Posts Tagged ‘paint colors’

April 15th, 2013 No Comments

this week’s color palette: inspired by lilacs

This week’s color palette was inspired by our floral contributor, Michael George, and his garden in upstate NY (His arrangement on his table shown below). Once Lilacs are done flowering you should snip the blooms off. Then keep watering and fertilize so that each spring you will have very fragrant blooms.¬†Lilacs need a period of cold to bloom. So if you live in a locale that is warm all year, you should stop watering after September to force it into dormancy. Note: As we do every week with our color palettes, the names and numbers above are from Benjamin Moore … Read more

August 16th, 2012 No Comments

Succulent inspired paint colors

Here are some suggested paint colors from Benjamin Moore pulled from our inspirational succulent color palette this week. Deep Teals look fantastic in dining rooms and studies. Faded green-grays you find in succulents are wonderful for kitchen cabinet colors, living spaces that have a lot of sunlight or restful bedrooms. Blue-greens also work well in living spaces, bedrooms and especially baths.

June 28th, 2012 No Comments

create your own ocean inspired space: a glossary of 22 of the most recommended sea blue paints

This is one of my favorite inspirational photos of a bathroom in Nantucket featured by House Beautiful and photographed by Francesco Lagnese. It’s painted in Farrow & Ball’s, ‘Borrowed Light’. Here are some other favorite blue paint colors from the editors and designers featured in Elle Decor and House Beautiful that I pulled together for you. Elle Decor’s Favorite Blues: House Beautiful’s favorite blues: Waterside by Parker Paint 7573M, Verditer Blue by Sherwin-Williams, Electric Blue 225 by C2 Paint, Sassy Blue by Sherwin-Williams, Chinese Blue by Farrow & Ball, Heavenly Blue … Read more