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Be Colorful Coastal
A Midwesterner relocating to Florida but always surrounded by rooms of color
A color evangelist creating rooms of color one project at a time.
Interests: time with friends and family, painting, blogging, decorating, and making something fabulous out of the discarded and ignored.
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Thanks Sal. I can’t wait for you to see it and offer some expertise. Sent from my iPhone
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I loved coral before it was cool. I loved it so much, in fact, I went all-in with this happy hue when it was time to update our family room. These coral walls contrast so well with the white sofas and create a great backdrop for the greens, yellows, and hints of turquoise that are sprinkled throughout the room. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Be Colorful Coastal
Thank you Sarah. I have to give most of the credit to our contractors but we are thrilled with how it all came together. I appreciate you stopping by and taking a moment to comment. Pamela
Toggle Commented Aug 1, 2019 on Repurposing A Chandelier at Be Colorful Coastal
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A cutting-edge influencer, fierce AND affordable sunglasses, a game-changing styling tool, a new way to wash your face, a favorite artist, a little something dirty, and the next thing I want to add to our home. These are my latest loves and I can't wait to share them here today with you on Be Colorful Coastal. Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2019 at Be Colorful Coastal
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This door doesn't look any different from a standard steel front door but it is much heavier and the glass is laminated to withstand impact, wind pressure, and water infiltration. What is noticeable about this door is that, unlike standard doors, it swings outward. This design impedes the ability of hurricane-force winds to push the door in. Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2019 at Be Colorful Coastal
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Sometimes things just come together and you find just what you are looking for but when that doesn't happen then it is time to look around and come up with your own creative solution. I am sharing my repurposed chandelier this week at The Dedicated House -Make It Pretty Monday.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2019 at Be Colorful Coastal
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I wanted something classic for this stately old home so I chose to go with a traditional black and white kitchen. Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2019 at Becolorful
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It's amazing how much this century-old home has evolved over the past twenty years. Look at those cabinets and countertops! It would be a few years before changing it out would be in the budget. I wanted something classic for this stately older home... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2019 at Be Colorful Coastal
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Summer holidays and patriotism conjure up images of red, white, and blue but once we were living along the gulf, I found myself wondering how Old Glory paired up with vivid or pastel coastal hues. Apparently, quite well as these photos confirm. Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2019 at Be Colorful Coastal
Thanks, Kari Sue. I'm so glad you stopped by. I hope you will consider subscribing. Have a great 4th!
Toggle Commented Jul 3, 2019 on Latest Loves: May 2019 at Be Colorful Coastal
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Hello, summer! How amazing would that retro polka dot look from Carolina Herrera be for a summer wedding? I'm loving it, but this budget-friendly find could be a great reality- adjusted option. Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2019 at Be Colorful Coastal
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So what are the Latest Loves for May? Well, for starters, I received this book for Mom's Day and I am OBSESSED! It is the perfect book for someone that is moving or just loves to open a drawer, closet, or refrigerator and be greeted with organization and order that is not only functional but beautiful. Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2019 at Becolorful
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So what are the Latest Loves for May? Well, for starters, I received this book for Mom's Day and I am OBSESSED! It is the perfect book for someone that is moving or just loves to open a drawer, closet, or refrigerator and be greeted with organization and order that is not only functional but beautiful. Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2019 at Be Colorful Coastal
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This dining room has morphed from its black and white beginning to a wildly unique and colorfully coral entertaining space. Do yourself a favor and follow me over to Saturday Sparks, where they featured my post, Thank you. Then head to The Dedicated House and Pieced Pastimes some more great... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2019 at Be Colorful Coastal
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But I still found some time to find a few new crushes that I wanted to share with you here like this site, Marjorie and Marjorie, where I saw those gorgeous emerald green lamps. Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2019 at Be Colorful Coastal
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Everything was all sparkling and spotless when we finally finished our bathroom remodel. Then, flash forward four years, and all of a sudden I had this hideous green slime on the bottom of the shower door! Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2019 at Be Colorful Coastal
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Updating a century old dining room with black and white decor. Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2019 at Be Colorful Coastal
Carmen, I could not be more flattered. :D
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2019 on Modern Tropical Bedroom at Be Colorful Coastal
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Thank you, Kathryn. I appreciate the recognition and shout out. Being featured on your blog made my week. But how about that beautiful Easter table? That was magazine worthy. Thanks again for the feature. Loving your posts and I'm so anxious to see where you take this new house. Pamela
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Thanks, Marty. Coming from you, that is quite a compliment.
Toggle Commented Apr 15, 2019 on Modern Tropical Bedroom at Be Colorful Coastal
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Why don't I like the phrase tropical design? Maybe because it conjures up images of dark and heavily carved wood furniture and too many palm leaves. What I'm hoping to pull together instead is an updated take on a timeless look. Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2019 at Be Colorful Coastal
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Don't miss the latest installment of the Twenty Years Of Updates Series on Be Colorful Coastal. Here is a sneak peek. You can see the rest of the post by clicking here. Follow me on Facebook Instagram or Bloglovin' Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2019 at Becolorful
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Please follow me as I link up this library post with other inspiring contributors @ The Dedicated House and A Stroll Thru Life. Check out these earlier posts of The Twenty-Year Update Series here on Be Colorful Coastal Twenty Years Of Updates - The Living Room Twenty Years Of Updates... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2019 at Be Colorful Coastal
I'm glad you think so because I did it. I am anxious to post about it but still waiting on the hardware. Thanks for visiting Be Colorful Coastal. I hope you will stop by again soon. Pamela
Toggle Commented Apr 3, 2019 on To Paint Or Not To Paint at Be Colorful Coastal
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