5 Reasons You Should Never Choose a Paint Color from a Picture

It’s so great to live in a time when virtually any information or answer we seek is at our fingertips, wherever and whenever we need it. Websites like Houzz, Pinterest, and the like have become vital resources for homeowners planning to renovate or decorate their homes (renters, too!) – as well as design professionals looking for inspiration, sourcing furnishings…

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Moody Hues

Although the “bathed in white” aesthetic (as I like to call it) is still going strong, I have also noticed an emerging trend in quite the opposite direction. Rooms that envelop you with strong, deep, dark colors are providing a visual antidote to all the white-walled light-and-brightness. Yes, even black! I can almost hear painters across…

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How To Paint A Dark Room

Chances are, you have at least one room in your house that is a “dark room” – meaning it lacks sufficient natural light during the day to illuminate the room to your satisfaction. There is something wonderful about a space in which you can leave the lights OFF during the day, and only turn them…

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Going Gray: A Cautionary Tale

Yesterday, I finalized the paint colors for our entire house (the new one under construction), after weeks of agonizing over fan decks, large color chips, fabric swatches, and actual paint on the walls. I won’t bore you with the laundry list of all thirteen colors (fifteen if you count trim and ceiling), all Benjamin Moore, but…

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