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Ms Ladibug
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Posted: 7/27/2009 8:47:25 AM
Has anyone painted wiith the free sample quart that they recieved? What color and what did you paint?


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Posted: 7/27/2009 8:49:11 AM
I haven't painted anything with it yet. I got Mountain Heather, a light lavender shade.




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Posted: 7/27/2009 8:54:41 AM
I haven't painted anything yet either. I got very violet. Going to be in the bathroom, though!



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Posted: 7/27/2009 9:04:03 AM
I haven't painted anything either....color..New Grass Green.


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Posted: 7/27/2009 9:29:30 AM
Haven't painted yet but I got the Lemon Yellow


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Posted: 7/27/2009 9:31:49 AM
I painted a big rectangle on my living room wall to see if I like the color. I am still trying to decide.

Eta- I got caramel



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Posted: 7/27/2009 9:33:08 AM
I got Forest Khaki, thinking it might be a good color for my bathroom, but I don't care for it. So, no plans in mind for it right now.



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Posted: 7/27/2009 9:34:18 AM
I got Red Delicious and it's going on one wall of the kitchen as soon as the rest of the wallpaper is down

Did anyone else get an email with instructions on how to open the paint can??? I thought that a bit odd.


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Posted: 7/27/2009 9:40:46 AM
I got that e mail too..but by the time I got it I had already figured out how to open the can.


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Posted: 7/27/2009 9:41:31 AM
Before you paint anything, I have a tip for you...Buy a big piece of white foam core or other poster board and paint that instead of directly on the wall. Then you can move it around in the room to see how the color looks in each area rather than having big splotches of color in lots of places. If you take a while to make a decision, this is a great way to test lots of colors.


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Posted: 7/27/2009 10:03:39 AM
I got the email too but by that time the paint had already made it to the wall. I got sexy pink for DDs bedroom and she LOVES it! It looks amazing, so vibrant and girly. I'll definitely be buying more to finish her room.



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Posted: 7/27/2009 10:07:59 AM
new grass green and i didn't get it for a wall - i've done lots of little projects with it

i painted a planter with it and then used chalkboard paint to paint a splash on the front and wrote the name of the plant on the front

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Posted: 7/27/2009 10:15:35 AM
How did you guys get the paint samples?

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Posted: 7/27/2009 10:26:33 AM
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Posted: 7/27/2009 10:30:30 AM
I painted a wall in the master bathroom. The color is steel blue. Now I just need to get all the other walls done!



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Posted: 7/27/2009 10:37:39 AM
I got mine, but it's sitting unopened right now. I need to paint my kitchen first. I'm planning to use it to paint a hallway.



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Posted: 7/27/2009 10:38:57 AM
I got a shade of purple and just used it yesterday. My daughter has a tall skinny 7 drawer dresser that had all been painted white except the drawer fronts for a couple years so we painted those fronts and then the frame on a door mirror and the frame on a corkboard I had in the basement to add to her room.

I didn't hardly put a dent in that can of paint, not sure what else I'll do with it.

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Posted: 7/27/2009 10:51:11 AM
I got the email. I haven't painted yet. I don't remember the name of the paint I picked...I'm going to use it in my hall bathroom - which is currently Dutchboy Goldenrod (or as DH says "harvest gold"


How did you guys get the paint samples?
big promotion recently (June I think).

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Posted: 7/27/2009 11:03:16 AM
I got true turqouise to use in my laundry room.

My mom ordered hers after mine, but got it more than a week before I got mine. Hers was wrapped in bubble wrap with no plastic ring and some of the paint had spilled out of the can, but was contained by the bubble wrap. When she called customer service, she was told that they were getting a lot of calls about paint spills. I assume the plastic ring/email went out with the second wave of orders to fix the situation.

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Posted: 7/27/2009 11:08:16 AM
I painted our office Frosted Pine yesterday - love it. Only wish I would have ordered an extra quart for my mom or something - I barely had enough.

