Do you paint your doors and moldings bright white because of the crisp contrast it provides? That works well with the most current color trends, but what if your home is painted, and furnished, in soft earth tones? Have you visited a paint store lately and taken inventory of the vast array of … [Read more...] about White, or Off White, Doors & Moldings?
Selecting & Using Color
Some say stained doors and moldings are as easy to pair with color as your favorite pair of blue jeans. I say, au contraire! You've may have heard that wood doors, moldings, and floors work with any paint color. Yet, intuitively you know that isn't the case. Or, maybe you've already painted … [Read more...] about Stained Doors, Moldings & Floors
Incorporating teal into your color scheme doesn't necessarily have to bold. Why This Color Works Without Being Overpowering Benjamin Moore’s Caribbean Teal 2123-20 has been a favorite of mine for years. I’ve personally used it on my own “unremarkable” flat panel front door with fabulous … [Read more...] about The Tale of Teal
Do you think using tints and shades of one color is boring? Think again! Just One Color? Monochromatic color schemes frequently lend an air of sophistication to a space, and this dining room is no exception. Yet, one person’s cup of tea may be another person’s misery. Case in point, I’ve … [Read more...] about Monochromatic Color Schemes
Being outdoors and witnessing the sun take its journey through the sky is one of life's great pleasures. That is, until its natural light negatively affects our paint color... Ever Changing Natural Light The way that natural light brings color to life is … [Read more...] about Life Giving Light, Natural Light
Once thought of as strictly feminine, violet now shines as a gender neutral color! For years, the color purple has been strongly associated with femininity, but no more. Benjamin Moore’s Tempest AF-590, a gorgeous gray based violet, turns that color gender notion on its … [Read more...] about Violet