This post is in collaboration with BEHR Paint®.
The first year we lived in our home, we hosted Thanksgiving, and it was one of our most memorable holidays to date, bringing us a good laugh every time we think about it. We had just finished the drywall repair throughout the entire first floor, not a single wall had been painted (patchy pumpkin walls as far as the eye could see!), our furnace was on the fritz, and we were without water for half the day (due to a morning plumbing fiasco). At the time, it felt disastrous (although looking back, the comedy of errors was more hilarious than anything), but by the end of the day, having all of our friends dining around a freshly DIY-ed table in our new home made our hearts sing. We’ll never forget it.
Since then, our in-town ‘family‘ has grown, and the hosting duty was passed along to our friend with a large studio space. A few weeks ago, she sent out the annual Friendsgiving email, asking for that final headcount of who’s in (us!) and who’s out (no one; all of us are always in!) for a big, lounge-y, lazy Thanksgiving meal. It reminded us that the holidays are officially upon us (hooray, I live for this!), and it also gave us a good little kick to complete a handful of loose patio projects before the weather turns to snow.
All this to say, when BEHR Paint® reached out and asked us to take part in their holiday #BEHRBox challenge, we couldn’t agree fast enough. As a part of the challenge, they sent us a mystery box, and using at least 3 items from the box, we’ll need to create a last minute DIY project to prepare our home before guests arrive – and we’ll have one week to do it. Although we won’t be hosting Thanksgiving Day, we have been hosting a rotating crew of friends and family, and the guest room calendar fills up quickly at this time of year! The #BEHRBox was mailed to us last week, and we filmed our reaction to the reveal of what was inside:
BEHR Paint® just announced their Color Currents 2017, a palette of 20 limited edition new colors. Our box contained colors from the Composed Palette (our favorite of the 3!), including Silent Sands, Wanderlust and Shades On. Also included? Brushes, blue tape, sandpaper and a crafting sponge. (Pssst – Jack has always been our curious buddy, but did anyone spot the CC?)
Flipping through the Color Current swatch book has us debating this color versus that (depending on the type of projects floating around our noodles), although you know our favorites are any variation of their gray, blush and navy hues. Everything’s Rosy, Shades On and In the Woods could all blend seamlessly right into our home! Be sure to check out all of their limited edition colors – they’re good (and available for mixing at your Home Depot!).
Next week, we’ll share our TBD project as a part of the #BEHRBox Challenge, and while we hunker down and hash out those details, BEHR® wants to help you with your last minute holiday to-dos, too. So together with BEHR®, we’ll be giving away a $100 Home Depot® gift card to get started on those projects of your own! Using the Rafflecopter widget below, enter as many ways as you’d like. This giveaway is eligible for those in the United States and runs through Friday, October 28th until 5pm CST. The winner will be announced within this post and contacted directly. Good luck and happy entering!
This post and #BEHRBox challenge is in collaboration with Behr Paint. As always, thank you for supporting those that allow us to DIY our little hearts out.
I am loving those colors! #BEHRBOX
That’s My Lime might have a date with my guest room. #BEHRBOX
I would pick the comfortable palette for my own home. #BEHRBox
#behrbox I’m loving Shades On and Silent Sands.
Excited to see what you do! I’m liking the polished square and shades on #behrbox
#behrbox I love shades on
I might need to think of something to use the Jade Dragon on. Maybe Artful Magenta as well. #behrbox
I’m liking silent sands. We are moving in a month so lots of painting is in our future #BEHRbox
Ohh I love all of these ..favorite is Wanderlust! #BEHRbox
I love the Everything’s Rosy. #BEHRbox
Their new color palette is modern and refreshing! #BEHRbox
#BEHRBox Need to pain a birdhouse
I cannot wait to see what you guys come up with #BEHRbox
I love the confident palette, especially “Hot and Spicy”! #BEHRbox
Love the Laid Back Gray!
This is so fun! Great job by the BEHR team #BEHRBox. My favorite is Shades On, but I also raelly love the Artful Magenta, Hot and Spicy and laid back gray. And Wanderlust, and in the woods… and midnight show… ok I like a lot of them…
I agree, such a fun campaign! And yeah, so many of the colors are killing it.
OoooOOoo! Should I keep my downstairs hallway moody with Wonderlust or go ultra fem with Everything’s Rosy?! Tough choices. #BEHRbox
I am so in love with Everything’s Rosy!
can’t wait to see what you guys come up with!
