It's quite a dark room with a window at the side of the house and last time I decided to go with that and used a rust sort of colour on two of the walls and yellow on the other two. This time I'm opting for light and space - as it says on the tin.
'You realise this is almost twice as expensive as other emulsions,' Husband said when we went shopping.
'Yes, but it's got twice as many little bright things in it to make the room seem light.'
'You've bought the hype you mean?'
'No, it must be true or they couldn't say it.'
I chose Morning Light and Nordic Spa and planned on doing one wall in the greeny colour and three in the yellowy. Except ...
Husband came downstairs after applying one coat of Morning Light. 'That is very expensive white emulsion you chose,' he said.
'It's not white,' I said. Then I went upstairs to check it out. 'Oh. It is quite white, isn't it?'
Later I raised the subject again. 'It needs another coat so perhaps we should buy a darker colour?'
'Which means,' Husband pointed out, 'that we bought incredibly expensive undercoat.'
But look: it doesn't look white here, does it?