crisp everything looks! Great job!

  2. Beautiful Sarah.
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  3. I have a table that I would love to get a fresh color on…I would love to win this!
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  4. i would love to win some my color to try on my next piece i am doing before it gets to cold out! Its a pedestal table! Your pieces turned out fabulous and i love the colors you chose!
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  5. looks great! I have a dresser I would like to paint.

  6. I want to paint some flea market knick knacks I picked up bright colors so I can add them to my little one’s room =)
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  7. Your pieces look beautiful! I need to paint my night stands too… We got them from target when we got married 10 years ago :)

  8. lovely pieces! would definitely like to win some paint! my kitchen table needs some love asap! :)

  9. Love the armoire!!! I would paint my desk!

  10. great job love your color choice
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  11. Love the paint color. The furniture has great lines and looks so good painted. Love your drawer pulls too.

  12. Wow – that paint covered a LOT! I needed that in my kitchen today. I would LOVE to paint my card catalog (a piece I had mentioned in my “Restoring Something Old” blog on 10/8) and also my son’s dresser since their room makeover is next! Thanks for the giveaway!!
    ~ Claire
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  13. what a great review and photos! Sitting in my sunroom, awaiting cleaning, sanding, refinishing, and painting, are: a wood bistro set- folding table and 2 chairs, an antique folding childs chair, a vintage mirror, and a vintage folding stepping stool!… all need painting when finished cleaning and sanding! And all sitting in that room in one state or the other of the refinishing process! This would be an awesome provision!

    Cathy B*****y pbprojecthope atyahoo dot com

  14. Jackie Osmond says:

    Your furniture looks awesome! I would paint a bench that I have in my foyer. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  15. I have a bench I’d love to paint!
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  16. The armoire looks fantastic! So clean and bright!

    I’m doing a little home makeover on a budget so I have furniture/walls/cabinets/frames etc to paint :) Lots of things really so I would love to win!

  17. Elizabeth says:

    I too have been wanting to paint our side tables. We recently moved and I’ve also been thinking about a gallery wall in each of my children’s rooms. Would be awesome to paint the pictures frames all the same color!

  18. Oh my!…your painted furniture(#5-StoneGable) is fantastic!
    I would be painting up a storm if I could win MyColor paints…so many project’s that needs some tlc & color.

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  19. *correction #12 @ StoneGable,sorry my bad!
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  20. I have a dresser that is half finished. I need a base color for it!
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  21. I’d love to use it on a master bedroom dresser that is so overdue for a makeover.
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  22. Oh those came out great . I have been wanting to do this for a while now.
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  23. what a fantastic transformation! there is an antique vanity that has been sitting in my garage awaiting the perfect paint. so that is what i would do if i were lucky enough to win.
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  24. the colors of this paint seem to be really pretty. i have just started to redoing 3 of our rooms so this would sure be a great win for me.

  25. Seriously AMAZING!!!! :)
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  26. Love this color, hope that I can win… and have my old dresser be paint with this color.

  27. I have a side table that is awaiting inspiraton in my garage right now! I’d love to win!

  28. Love the color!! I’d love for you to link this up at Do Something Crafty Friday:
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  29. Wow…what beautiful transformations! :D

  30. Love how all your pieces turned out! They really brighten up the space in their new coat of paint!
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  31. You have been busy! I am impressed by the smooth finish, I may have to try that stuff out, I am getting ready to do the kitchen cabinets.
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  32. I love the afters too, awesome! The lighter colors look way more inviting!
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  33. Well done, they look amazing. I would love to have that armoire in my art room. Thank you for joining in the fun at the Thursday Favorite Things hop. Happy weekend wishes xo
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  34. Wow! These pieces turned out beautiful! And you’re right….those were some HUGE paint samples!!

    Thank you so much for partying with us @ Keep Calm & Link Up this week! Have a nice weekend!! xo, Meredith @
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  35. Wow what a transformation! Love it :)
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  36. Love your armoire.

  37. Hello! Thank you for participating at SHOW-licious Craft Showcase! :) I host it every weekend so I hope you return to post more of your great things! You have a great site!

    Have a great week!

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  38. I have pieces BEGGING for some paint! Thanks for inspiring and linkin up :)

    Kristine from The Foley Fam {unedited} Blog
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  39. Beautiful armoire!

  40. Love the way your experience with the new paint turned out. It is hard to believe all those projects from one sample! Can’t wait to see what painted drop cloth curtains look like, but after following you for a while, I am sure they will be fabulous!
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  41. Great projects! Thanks for sharing!

  42. Sarah,

    Wow what a difference a color makes. I love the color you choose and it sure brightens the room. Turned out beautiful. Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday. Can’t wait to see what you share this week! Have a wonderful week.

  43. Thanks so much for sharing this inspiring post on Simple & Sweet Fridays. Love the color!

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  44. LOVE the bright transformation!!
    Thanks for joining us for last week’s “Think Tank”. If you haven’t already linked up, we’d love to see you again today!
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  45. SO nice & smooth! My painting of furniture wasn’t so good looking. Probably the paint! Thanks for linking up to PIN MEme! I’ve pinned & tweet this! I’m also following you on FB now!

    Diana Rambles
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  46. I am amazed at what a fresh coat of paint can do, these look fantastic! Thanks for showing them off!

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  47. I love this Sarah, the furniture is beautiful. What a big change a little paint does for a room. Great job! Thanks so much for sharing on “I Gotta Try That”
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  48. Turned out fantastic! Can’t wait to see the finished bedroom makeover! Thanks so much so much for linking on Busy Monday!
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  49. Lots of eye candies here! Thanks for joining Creative Bloggers’ Party & Hop :)
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  50. pretty colors! Thank you for linking it up at A new linky party will open again tomorrow. Look forward to seeing you again then!
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