Love the bold color of Wanderlust!! And, I am drawn to Artful Magenta — May need to pick some up to do an accent wall or the inside of the closet in my daughter’s room. #BEHRbox
Definitely a fan of the Composed palette. #BEHRBox
P.S. Loved the video! It put a smile on my face before 7 am, which is no small accomplishment. More, please!
Aw, thanks, Missy! Trying to get over our nerves of being in front of the camera. :p
In the Woods would look great in our newly wallpaper-free guest room! #BEHRbox
can’t wait to see what you guys decide!
I would love to use polished aqua for my closet #BEHRBox
I love the #BehrBox Comfortable Pallette. The colors are still invigorating but light enough that they would brighten some of the rooms in my home that dont get much natural sunlight. I espeically love Peek a blue and lifes a peach!
Shades On would be gorgeous in my bedroom, and Close Knit and Midnight Show are also beautiful. I love the entire palette! #BEHRBOX
Right?! It’s all so good.
Pretty! I love them all.
Looks like there may be a word missing in the first sentence. Probably “Thanksgiving”?
Ah, thank you!
I love the entire comfortable collection, but have to use the Life Is A Peach. Such a pretty color!!!
looks like an interesting project. the colors are pretty.
We’re gearing up to complete a few DIY projects at home before the holidays, and the Wanderlust color included in the #BEHRBox would be the perfect choice for our bar! Can’t wait to see what y’all create!
I love the Composed pallette.Wanderlust is calling to me! #BEHRBOX
In love with Comfortable Palette! So warm and inviting! #BEHRBox
Always looking forward to what else you two will do next in your home <3
I would choose Shades On T17-10 color palette.
Love the colors!
Gorgeous colors–I love shades on and wanderlust. Excited to see what you guys do! #BEHRbox
I’m loving the Composed palette! #BEHRBox
So excited to see what you guys come up with project wise using your #BEHRBox. This time of year always makes me want to get my house projects finished also. Having Home Depot install insulation next week since our old house had barely any in the attic! That gift card would definitely be put to good use!
The Composed Color palette is speaking to me the most since autumn and winter are all about those deeper cozier colors.
I’m thinking the Hot & Spicy might work for my guest bed. I’ve been looking for a warmer tone for that space. Excited to see what you guys come up with for the project! #BEHRbox
Also, I think I saw a CC shaped lump in the sunbeam. Never would have guessed! :)
Unsurprising for me, I love Shades On, all grey, all the time, please.
Very cute stuff! Love it!
The Rafflecopter widget isn’t working on my computer, but hopefully I can get it to work. Usually leaving a comment is one way to enter, so I figured I’d get on that!
We need to paint some night stands I bought off of CL. I think Shades On would be a perfect color, especially since we’re putting them in a room that is primarily grey with accents of neon green (it works. seriously.).
Thanks for the heads up, should be working now! Make sure to go through the Rafflecopter and confirm that you’ve entered. :)
Also, I NEED to see this grey/green room!
I will take a photo of it and tag you on IG (@interrobanged). It’s really fun, probably my favorite room in the house!
#BEHRBox Love the Comfortable Palette.
Getting the fall itch to paint some rooms! Love the new colors. #BEHRBox
That is pretty much the pallet of my current home!
Ooh, the Composed palette is great, but I also love Midnight Show in the Confident palette. Can’t wait to see what y’all do with your #BEHRBox!
Excited to see what you create! #behrbox
The new colors are awesome. Hope I win.
Forgot to #BEHRBox
LOVE Shades On!
LOVE Shades On! #BEHRBox
I love all of these colors! I am seriously lusting after wanderlust :)
I need to find somewhere to use “Everything’s Rosy”! #BEHRBox
Loving the new colors. #BEHRBox
Love them all!!! #BEHRBox
My husband and I just bought a house and are painting nearly every room. The close knit color would look great in our master bath! #BEHRbox
#BEHRBox I could use that gift card to give my front entry a facelift with new paint on the door and a keyless entry.
I would use Laid Back on my walls in the living room. I’ve been wanting to lighten up with a soft gray in that room for awhile now! #BEHRbox
‘Life is a Peach’ would be the perfect color for my dream closet that I’m always mentally designing. #BEHRBox
I would love to give our master bedroom a fresh coat of paint! I loved seeing you open the #BEHRBox. The Composed Palette is so calm and soothing!
I think I would try sepia filter in my house #BehrBox
I really love that compose palate, especially the magenta color. It’s hard/brave to use that as an all-over color, but there is a recessed nook in my office that might take it very well… I’m gonna go check out HD this weekend and sample the color.
