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EJ Sooley House, Heart's Delight Newfoundland traditional-kitchen

EJ Sooley House, Heart's Delight Newfoundland

This coastal home was restored for CapeRace Cultural Adventures Eco-Culture Experience travel. Photo by Donna Griffith

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Absolutely love this color and picture, thank you for posting it. I ended up painting my living room this color against white wainscot!!
    Bookmark   March 24, 2013 at 9:49PM
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Did anyone find out how to get this. Odor where CIL isn't available?
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Lily Gahagan added this to Get Inspired by Gingham
A tablecloth in flowering dogwood-yellow perks up the dining table in as little time as it takes to unfold it.
Vanessa Brunner added this to 5 Easy Ways to Summer-ize Your Home
Gingham is a perky pattern that instantly brings afternoon picnics in the park and paper tablecloths at weekend barbecues to mind. Chosen in an unexpected color (rather than the more traditional red and white), it becomes a perfect way to bring summer into your home. This pale yellow would also be adorable used for cushion covers.
Becky Harris added this to Bold Color: Yes You Can!
1. It gets dark very early on winter nights in Newfoundland, so people fight off the blues with, well, really bright blues all over the interior.
Because Newfoundland was an English outport until 1949, most homes have a picture of the queen, a tradition that Sooley and Nisbet have carried on in all of their homes. "It can take about 3-5 years to collect the appropriate furniture and fully outfit the house," Sooley says. Because this home was passed down in their family, the tables, chairs, pictures, dressers and the hutch are original to this house.
Becky Harris added this to Sample Bright Color in the Kitchen
Try it out: In Newfoundland, Canada, winters are long, and it gets dark very early; bright turquoise paint in the kitchen is an antidote to the winter blues.
Lisa Frederick added this to Color Breezes Into Cottage Style
The approach: cottagey furnishings. Despite its bright turquoise walls, this breakfast area reads unmistakably as cottage, thanks to the spindle-back chairs, gingham tablecloth, painted wood floors and old-fashioned sideboard. The trappings are stylistically strong enough to stand up to the unconventional color.
Oversize yellow gingham and two shades of turquoise — think of the water gradually darkening as it deepens — brighten this cottage-style breakfast area.
Becky Dietrich, Interior Designer added this to Turquoise Dreams and Beachy Things
Bright turquoise paint in a kitchen guarantees that winter blues will be banished. Mixing it with yellow and white increases the warm, sunny feel.See more of this cottage

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I love turquoise and yellow!
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aqua and yellow
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This is the wall color of my Kitchen! Keep the color combinations in mind for brightening the space.
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white chairs against the wall color
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tablecloth and chairs
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Turquoise and yellow
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Bright turquoise paint in a kitchen guarantees that winter blues will be banished. Mixing it with yellow and white increases the warm, sunny feel.
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wall with white and yellow
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Love this color combination
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maybe paint the kitchen to "match" the tile accent, will open up and brighten the room
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Similar chairs to ours
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CapeRace Cultural AdventuresSave to IdeabookEmail Photo The approach: cottagey furnishings. Despite its bright turquoise walls, this breakfast area reads unmistakably as cottage, thanks to the spindle-back chairs, gingham tablecloth, painted wood floors and old-fashioned sideboard. The trappings are stylistically strong enough to stand up to the unconventional color.
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wall and door color
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Yellow turquoise
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blue & yellow accents?
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Colourful cottage style
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Small but wide enough table
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reminds me of places I've been
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small square table-refinished
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chairs for buffet table
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turquoise with yellow and natural wood
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door same color as wall
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moms door
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Love this as guest house
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Bathroom color scheme
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Mix and match furniture. Colors and Linen tablecloth.
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kitchen and chairs
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cabinet wood colour
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Blue and yellow. Bright and sunny!
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I am thinking it might not be a bad idea to paint the kitchen and dining room blue. I'm tired of "drunk tank" pink.
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Kitchen colors
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turquiose wall
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Yellow and blue!
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cute and cheap!
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Kitchen alternative
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Because Newfoundland was an English outport until 1949, most homes have a picture of the queen, a tradition that Sooley and Nisbet have carried on in all of their homes.
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love the colors
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the combination of yellow and turquoise is good.
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teal walls would look good with yellow and white gingham curtains
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my chair luv. ;)
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Like turquoise color, but maybe in bathroom
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Lighter option for Ethan - BM Mexicali Turquoise
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Pretty color like the door
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door trim, colors, floor
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cottage style
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old style
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Blue door..
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wall color
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Good turquoise
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Two shades of torquiose
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this is so cheerful!
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Color combo
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Simple, colorful and welcoming here.
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painted floor
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Walls and doors coloured with white trim
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paint color?
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Babies room
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Oh, snap, hello new tablecloth for my kitchen. This and some white paint are on my shopping list now.
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picture of queen side board
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More turquoise blue
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how sweet is that little table
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