It started in the “garage” of the French village house (or rather, the “atelier” now, if you don’t mind) around the door frames-left
I tried to paint it out-right.
On no, it wasn’t having any of that covering up lark and still glows through in a good light.
It creeps insiduously up the second staircase and lies in thick layers on the bedroom windows
It overwhelms the soft, matte “Bleu lavande” we picked for the shutters which is, of course now discontinued ….HA…the story of my renovating life- see link below https://coteetcampagne.wordpress.com/2013/11/03/episode-11-double-trouble/
I like this blue in principal, but this tin of bright, brassy, treacle thick, high gloss, laced with what looks like gloopy shellac varnish and slapped on with a yardbrush seems to have crept around the house like fungus.
According to this useful chart from
http://www.letoileauxsecrets.fr/couleurs/couleurs-bleu.html , it’s French name is “Bleu Toile” , and in English “Dodger blue”.
So, if you are standing in the shop or poring over paint charts straining your brain trying to decide on critical wall and woodwork colours, you now know what this inherited one looks like everywhere.
I like colour, but I have slightly subtler, matter shades in mind for the French house and will use it sparingly and a bit differently