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SORRY … and Changes to Submitting a Paint Color

You guys are so awesome for sending me pictures of your fabulous homes. I LOVE getting them, they truly make my day when I get a new picture or link, and I just want to tell you THANK YOU!

I just found out I was doing something really dumb. For some reason I thought that when I hit reply to you no_reply gals in my e-mail after you’ve left a comment, my e-mail would get to you. Just found out today that it doesn’t. I don’t know why I didn’t figure that out earlier??? So sorry, but thank you for being patient with me, especially those of you that have submitted a paint color or left comments and didn’t hear back! I guess I still need to figure out all of the technical details of blogging. So, for those of you that have been wondering why I havn’t replied to you, that’s the reason.

Because of this, there are a few things I am going to change when you submit a paint color.

1. If you have a picture of your room, I would love to get it in JPEG format. It makes it easier for me when I’m posting about it.

2. Also, if you could please send me a direct e-mail at when submitting a color, I can reply back to you if I need to.

3. Don’t forget to send me a link to your site. If you have a post about the room you are sending me, I’d love to be able to link it back there so people can get more details about your project. If you don’t have a blog, that’s okay, too, I would still love to get your pictures.

I hope this doesn’t deter anyone from sending me paint colors. I love, love, love hearing about your projects so keep em coming! If you have any questions let me know, but I can’t wait to see more of your beautiful rooms!

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Calling All Reds

I have gotten a few requests from people asking me to post more red. I know I don’t have a lot on here. I tried painting my kitchen red a few years ago and gave up after I went through about 8 different samples. I loved the color on the deck but it looked totally different on my wall. I think it’s one of the hardest colors to get right, but I KNOW there are some great success stories out there. So if you have a red in your home that you think looks fabulous, share the love and send it on over!
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And the Winner Is ….

Favorite paint color is Universal Khaki by Sherwin Williams
(Random integer 175 out of 489)
Please e-mail your favorite paint store and address and I will get your giftcard in the mail!
Thank you to everyone else for all of your comments, tips, favorite paint colors, and kind words. I had so much fun with our “party” and loved hearing from you.
 Also, I have received some beautiful pictures from some of your homes. I feel like I’m getting a personal invite into your home and I get to know you on a more personal level when I see your beautifully decorated rooms. It’s very inspiring, so thank you! Please continue to send pictures and I will get them up so the rest of you can see them.
Happy Monday! I’m off to post more paint colors …
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Launch Party!! … and a Giveaway!

My name is Kristin and I am delighted to welcome you to Favorite Paint Colors!
This blog is designed to be a directory of paint colors from around blog land. It showcases rooms painted and decorated by real life people, all who are striving to make their homes more beautiful. There is some amazing talent out there and I am excited  for you to see it as you get inspiration for your own home.

Thank you to everyone who has contributed in some way or another. I especially want to thank my beautiful sister Melissa from 320 Sycamore. She was my inspiration for this so go on over and giver her a big thank you for me! She is one of the most talented women I know.

Now on to the exciting part – I am giving away a $50 gift card to the winner’s favorite paint store to help you with your next painting project! Here’s how to enter:
(The giveaway will end Sunday night)
1. Leave me a great paint tip or your favorite paint color in the comment section.
2. For a second entry, become a follower of my blog or subscribe, and tell me what you did in the comments.
3. For a third entry, like me on facebook and let me know.
I am so excited to hear from you and to build this blog into a great resource for those of you racking your brains trying to decide what color to paint your rooms. Also, remember if you have a picture of your favorite paint color, please send it to me here.
Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful day!
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Submit a Paint Color

Do you have a favorite paint color you want to submit? Please send me a photo (jpeg) of your room that is taken preferably in the day time without a flash. I would love to link back to your site if you have one, so please make sure to include that as well. Thank you!
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Thank you for visiting Favorite Paint Colors!

My name is Kristin and I am a mother to two beautiful little girls. I love being able to stay home with them and getting inspiration from other bloggers on decorating and home tips. I have especially loved seeing how a simple paint color can transform a house into a home and give a room a little added charm.
This site is a compilation of favorite paint colors from around blog land to help give you inspiration for your next painting project and to make the “picking out” a little less stressful. I have categorized the paint by color and room to make it easier to find what you are looking for and will be continually updating the site with new colors. If you would like to submit a color of your own, see my other link. Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful day!
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