Category Archives: Paint Colors

Nearly Perfect Neutral Paint Colors

Nearly perfect neutral paint colors that are versatile and consistently work well.

  Healing Aloe Benjamin Moore via Life on Virginia Street   About three years, I pulled together a color palette and list of what I called “Nearly Perfect Neutral Paint Colors” and it’s way past time that I  update that palette.  I … Continue reading

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Benjamin Moore Edgecomb Gray: Color Spotlight

Benjamin Moore Edgecomb Gray. Color spotlight

source   Hello Creativity Exchange Readers! Jenny from Evolution of Style here and I’m excited to talking color at The Creativity Exchange.  Cyndy and I are both admitted paint geeks, so I always enjoy spotlighting some of my favorites.  Today I’m … Continue reading

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Chalk Paint Finish Now in a Spray Paint {Game Changer}

Krylon Chalk Paint Finish Spray Paint. Tips for how to use it and colors. Gorgeous Chalk finish.

  It was a matter of time before someone came out with a chalky paint finish in a spray paint. Honestly, I really never thought it could be done and actually look even halfway decent. Traditionally, that beautiful chalk paint finish … Continue reading

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Layering Indigo, Black and Gray: Moody Monday

Layer shades of indigo.

It’s been quite awhile since I’ve done a Moody Monday and I have been wanting to talk about something that I have been seeing lately and that’s black mixed with indigo and warm gray. I’m still stuck on indigo and … Continue reading

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2016 Benjamin Moore Color of the Year: Simply White

2016 Benjamin Moore Color of the Year Simply White.

  The 2016 Benjamin Moore Color of the Year just came out and {**drum roll**}…., and the paint color is Simply White.                                       … Continue reading

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Favorite Kitchen Trends and Updates with Huge Impact

Kitchen Updates and Trends with Big Impact.

Image via Pegasus Builders   Traditional Kitchen by Boston Kitchen & Bath Designers Venegas and Company Wall color is Storm by Benjamin Moore     Traditional Kitchen by Lincolnwood Kitchen & Bath Designers Jane Kelly, Kitchen and Bath Designer   … Continue reading

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Color Spotlight: Benjamin Moore Chelsea Gray

Benjamin Moore Chelsea Gray. Color Spotlight

Traditional Kitchen by Hinsdale Design-Build Firms Normandy Remodeling   Contemporary Kids by Lafayette Interior Designers & Decorators Holly Bender Interiors   Transitional Hall by Toronto Interior Designers & Decorators Nest Design Studio   I hope you guys had a fantastic … Continue reading

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2016 Paint Color Forecasts and Trends

Favorite colors from the paint companies' 2016 color forecasts and trend reports. The Creativity Exchange

  A few years ago, I started a tradition on the blog by sharing my favorite colors that I pulled from various paint companies annual color forecasts/trend reports for the coming year. To go back and look at my forecast posts from … Continue reading

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2015 Best Selling and Most Popular Paint Colors {Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore}

2015 Best Selling and Most Popular Sherwin Williams Paint Colors. The Creativity Exchange

  Beach Style Dining Room by Atlanta Interior Designers & Decorators Beth Webb Interiors Alabaster Sherwin Williams   Beach Style Living Room by Wilmington Interior Designers & Decorators Amy Tyndall Design Sea Salt Sherwin Williams     Traditional Kitchen by … Continue reading

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Tips for Painting Furniture with Enamel

Tips for what type of furniture pieces to paint with enamel and tips for getting a beautiful finish. The Creativity Exchange

A few weeks ago, I finished painting a chest/dresser piece for my friend An.  I wanted to share this project and tutorial with you guys because there are times and good reasons why painting furniture with enamel (oil based) paint … Continue reading

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