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Looking For a Soft Yellow

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Hi Kelly,

I hope you can help me! I have made so many trips to the paint store this week and every light yellow I bring home, it shows up bright and scary when I sample on the poster board! Would you have any suggestions for a quiet, mellow yellow? Thank you!

I decided to help her because she said that

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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:

amherst gray1

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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Revere Pewter With Oak Cabinets?

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

A reader recently wrote asking if I thought Benjamin Moore’s Revere Pewter paint color works well with oak cabinets. Here is a nice example I found on Houzz:

oak cabinets

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I think it works very well in the room above which has the oak cabinets. Since I could not find other photos online, I took my large

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5 Renovations That Offer the Biggest Return

Monday, March 30th, 2015

A question I receive often is asking for ideas on how to improve their home’s value. Whether you are remodeling to bring your home up to date or plan on selling, here are a few interesting facts from an article I read and thought you might find useful:

1) A new front door. (Return on investment

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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

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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:

sw maison blanche

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In the

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