Tuesday, January 28, 2014

White Walls....Snore...Snore...Yawn.

Flat, white painted walls are so over...color is king.  According to Huffington Post, "there are six great paint colors that will work in any home".  Golly, that's motivation enough to leave the white walls behind and start warming up your abode.  Read on to know which paint will make you happy...happy. Follow the above link to see these photos and more.

1.  Perfect for Commitment-Phobes:  Manchester Tan by Benjamin Moore, according to color expert, Sharon Grech, "this neutral paint is akin to an off-white, not gray or cold and not a boring beige."  Try it in: the kitchen.
2. Great Blue:  Behr Premium Paint, Cloisonne Blue, this soft blue sports hints of gray, a real "crowd-pleaser."  Try it in: bedrooms or hallways
3. Great Gray:  Benjamin Moore, Rockport Gray," timeless but this one has warm undertones to create a cozy feeling." Try it in: living room, kitchens and home offices. 
4.  Best Calming Color:  Sherwin Williams, Sea Salt, "sage green hues tend to work like a neutral, while still adding a little color to your space."  Try it in:  bedrooms, home offices, dining rooms and kitchens.  
5.  Most Flattering For Skin Tones:  Benjamin Moore, August Morning, "this golden apricot flatters every skin tone."  Try it in: a small bathroom.
6.  Best "Dramatic"Color:  Sherwin Williams, Tea Chest, "deep chocolate brown can go in pretty much any room, it sets off textures such as wood and textiles without being obtrusive."  Try it in:  living rooms, bedrooms, dining rooms.

Photo Traditional Dining Room by Covington Tile, Stone & Countertops Palatial Stone and Tile, LLC

Traditional Living Room by Charlotte Interior Designers & Decorators Carolina Design Associates, LLC

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