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Posted: 7/27/2009 11:09:51 AM
I got "Soothing Lavendar" and I haven't painted with it YET. I think it's actually going to be one wall of the sewing room at the ballet school. We get tired of starting at the white wall behind our sewing machines.


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Posted: 7/27/2009 11:31:06 AM
I got black. I love black. I haven't opened the can yet though.



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Posted: 7/27/2009 11:43:51 AM
Wow, I haven't received mine yet......




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Posted: 7/27/2009 12:18:09 PM
I got Robin's Egg Blue and my mom got Buttercup, I am going to use them to paint a quilt block on the side of her outbuilding.


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Posted: 7/27/2009 12:20:31 PM
Scrapnchick, the sample is INTERIOR eggshell finish, please don't waste your time doing a pattern on the EXTERIOR of a building. The paint will fail in no time at all.


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Posted: 7/27/2009 12:50:00 PM
We haven't gotten our can yet! Maybe they know dh used to work for Ralph Lauren. LOL



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Posted: 7/27/2009 1:17:20 PM
So how large of a room will that quart cover?

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Posted: 7/27/2009 1:22:09 PM
i got linen white and mom got olive oil (which is a yellow with a tinge of green to it) for me.

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Posted: 7/27/2009 1:28:43 PM
Lily, a quart of paint typically covers 80-100 square feet of wall per coat. The other variable is how thirsty the wall is.


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Posted: 7/27/2009 1:31:21 PM
I got Prairie Sage, but haven't cracked it open yet. I want to redo the bedroom, but haven't made up my mind what shade of green it'll be.



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Posted: 7/27/2009 1:37:33 PM
I got both of mine a while ago. I did spanish olive in the living room, one wall and one wall in the kitchen. It kind of all flows together. I had to go buy a gallon for both walls because the sample basically just did the trimming. Also the color soaked in and I had to do two coats. But the color is what I was wanting.



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Posted: 7/27/2009 2:20:52 PM
I got Red Delicious and Saturday I painted an accent wall in my kitchen. I love it!

I had to paint 5 coats because I didn't know I should have used a primer first. (I am a painting novice) I used all of the sample and bought a gallon to finish the job.

I will post a picture tonight. I really like how it turned out.





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Posted: 7/27/2009 3:21:07 PM
I got Granny Smith apple, and painted the wall above my kitchen cabinets. Looks really cute!

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Posted: 7/27/2009 3:28:30 PM
I haven't used mine yet. I cheated and ordered two. I have a light bluish-green and a deep brown.

I used the same brand of paint for my kitchen though this weekend. I did my whole kitchen with only one gallon which surprised me. Photos in my blog today and tomorrow. I used Whispering Wheat.


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Posted: 7/27/2009 4:00:45 PM
I got Pure Periwinkle and I started painting my mudroom. It's a huge improvement.

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Posted: 7/27/2009 4:08:48 PM
I got the steel blue too! Thanks for posting the pics.
I love the color. I think we're going to do one wall in my ds's room this weekend.

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I got True Turquoise but I haven't painted anything yet. I'm waiting until we move next month.


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Posted: 7/27/2009 4:29:59 PM
I haven't rec'd mine yet

I ordered Spring Green (I think that's the name), I want to paint a wall in DSs bdrm.


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Posted: 7/27/2009 4:53:28 PM
I got ballet slipper pink for dd's room. Just waiting for a chance when we will be away from home for the night so we don't have to smell the fumes-I hate fumes!!


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Posted: 7/27/2009 10:45:06 PM
We received ours last week. The color we got is eggshell the paint is still in the box it came in we haven't even opened it up yet.



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I got Antique Silver but haven't started painting the laundry room yet.

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Posted: 7/28/2009 7:53:58 AM
I got the Cool Cobalt - was going to use it to paint a wall in my bedroom, but its not really the color I thought it would be - its not a true blue, its more bright and glaring...but I think I'll use it to paint my tv stand in there instead. It was a cool giveaway! Thanks to whomever posted it!


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