I have been really tired of this all-beige kitchen and wanted something a little more exciting. The wall color was really cool-toned and didn't go well with the warm cabinets. I used a kitchen that Candise Olson designed as my inspiration. I'm using the same fabric that she did and I matched up Benjamin Moore's Covington Blue to it. I can't wait to see how it will look with the curtains and some red accessories. Now I just need to figure out how to sew curtains.
Here is Candise Olson's kitchen. When I first looked at her sources, I couldn't find the blue color. So I picked one out on my own. Then I looked again a few days ago, and found that I picked the exact same brand and color as she did!
A blog that I like is Eddie Ross. He's a former editor at Martha Stewart Living. He recently purchased a farmhouse and just a couple of days ago posted pictures of his butler's pantry that he painted...in the same exact color! The odds of this really are pretty slim, considering how many paint brands and colors are out there.