#BEHRBOX – I think I’d use Shades On for our master bath!
So fun! Love painting! #BEHRBox
Close knit Gray might be the perfect gray! #BEHRBox
My guest bathroom could use some Comfortable Palette paint love before the holidays! #BEHRBox
So fun! #BEHRBox
Have been crushing on blush tones of late and Silent Sands is lovely. Can’t wait to see how unconventional ‘holiday’ colors will be used! #BEHRBox
The Comfortable looks great
Gorgeous colors! Cant wait to see what you do. #BEHRBOX
Those colors are perfection! I can’t wait until our house is ready for paint! #BERHBox
My next project before the holidays is refurbishing some bentwood chairs! #BEHRBox
I’m totally digging Close knit and midnight show! Cant wait to see your reveal!
My wife and I only use BEHR paints. We typically get Benjamin Moore colors matched. I think there is definitely some need to use Close Knit, Jade Dragon and Laid Back Gray into some of our upcoming DIY projects! #BEHRBox
#Behrbox! I love the composed pallet, bright and fun, but not TOOOO bright an fun you know?
We just moved into our first house (eek!) and are slammed with trying to finish up projects. I have a practical question for you: do you like BEHR paint when compared to other major brands? (I realize this is a sponsored post but I’ve been following your blog for forever and trust your opinion!) We’ve had the best luck with Pittsburgh Paint Paramount and hated Valspar. #BEHRBOX
Hi, Emmy! BEHR is for sure one of our favorite brands to use! We used BEHR (Pale Bud) in our entire studio, and every last bit of trim molding and all of our interior doors are painted using Ultra Pure White (untinted off the shelf!) in semi-gloss BEHR Marquee. We have a gallon of it in our workshop at all times for new projects and to touch up any scuffs over the years. :D
Behr has ALWAYS been our go-to paint. I’ve never been disappointed! Loving all these new colors. Go #BEHRBox
I’m really feeling the Composed Palette –maybe with a few of the more muted Confident Palette colors for painting accent furniture #BEHRBox
I can’t wait to see what you decide! (I like Shades On) #Behrbox
Oh wanderlust is pretty much what we’ve got going on in my living room. Love it. Can’t wait to see what you guys come up with
I love Wanderlust, but I’m thinking Close Knit would be perfect for our dining room! #BEHRbox
I absolutely love these paint colors!
I would use Everything’s Rosy or Lifes a Peach in our daughters room… so comfortable palette for sure! #BEHRBox
#behrbox Love all the colors
I love wanderlust!!!
I am loving the Composed Palette from the Color Currents 2017! #BEHRBox
I’m loving wanderlust!! #BEHRBox
So excited to see what you do with the #BEHRbox!
I love all these colors! Can’t wait to see what you make! #BEHRBox
So many great new colors. I can’t wait to see what you guys create!
I’m all about that comfortable palette. I mean, GREY for life.
Can’t wait to see what you do! #BEHRBox
YES YES YES I LOVE PAINT #BEHRBox
Oooh, Wanderlust reminds me of Hague Blue (which I totally used your front door as inspiration for my front door)! So pretty. #BEHRBox
Definitely Composed Palette. I love the earthiness to it
That grey is gorgeous! But mostly I found it hilarious that they tied two wooden crates together and stuffed it with paper…for a tiny shoe box. #BEHRBox
Haha, it was all a part of the allure!
I can’t wait to see what you all come up with!
Yes please! Wanderlust would look incredible in my guest bedroom! #BEHRBox
love this idea #BEHRBox
I can’t wait to see what you two come up with. Don’t forget, the crates are fair game too. ;) thanks for the chance! #BEHRBOX
Thanks for the chance to win — I’ve got projects galore to get done :) #BEHRBox
#BEHRBox Can’t wait to see what you both create!!
Funny. I’ve been slowly doing our new house in the composed palette just naturally! #behrbox
Can’t wait to see your finished project! Also, Friendsgiving is the best :)
What a cool idea!
I love that grey, right before the black, in the fan deck! I’m forever on the hunt, and never pulling the trigger, on the perfect neutral grey. #BEHRBox
I love the Comfortable Palette #BEHRBox! I already have accessories for blue and yellow, this gives me more ideas of what to add! The Peek a Blue is so pretty!
Those colors are on point! #BEHRBox
Can’t wait to see what your going to build!
I just picked up this color palette book yesterday from HD!
love the comfortable palette!
Very cool #BEHRBox
#BEHRbox colors are great!
