It’s not easy being GREEN

  1. No.35style says:

    Sounds fun! We have been doing some painting, too.

  2. ann ominous says:

    it REALLY didn’t bleed through? how about those frustrating little ragged edges? and what about when you pulled it back up…did it come up smoothly??

    my husband and i repainted every room in our house when we moved in…that blue painters tape that SAYS it is wonderful is a huge bag of lies!!

    evil evil blue painters tape.

  3. High-Heeled Foot in the door says:

    It really did work. The tape was amazing. We really didn’t have high hopes for it. We bought all sorts of special tape to prevent bleeding and it never works so we just end up doing it free hand. We decided to test out this new tape that was actually in my christmas stocking and it worked WONDERFULLY. No bleeding or ragged edges.

    I highly recommend it.

  4. Lauren says:

    Can you post pics?!! can’t wait to see!!

  5. Kwana says:

    I can’t wait for the reveal. It’s so funny, the other day I was looking around my bedroom and thinking of a green coat of paint too.

  6. Elements of Style says:

    I am about to paint my office the same shade of green and will go out and get the Frog tape ASAP! Thanks for the tip!!!

  7. High-Heeled Foot in the door says:

    My husband is super picky about the crisp edges and painting a room in a proper way with doing the edges first then filling in the rest. I never really did that before. opps.

    Anyway the frog tape got his approval so I hope it wonders for you all.


    So excited to see your new office! If you want the same shade of Kate Spade green I found it at Behr and it’s called SHAMROCK. Not loving the name, but it is a perfect match. I searched high and low on my Benjamin Moore fan deck and nothing matched as well as Shamrock from Behr.


    I’m going to try and post pictures tonight. I finally took my camera out the box and charged the battery last night so tonight I will be playing around with it and I’ll take some pictures!

  8. Pink Wallpaper says:

    ohhhhhh, i can’t wait to see it!! happy 2009

  9. LindsB says:

    Um, please post pics like NOW!! I LOVE that color and used it on my headboard- I cant wait to see how your room turned out!

  10. Haven and Home says:

    Can’t wait to see the room!!!!

  11. Courtney says:

    So glad to know about that paint tape. The blue stuff sucks, so this makes me incredible happy. Can’t wait to see your room!

  12. Mrs. Blandings says:

    Um. Just did a project with the Frog tape and it DID bleed. But, it didn’t tear. Maybe it was me.

  13. High-Heeled Foot in the door says:

    Sorry to hear that it didn’t work for you Pat.

    I didn’t have high hopes for it, but I decided to give it a try anyway. It worked perfectly in my room and I had a lot of trim work in which I didn’t want it to bleed. No problems on my end.

  14. soko says:

    What paint color did you end up using? I’ve been looking around for kate spade green (used it as an accent color at my wedding) but have had a hard time seeing it translate as a match to an entire wall. Did you do one or two coats? I know someone below used Behr paint in Shamrock. Is that what you used? Thanks for the help!

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