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Color Swap, Part Two

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

This post is for those who loved the Color Swap post here, and asked if I could list more similar Benjamin Moore and Sherwin Williams colors. So that you have the colors listed all together, I have listed the color names from last week at the beginning of this post:

Ben Moore Revere Pewter and Collonade Gray SW 7641

Ben Moore Palladian Blue HC-144 and Rainwashed SW 6211

Ben Moore Manchester Tan HC-81 and Softer Tan SW 6141

Ben Moore White Dove OC-17 and Greek Villa SW 7551

Ben Moore Classic Gray OC-23 and SW Zurich White SW 7626

Ben Moore Raspberry Truffle 2080-10 and SW Poinsettia SW 6594

Ben Moore Wythe Blue HC-143 and Quietude SW 6212

Ben Moore Bennington Gray HC-82 and Khaki Shade SW 7533

Ben Moore Grant Beige HC-83 and Naturel SW 7542

Ben Moore Gray Cashmere 2138-60 and Sea Salt SW 6204

Ben Moore Edgecomb Gray and Modern Gray SW 7632

Ben Moore Pale Oak OC-20 and Egret White SW 7570

Ben Moore Baby Fawn OC-15 and Modern Gray SW 7632

Ben Moore Hazy Skies OC-48 and Useful Gray SW 7050

Ben Moore Gentleman’s Gray 2062-20 and Rainstorm SW 6230

Ben Moore Sail Cloth Ext RM and Divine White SW 6105

Ben Moore Finnie Gray CW-55 and Prairie Grass SW 7546

Ben Moore Cole Stone CW-60 and Bunglehouse Gray SW 2845

No pretty pictures this week! This is my first post without one picture. I thought it would be easier for you to print the list if you desired. Hope you enjoyed!

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More SW Favorites

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

It seems I left out a few important popular Sherwin Williams paint colors in my list the other day. I received a few letters from readers suggesting other SW colors that I forgot to mention. Well, here are your favorites plus a few more of my own:

Sherwin Williams 7526, Maison Blanche:

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In the photo below, the top of wall is Maison Blanche, bottom color is Nantucket Dune SW 7527:

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Very pretty color, especially with the blue!

SW 6106, Kilim Beige:

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SW 7652, Mineral Deposit:

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Love this color on the ceiling:

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SW 6204 Sea Salt:

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SW 6990, Caviar:

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 SW7024 Functional Gray:

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What a perfect geige paint color.

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SW 6479, Drizzle:

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And, how could I forget Accessible Beige?!:

SW 7036, Accessible Beige:

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The paint color in the room behind is SW 6211,Rainwashed. Don’t the two colors look great together?

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Beautiful!

I guess I did leave out a couple of great colors the first time around. Any other favorites you would like to add?

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Beautiful Kitchen Transformation

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Happy New Year everyone! I wish you all a very happy, healthy and prosperous 2015!

I wanted to share with you an online kitchen redesign I have been working on. I have been working with Jeff for a few months. He sent me photos and asked for ideas to update and refresh his kitchen without taking out the existing oak cabinets.

Since his oak cabinets are so bossy, we had to address them first and find the right paint color. I gave Jeff a few wall color options that would work well and he decided on Benjamin Moore Agave AF-420. This paint color works beautifully with oak cabinets:

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Jeff’s Kitchen Before:

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After Painting:

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I love how Agave looks with the white trim also:

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After we selected the paint color, I helped him choose his new countertops and backsplash:

jeff backsplasha

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I love the artwork he choose for the room and it gave us our beautiful green and blue color palette:

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I sent him ideas with photos and links to products I knew would work well. He would choose the items he liked best that fit his budget and style.

We picked out lighting, rugs and window treatments and other accessories. Here is the design board I put together for him:

Jeff's Design Board

Kitchen Before:

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After:

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Before:

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And After:

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Doesn’t it look great? (He is changing the rug to a larger size.)

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He loves it! I think it came out beautifully. So happy. We are still working on little details which I will share another day.

Happy New Year My Friends!

If you need help selecting paint colors for your home, contact me today.

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Searching For A Color Name

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

A reader recently wrote and asked if I could help her track down the name of a Benjamin Moore paint color. She had seen a 2012 Pottery Barn color chart in my blog here:

pb 2012

She is looking for the color name of the blue that is in the second row, seventh from left. I usually save all of my color charts, but unfortunately, I moved last year and had to get rid of a lot of my paperwork. I even checked with my Ben Moore rep, but she could not find the old chart either.

So I am reaching out and asking you my readers if you have an old chart of Pottery Barn’s Fall/Winter 2012 colors? Could you please write and let us know what the color is? I can make an educated guess, but it is important she get the actual color name.

Can you help out? I really appreciate and so does Gretchen!

Have a great weekend everyone!

If you need help selecting paint colors for your home, contact me today.

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