Can’t wait to see what project y’all come up with! I’m hoping the grey color paint makes the cut. :)
I need to paint my guest bathroom so badly! #BEHRBox
#BEHRBox my favorite is the Comfortable Palette
Wanderlust! That color is and always will be my jam. Approximately 25% of my wardrobe is right around there.
I’m excited to see what you come up with! I also love the cameos of Jack and CC in your blog posts :)
I love these colors! #BEHRBox
Love those colors. Excited to see what you guys made!
Those new paint colors look great!
Those new paint colors in the #BehrBox look great!
#BEHRbox – Those colors are great. Very excited to see what you make!
We’re using this Colorado Indian summer to do some painting we’ve had planed since we bought the house 2 years ago, also dig that grey and teal, you know Hailey loves teal
Just took a look at the colors and wow, it’s uncanny how the Composed Palette closely mirrors the wall colors in my home- four of them closely resemble paint I’ve used. I’ve been looking for a nice wine color for our foyer as well, looks like Artful Magenta could be a good option there, thanks for sharing!
It’s like the DIY version of Chopped, I love it! And can’t wait to see you what you guys come up with. $100 to Home Depot would definitely come in handy in our near future! :)
Oops, the #BEHRbox is a lot like the DIY version of Chopped … should’ve fully read the directions first, haha.
I need to repraint a couple of rooms in our house. I will be looking at their colors to choose from. Thanks
What a great color palette! #behrbox
Cant wait to see what you create with the crate!
We hosting Christmas in our “new” home. We have a million projects to do including refinishing the original floors from 1951 and repainting every inch. We’re hoping that with great food and A LOT of wine the family won’t notice all of the rough spots! #BEHRbox
Love the turquoise!
I’d use the Comfortable Palette in my home #BEHRBox
I can’t wait to see what y’all create!
#BEHRBox jade dragon and hot and spicy
I totally want to paint a room hella dark. Like. A library! #BEHRBox
I want to be brave enough to try Wanderlust! #BEHRBox
oops – wanted to include In the Woods #behrbox
I’m in love with the Comfortable Palette, that Peek-A-Blue is gorgeous. #BEHRBox
Love the colors you got! #BEHRbox
You guys are so cute!! Can’t wait to see what you come up with.
#BEHRBox I love the composed palette!
I love the wanderlust color for a bold project! Excited to see what you come up with! #behrbox
Midnight show is pretty nice #behrbox
Ah, I love these colors! I just started painting some dressers a deep olive green but nowwww I wanna try and talk my husband into a blush for the dressers. Not sure if he’d agree to it since we just painted our front door pepto bismol pink :)
Everything’s Rosy is the perfect blush! OR Life’s a Peach! But olive green is also good… decisions, decisions…
This is an exciting challenge. Not sure what I would DIY with that but love the colours.
#BEHRbox I’m drawn to the Composed palette. Love the rich tones
Loving Midnight Show and Fired Up! #BEHRBox
I love in the woods! #BEHRBox
This is cool, I can’t wait to see what you’ll do. Are the crates a part of the challenge?
They can be, but they don’t have to be! We considered using the crates, but we nixed that for another idea. We’ll likely pass the crates along to a friend. :)
I would pick silent shades #BEHRBox
#behrbox love the blush pink
What a fun challenge!
#BEHRBox looks like a fun challenge! Can’t wait to see what y’all do!
Pick me! Pick me!
I’m excited to see what you guys come up with! #BEHRBox
excited to see what you guys come up! #BEHRBox
Can’t wait to see what you do with this! And I totally watched the video twice to play “spot the CC” since I didn’t catch her cameo the first time. She’s. So. Cute.
We love that girl to pieces.
I love Behr paints, can’t wait to see what you make! #BEHRBox
Great Colors! #BEHRBox
I would use the Composed Palette. #BEHRBox
Can’t wait to see what you do with your #BEHRBox!
All of the palettes are lovely but the Comfortable Palette would work best in my home.
Loving that composed palette + everything’s rosy! I might need to paint something pink soon… #BEHRBox
tough call between the comfortable and composed palettes. i would say the composed wins out by a hair. #BEHRbox
I am so excited…I LOVE Behr paint colors!
I’m still in the process of painting our new house and the master suite is next. We’re painting the walls a medium grey with one dark blue accent wall, but I really want to make our closet a bit girly and artful magenta & everything’s rosy fit the bill perfectly! #BEHRBox
Loving all those colors and curious to see what you do with the #BEHRBox.
maybe you can paint the crate? :) #behrbox
I love the box your supplies came in! For our house, the Confident color current would fit best. #BEHRBox
Painting our living room this weekend. #BEHRBox
#BEHRBox – I definitely love the composed pallet. Especially those dark and moody greens.
