Stained Deck Project Before & After

November 4, 2014

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I just love when my online clients send me after photos to share. Thank you Marsha! I have worked with Marsha on many paint and decorating projects, interior and exterior, in her home the last couple of years. We did a project last year where I helped Marsha choose a new paint color for her front door and accessories for a beautiful new entry:

marsha door

Her latest project was fixing up the back and transforming the deck. She asked if I would help choose a stain color that would work well with the siding:

marsha deck

At first, she asked for a brown color suggestion that you typically see on decks. But I told her I would try a paint color with a little more personality. I had given her a few sample colors to try and Martha and her husband decided Benjamin Moore Sparrow AF-720 was the winner! I also suggested using the Sparrow for the door and windows to bring it all together.

Here is the after:

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So pretty! Amazing transformation. Here was the deck in the beginning:

marshabeforedeck

During:

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And the completed deck project:

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What a huge difference! The deck looks more updated and the space they have now is amazing! Don’t you think they did a great job? Love it!

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Update: Connie asked about the stain and Marsha wrote this:

“I just read your blog. You did a wonderful presentation of our deck re-do! We are very happy with the paint color choice. You were spot on when you suggested the Sparrow. The Benjamin Moore product that we used is called:
ARBORCOAT Solid Deck and Siding Stain (640)

It is available in any BM color.

If you need help selecting paint colors for your home, contact me today.

3 comments

  1. Very nice! They painted the deck? Or did they do a custom mix stain? Just wondering….. Either way, it’s gorgeous.

    • Connie Marsha just wrote me this:
      “I just read your blog. You did a wonderful presentation of our deck re-do! We are very happy with the paint color choice. You were spot on when you suggested the Sparrow. The Benjamin Moore product that we used is called:
      ARBORCOAT Solid Deck and Siding Stain (640)

      It is available in any BM color.

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