#40 – Turtle & Poodle’s $88.00 Instant Retro Replay

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

Name: D.B.
Location: Alexandria, VA
Type: 2-bdrm/rental

Why I use color:

Because it’s way cheaper than a vacation or time machine… Adding color to a room can be the least expensive trip to a happy place or time.

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

3 Cans of Glidden paint (minus $5 Fall rebate/per can)… $45.00
Glidden Color @ Home CD software… $7
Paint supplies… $20
Monkey art… $3 on clearance at Target
Deer art… $10 on clearance at Urban Outfitters
Silk pillow cover… $3 in the As-Is section of IKEA

Total: $88.00 + tax

2 Good color tips:

1. Start with your favorite color

2. Then refer to a color wheel

2 good color resources:

1. 1. Glidden’s Color @ Home CD

2. Old mail order catalogs from the era which inspires you