Best Light Blues

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BEST LIGHT BLUES My most – read posts have overwhelmingly been those concerning blue paint colors ( in April / May, 2011) . Two years later seems like a good time to check in again and see where blues are headed today. Let’s begin with pale blue. With all of the bold, crazy color out […]

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Power Neutrals White

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Power Neutrals: WHITE interior by joseph minton, paint color unknown What’s the best white paint color — for YOU ? Here are the most – requested, top – selling white – neutral paint colors . . . and the closest you’ll come to ” fail – safe ” and ” fool – proof ” color! […]

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More Mint

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More Mint ! Since posting “Mint is the new green,“ last month, I’m seeing more and more mint green — everywhere! Not all of these (shown) are true mint greens. Some contain too much gray … blue … or brown … to really be mint green. How can you tell it’s mint ? It’s easier […]

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For the Love of: Black Rooms

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for the love of: Black Rooms Black rooms continue to dominate the design world these days ! Whether it’s black wallpaper, paint, lacquer, or a combination, black rooms are everywhere ! What’s so great about them ? Designers swear by black as a great neutral…against which any color, not to mention artwork, looks fantastic. Words […]

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What Are Some Great Neutral Colors

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“What are some great neutral paint colors?” The beauty of a neutral palette is a perfect backdrop for almost any artwork and accessories. And as these are less of a commitment than paint color, it’s easier to exchange them for for something else. If you like pale walls that aren‘t white , a light neutral […]

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More Great Paint Colors For Your Bedroom

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Great Paint Colors for Your Bedroom! Everyone wants something special in terms of color in their bedroom. Be it a neutral, a light or a dark, warm or cool color, it’s important! (above paint color unknown) Benjamin Moore “BLANCHED CORAL” 886 “It’s a pale, pale, pale, almost fleshy pink, but on the pink side rather […]

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Soothing Paint Colors for Bedroom

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Soothing Paint Colors for the Bedroom Let’s  begin  with  our  objective :   R   and   R ! ! Your  bedroom  is  a  sanctuary  and  an  escape  from  everyday  life.   Why  not  make  it  as  peaceful  and  calming   a   space   as   possible ? If  you  like  to  retreat  to  your  bedroom  with a good book in your free time […]

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The Best-Selling White Paint Colors

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WHITES: The Best-Selling White Paint Colors Let’s take a look at the best selling white paint colors, courtesy of  House Beautiful magazine.  What MAKES THEM THE BEST SELLERS?  What makes them work better than the other hundreds (thousands!) of white paint colors?   FARROW  and   BALL     “POINTING”     2003 “Pointing is our number-one […]

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More Of Best Green Paint Colors

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More of the Best Green Paint Colors! There’s been such positive response my post, “The Best Green Paint Colors,“ that I decided to check into GREEN further than just the brights and neons. After all, these are fun….but not everyone wants to commit to that level of color intensity. Let‘s look into some softer, more […]

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Whites Designers Favorite White Paint

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WHITES: Designers’ Favorite White Paint Colors As a companion post to WHITES: The Best-Selling White Paint Colors, let’s take a look at the white paints DESIGNERS prefer! Farrow and Ball “STRONG WHITE” 2001 “If you have a wall with a bow in it or a floor that has settled, this will make an old room […]

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