Family Room Board and Batten

I am so excited to share our finished board and batten with you! And for many reasons.
DH worked so hard on it all weekend and then got a call from his sister that his dad was very ill. He left first thing the next morning.  He had managed to finish all the wood-work before he left, but we hadn’t chosen or finished the paint or begun any of the clean-up.  {Huge TV in the middle of the room, nail gun box used as a coffee table, 2 caulking light sabers guns, 2 toy boxes tool boxes full of fun stuff, every paint item we own…..etc. etc…..are laying around the family room, not to mention all of the furniture in the middle of the room.}We’ve been planning this project for 2 years. And it’s on our list of House Goals for 2011 {finishing this actually accomplishes TWO items on our list!}  So during this difficult time for my husband, the least I could do is finish before he gets home.  So babe, it’s FINISHED!  And I love you!Before:
The on-going paint choice dilemma!
I think I own every Benjamin Moore swatch in the blue/gray family.
I narrowed it down to four:
And then narrowed down to two: Sweet Innocence and Gray Timberwolf.  I went to the paint store for the 15th time this week to get one of those two or a slight variation of one of them.  I was SURE! 
You know what I came home with, NONE of the above. 
With further ado, our finished board and batten:
You can see the window trim {above} DH did a while back, all with this board and batten project in mind.IMG_1872
So what DID I end up with?  Benjamin Moore Nimbus Gray {on the wall} and Benjamin Moore Chantilly Lace {on the board and batten}. 
I love it!  I hope you do, too, honey. xo

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