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BM Color Capture App

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Have you tried the Benjamin Moore color app that helps you select paint colors?:

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I wrote about this app here when it first came out in 2011. I actually forgot all about until recently when trying to figure out the best shade of blue to work with this comforter:

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I used my phone to download

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Painted Back Bookshelves

Friday, June 19th, 2015

stratton blue

via      Benjamin Moore HC-142 Stratton Blue

I am working with a local client and we are now moving into the living room for our next project:

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I feel there is a real lack of color in the room with not much personality. Besides painting the walls, how would you try to bring in color?

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How Popular Are The 2015 Top Chosen Colors?

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Every year I wonder if the colors that were chosen by the major paint companies for the top spot of the year, actually become more popular with the consumer. Let’s take a look how this years colors are faring:

Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year 2015, Guilford Green HC-116:

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guilford green bedroom

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(Do you

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Pottery Barn’s Spring/Summer 2015 Color Palette

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

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The new Pottery Barn Color Palette for the spring and summer of 2015 has been announced. Such pretty colors! I thought you might enjoy looking through a few inspirational photos of the colors selected. A few of my favorites:

SW Naval

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sw carefree

via  SW Carefree

sw 2015

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Wall colors shown above

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Valuable Tip When Selecting Exterior Colors

Monday, May 18th, 2015

One of the best places to begin your search when selecting an exterior paint color, is Benjamin Moore’s Historical Color Palette: historical colors

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There is a reason why Benjamin Moore’s Historical Color Palette works so well for exteriors: amherst gray2

via  Amherst Gray HC-167

This palette of 174 time–honored

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Exterior Grays

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

One question I am asked often is if I have any good recommendations for an exterior gray paint color:

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via     Benjamin Moore Amherst Gray HC-167

Gray for exteriors is very popular right now. And for good reason- gray is a classic color that works with any exterior color scheme and combination

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