Are you making something for your patio before the winter hiatus? The #BEHRbox would make a great Christmas gift just by itself. Think they will be available?
We were hoping to stain and paint the patio stairs, but we’ve been out of town every nice weekend! We’re running out of time…
The #BEHRBox isn’t available to buy (it’s just a part of the challenge), but a care package with these or similar supplies WOULD make a great gift!
So excited to see what’s in the #behrbox!
Can’t wait to see how it turns out! #BEHRBox
My favorite colors for my home are semi-precious, agave plant and cappuccino froth.
I love these colors. We have a room in our basement is needing a fresh coat of paint and I think these are the perfect inspiration.
I like the confident nature palette with silent sand and gold hearted.
I love the composed palette #BEHRBox
thanks for the great give-away. i love behr paint; aged beige is one of my favorite neutrals. #BehrBox
The thought of limited edition colors is both exciting and nerve wracking. I love the idea of something available for just a short time but what happens if I love it and can’t get it again a few years from now?! Ahh!
I’d choose the Composed Palette because I love Artful Magenta! #BEHRBox
can’t wait to see what you guys do! Loving that Wanderlust! #behrbox
So fun! I was thinking the items in the box would be more specific, so it’s fun that they are so versatile. That would leave it too open for me to decide, but I’m sure y’all will be great!
Right?! We were so nervous the box might’ve had styrofoam balls or other crafty odds ‘n ends – thank goodness! So much possibility, and not much time to figure it out…
I tend toward the Composed colors, but would definitely like some of the Confident Palette for my boys’ room. #BEHRBox
Love Wanderlust and Artful Magenta–perfect for a dining room or den area! The whole Composed Palette is gorgeous! #BEHRbox
My favorite #BehrBox color is the midnight blue. We used a similar shade inour kitchen over the summer.
I really love the Composed Palette #BEHRBox
It looks fun! Maybe a tinge of brass or gold? #festive #warm #BEHRBox
Also, I love the Composed palette. I have a color similar to Wanderlust in our bathroom. It’s gorgeous!
#BEHRBox midnight blue is what i like there all pretty though
#BEHRBox midnight show sorry bout that
I’m looking for a color change. Maybe this will get me started.
I like the Comfortable Palette. #BEHRBox
wow–lots of comments! Your blog is the best! it is the go-to site when I have a project to start, or finish! in my own old house. Thanks for your very careful explanations! I got my shower area tiled with your help (and my brother’s who drove out from CO to give me a hand)! this #BEHRBox contest will certainly bring you lots more comments!
Can’t wait to see what you did!
#BEHRBox – love the composed palette!
I need some motivation like this! #BEHRBox
Your blog never fails to bring a smile to my face. I love all your ideas – I hope to be able to do similar things in my future home :)
I almost forgot! We have our own CC that I’m sure will be gracing all photos in the future. Minus any with powertools or vacuums, then he’s out of that room like a shot.
So nice of you to say, thank you!
I can’t wait to see your guys project.
I’m getting ready to paint my lower kitchen cabinets and in the woods or wanderlust from the composed palette would be
nice. Although if I could get my husband on board I think life is a peach could be pretty great. #BEHRBox
Life is a peach would be adoooorable as kitchen cabinets!
The wanderlust is my favorite! #BEHRBox
The blush pink would be perfect for my daughter’s nursery!
Love the video!
Thanks for hosting! I hope you do something with the navy!!
I most like the colors in the Comfortable Palette. #BEHRBox
All the colors are gorgeous. Can’t wait to see what you do with them.
Man, this #behrbox looks like so much fun! Can’t wait to see your finished project!!
#BEHRBox I would love to use the Confident Palette. Thanks for the amazing giveaway :)
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how fun! love the #behrbox! i think i like the composed palette the best. i’m digging the darker shades right now!
I love the #BehrBox… can’t wait to refresh a room in my house.
Laid Back Grey would be perfect in my bedroom, my next planned painting project. #BEHRBox
The Composed Palette is giving me inspiration! #BEHRBox
I love the subtle tones of the composed palette. Wanderlust might be my fave. #BEHRBox
yessss, i need this! #BEHRBox… i love midnight show and close knit!
#BEHRBox What a peaceful palette!
#BEHRBox I’m loving peek a blue.
The midnight color is my favorite #BEHRBox
I love wanderlust. Paint always makes a house feel like a home. #BEHRBox
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